This is a gathering place to talk about sports beyond golf. After all, we can’t help ourselves. We spent our lifetimes covering a wide range of events, from the Olympics to the NCAAs, from World Series to Super Bowls. We have a passion for golf and a tendency to offer opinions on all sports. We enjoy the debate. Think of this space as folks just sitting around a table, maybe a cold one in our hands, and letting loose.
Archive for 'Beyond Golf'
One of the rotten things about getting old(er) is that you never know when you’ll be informed that you no longer are worthy of doing something you have done diligently and honestly for the past 32 [...]
Donald Trump says the golf industry supports him because “they know I’m right.” Four leading golf organizations said he’s wrong. The PGA Tour, LPGA Tour, USGA and PGA of America said Wednesday that Trump’s views on [...]
The grass is too brown and bumpy. It’s hard to reach the greens. It’s a much harder walk than anyone imagined. Yada, yada, yada… Have a tournament on a new course like Chambers Bay and someone [...]
ONE: Seven years have passed since Chambers Bay was awarded the 2015 U.S. Open. That was 2008 when the course was not even a year old. It has taken a lot of slow growing seasons and [...]
Another championship has been added to the Dodger Stadium landscape, but back-to-back National League West titles seem rather mundane to the storied franchise that hasn’t been a World Series champion since 1998. That’s nothing compared to [...]
The last time the Seattle Mariners were favored to win the American League West was when the franchise put together a team that virtually couldn’t lose. That was 2001, one of the most remarkable seasons in [...]
From EDITOR’S NOTE: Once again this year, football fans understand that the one place to go on the web that provides reliable, certifiable and justifiable opinion on Super Bowl XLIX it is, of course, Golferswest.com. As you [...]
List the players I selected on my Hall of Fame ballot? Are you kidding me? After what happened last year when a well-known national baseball voice used the three writers on this web site as one [...]
Just like last year, three new names on the Hall of Fame ballot I received in the mail jumped out at me, and the easy part was putting a check-mark in the boxes to the left of the names [...]
When it comes to voting for baseball’s Hall of Fame every year – and the criticism that inevitably follows – what it really comes down to is one’s perception of who was a ‘great’ player and [...]