Monthly Archives: September 2007

The Presidents Cup as seen from Canada and the US

HiI’ve been browsing through the news on both sides of the border and find it interesting the different perspectives the two countries’ journalists put on this tourney… I enjoyed the trash talking in the Washington Times Daily today. It is fun to see the “gentlemen of golf” let down their guard and show their human (and not so gentlemany) side. ... Read More »

Which is better – the Presidents Cup or the Ryder Cup?

I’d be curious as to your opinion on this question…which is better: The Presidents Cup or The Ryder Cup? This article does present a compelling argument for the Presidents Cup. On paper, it looks better, but there is something to be said for the long standing history of the Ryder Cup, the passion of the European players and their ability ... Read More »

An overview of Presidents Cup in Gazette

Hi everyone In follow up to my last rant about a lack of press about the Presidents Cup, I found that the Montral Gazette did put together a nice package of information on the tournament (history, line ups, etc) – they dedicated quite a few pages. (Too bad this didn’t come out a bit earlier so people could get excited ... Read More »

Presidents Cup finally makes Canadian News

Hi y’all I don’t know about you, but as a Canadian, “eh”, I am pretty disappointed in the lack of attention paid by Canadian newspapers on the Presidents Cup. Sure, they’re talking about it now, but frankly, the past month or two should have been full of stories and articles and interviews about it. But I have online access to ... Read More »

Obese birdies don’t fly south and a disappointing fantasy four

Although most of today’s news is about Drug testing in golf (yawn), I came across this story about Canada Geese in California not flying south because they are just too fat from all the junk food bird lovers are feeding them. At first I thought it was funny, but I’m the first one to tip toe through th e disgusting ... Read More »

He IS good enough to get angry!

No one loves a passionate golfer more than I do. But sometimes that passion has negative consequences and well…you pay the price for that. And so Ian Poulter is facing another fine. When my partner or I get angry and swear or bang our club on the ground, we remind each other that “You’re not good enough to get angry”. ... Read More »

Pathetic tabloid antics don’t win any awards

Divorce…it’s ugly for everyone. So if something is ugly, why would you want to hang it out like your dirty laundry out for everyone to see/read? From this story, it looks like Andy Mill is trying very hard to either gain sympathy or pity – hard to tell. But his comments below were not spoken in haste. He had to ... Read More »