Monthly Archives: June 2008

Michelle Wie and US Open…”I think I can win.”

There’s little doubt that Michelle Wie has a ton of talent. And there’s little doubt that someday she will/could win the US Open (the Ladies that is :)). And of course, we all agree, that if you don’t believe you can win, you never will. But come on people! This is not Munich – this is not a qualifying round ... Read More »

New Golf Etiquette Movie starring Padraig Harrington

Hey everyone If you’ve been watching The Big Break Ka’anapali, you’ll already know that golf etiquette (or lack thereof) has fueled controversy and conflict with the contestants and has brought many golf forum participants to the boiling point over the past few weeks. Well, I just read in The Irish Times – Sports Saturday newspaper this weekend that Pádraig Harrington ... Read More »

Congratulations to US Open Challenger, John Atkinson

– the man who faced fear straight on and took the Golf Digest Challenge at Torrey Pines this weekend, playing one round at Torrey Pines in the exact conditions that the pros play at the US Open. Remember last year, Tiger Woods said that a 10-handicap player couldn’t possibly break 100 on the US Open setup – no way. Well, ... Read More »

Another Sting by Vijay Singh

Not sure how I missed this story earlier this week, but it really doesn’t surprise me too much. Vijay has gotten himself into media trouble before. He sure isn’t afraid to say what he thinks, is he? And obviously he’s been thinking that the UK players are slacking off… “Lots of them start out with the right intentions and the ... Read More »

Monty needs a Miracle at this Major

If you like Monty like I like Monty, then you should check out this story in the Independent below. It’s full of good quotes, some humor and definitely some “oh really’s!”. The comment that surprised me the most was this quote from Colin about his future in the majors… “I think I will play in 15 to 20 more majors, ... Read More »

Happy 60th birthday Sandra Post!

Hey all you Crazy Golfing Canucks! Sandra Post turned 60 today! Can you believe it? Just last week she was at UBC giving a golf clinic for Jazz Golf. I wish I had known then…I’d have gone up and wished her a Happy B’day. Actually, I had a tee time and couldn’t stick around anyway, but I wanted to thank ... Read More »

Strange golf weekend – Robert Karlsson a bridesmaid again

You all know by now what a big fan I am of the European Tour and my fave players include Darren Clarke, Miguel Angel Jimenez, Nick Dougherty, Lee Westwood, Padraig Harrington and so many other greats we see pretty regularly on the PGA as well, like Sergio Garcia and Ian Poulter. And of course, the ever loveable Monty 🙂 But ... Read More »

Keep golfing – live longer

As I started to write about the Wales Open results today, I came across this article and had to share it. As an avid and fanatical golfer who just can’t get enough of golf, I think I may now know why. I must instinctively have known that if I golf, I’ll live longer. And the longer I live, the more ... Read More »