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'

Users cheated the spirit of the game

Users cheated the spirit of the game

(Editor’s note: Golferswest.com has three writers on staff who also were every-day baseball writers, in a previous writing life. They have a combined newspaper experience of more than 100 years, mostly covering baseball and the Seattle [...]

Bowl picks – The winner is … a tie!

Bowl picks – The winner is … a tie!

History was made Monday night in the College Football National Championship game between Alabama and Clemson. For the first time in five years, there is a two-way tie for Golferswest.com’s mythical College Football Post-season prognostication. Yep, [...]

Let the Playoffs Begin!

Let the Playoffs Begin!

PHOENIX, AZ – The PGA TOUR wraparound season has already begun, but there’s still one more 2018 champion to crown.  The competition for the PGA TOUR Champions Charles Schwab Cup has been intense all season, and [...]

Pee Wee recalls walk-off home run

Pee Wee recalls walk-off home run

Former Mariners left fielder Greg Briley looks back to 1991 (As told to Jim Street) Greg (Pee Wee) Briley spent five of his six Major League seasons with the Mariners being used primarily on a platoon [...]

Perry won his 300th game as a Mariner

Perry won his 300th game as a Mariner

Hall of Fame right-hander Gaylord Perry turns back the clock to 1982. (As told to Jim Street) Gaylord Perry, who won 314 games and was inducted into the National Baseball Hall of Fame in 1991, started [...]

First MLB win ranks No. 1 for Hanson

First MLB win ranks No. 1 for Hanson

Former Mariners pitcher Erik Hanson turns the clock back to 1988. (As told to Jim Street)     A second-round draft selection out of Wake Forest University in June 1986, the right-handed starter needed slightly more than [...]

Gar’s biggest game: Game 4, not 5

Gar’s biggest game: Game 4, not 5

Former Mariners Designated Hitter Edgar Martinez looks back to 1995 (As told to Jim Street) Edgar Martinez, one of the most productive and popular players in franchise history, spent his entire MLB career with the Mariners. [...]

Hendu was No. 1 in Mariners history

Hendu was No. 1 in Mariners history

Dave Henderson turns back the clock to 1981 (As told to Jim Street) Selected in the first round of the 1977 June draft (the Mariners’ first-ever draft pick), Hendu spent the first six years of his [...]

Bosio: From howling puppy to no-hitter

Bosio: From howling puppy to no-hitter

Former Mariners pitcher Chris Bosio turns back the clock to 1993 (As told to Jim Street) Chris Bosio spent four of his 11 Major League seasons with the Mariners. He posted a 27-31 record with Seattle, [...]

The night Holman was nearly perfect

The night Holman was nearly perfect

Brian Holman looks back to 1990 (As told to Jim Street) Right-handed pitcher Brian Holman was acquired from the Montreal Expos on May 25, 1989, along with pitchers Randy Johnson and Gene Harris, for Mark Langston [...]