Monthly Archives: June 2011

Big Break Indian Wells 7: Double Trouble

I guess it was inevitable that there would be an episode with two eliminations in it, given that Petey had come back and we only had a few shows left, but I was still thrown for a loop on how it happened. Imagine how the Music Man felt that morning. John had just paid the price for avoiding elimination the ... Read More »

Big Break IW 6: Oren is Ousted

How does a golfer putt from 35+ yards out and get it to tap-in range at the hole and then miss the next putt?  I guess we’d have to ask Oren – this week’s Big Break eliminated contestant.  No question, given 100 chances to make that short putt, Oren would have sunk it 99 times.  But isn’t it always the way?  ... Read More »

Big Break IW 5: Redemption is Sweet!

Or sour, depending on which Big Break hotel you happen to be staying in. Once again, Golf Channel has come through with a great new format change to the Big Break.  Sure we’ve seen playback challenges before, but this one added a new twist on an old theme.  I loved it! Offering “potential” redemtion to an eliminated contestant was a ... Read More »

Big Break IW-4: No walk of shame for Russell

After the first 2 episodes of the Big Break Indian Wells, I was a bit put off by Russell.  He seemed so wound up and aggressive – almost like he had a chip on his shoulder.  And his comments about David having it in for him last week, beating him twice, seemed so ridiculous.  But I was wrong. This week ... Read More »

Golf book recommendation: The Caddie Who Won the Masters

Have you ever picked up a book and knew within the first 2 pages that you were going to love it? Well, that’s how I felt when I cracked the bindings on John Coyne’s, The Caddie Who Won The Masters. This book captivated me from the very beginning and I read it in record time.  It was so entertaining that ... Read More »