Big Break Disney – “Hothead” heads home

This week, we watched one of the most passionate, emotional, entertaining, vocal (and dare I say, controversial) contestants The Big Break has ever seen ‘calmly’ exit the series. Okay, maybe not all that calmly – maybe the Happy Gilmore swack at the ball on the green was a tiny bit over the top, but that was pretty tame for Blake, ... Read More »

Big Break Disney loses a champion

Since the day I read the Big Break Disney announcement about this season’s contestants I was absolutely certain Vincent Johnson, the first recipient of the Charlie Sifford Exemption at the 2009 Northern Trust Open, would be the winner. And I was right. Vincent is a winner. The Big Break lost. The wrong person went home. Vincent has game, talent, attitude, ... Read More »

Big Break Disney 5: From sad to sensational

Well…I don’t know about you, but for me this week’s Big Break was one sad experience after another, starting with the first immunity challenge. Not one of the players came to that challenge with their A game/shot. No wonder they asked for “do over”. Sure, Tony and Gipper got two points and won immunity and deserve congratulations, but that was ... Read More »

Big Break Disney 3 – “Skip to my Lou” Kmax gets dunked

It was one of those happy/sad episodes for me on Big Break Disney this week. First I was really happy that Kevin Erdman escaped his second elimination challenge (Although I think he’s trying to give me a heart attack!), but I was sad to see Kevan Maxwell, better known as KMAX, leave this week’s show. If ever someone needed a ... Read More »

Big Break Disney 2 – The curtain falls for Andreas

They say in show business, “Break a Leg” instead of “Good Luck” because superstitious actors believe that saying “Good Luck” will only bring them bad. I wonder if maybe someone whispered those two deadly words in Andreas’s ear as he headed into day 2 of Big Break Disney. The son of actress Susan Lucci certainly didn’t win any Emmys’ or ... Read More »

Golfers just keep on giving (and not just on tour)

You can always tell when the golf season is winding down. First, Tiger is no where to be seen. Second, the defending champions for the final 5 tournaments of the season are the people we haven’t seen on a leaderboard in the last 6 months and, Third, we have tournaments named after charities and celebrities. Like this week’s Justin Timberlake ... Read More »