Archive for 'May,2012 '

Too slow? LPGA unfairly penalizes Pressel

Too slow? LPGA unfairly penalizes Pressel

Morgan Pressel lost her first opportunity in five years to win a golf tournament Sunday, not necessarily because of a better opponent. She lost because of bad decision by LPGA officials that had nothing to do [...]

MLB Power Ratings: Dodgers No. 1

MLB Power Ratings: Dodgers No. 1

GW’s MLB Power Ratings (Week 6): 1. Dodgers (2): Life without Matt Kemp, currently on the 15-day DL, definitely will be a stern test for manager Don Mattingly and the pitching-rich NL West leaders. 2. Rangers [...]

Munoz, Pressel offer their versions

Munoz, Pressel offer their versions

AZAHARA MUNOZ MODERATOR: I’d like to welcome 2012 Sybase Match Play Championship champion Azahara Munoz into the interview room. Aza, congratulations. Can you take me through this afternoon’s final round? MUNOZ: Thank you. Well, it’s been [...]

Top players ousted at Sybase event

Top players ousted at Sybase event

Most of the best LPGA players have been eliminated entering the final rounds Sunday of the Sybase Match Player Championship at Hamilton Farms GC in Gladstone, N.J. No player ranked higher than 20th has reached the [...]

Are Angels in dysfunctional mode?

Are Angels in dysfunctional mode?

A power struggle appears to have emerged within the Angels organization and it isn’t a pretty sight. That was made clear in a story written by ESPN.com reporter Mark Saxon. Regarded by many before the season [...]

Accenture returns to Dove Mountain

Accenture returns to Dove Mountain

After considerable review, the PGA Tour has decided to stay the course and keep the World Golf Championships-Accenture Match Play Championship at The Ritz-Carlton, Dove Mountain near Tucson. There had been talks of moving the event [...]

How PING took flight

How PING took flight

NOTE: This story originally appeared in the December 2009 issue of Cascade Golfer, the Puget Sound region’s most widely-distributed golf magazine, and is reprinted here with permission.  To learn how to subscribe to Cascade Golfer, visit [...]

NBA Playoffs: When losing is winning

NBA Playoffs: When losing is winning

In a perfect world, there would be no NBA champion this season. How close we came to that. The players struck; the owners locked out. Talks broke down again and again. Charges were leveled. Bad blood. [...]

For Matt Kuchar, change is good

For Matt Kuchar, change is good

Take heart, Tiger Woods, you can change your swing and actually get better. Just look at what it has done for Matt Kuchar. At this point in Woods’ illustrious career, whenever he enters a tournament, it’s [...]

‘Golf junkie’ smiles his way to victory

‘Golf junkie’ smiles his way to victory

LAURA HILL: It’s my pleasure to introduce and announce our 2012 The Players Championship winner, Mr. Matt Kuchar. I know any win is special, this one for a variety of reasons, Mother’s Day, your family is here. [...]