Posts tagged: Golf

Kim Jong-il, Super Jock

He bowled a 300 game, shot a 34 for 18 holes in his very first round of golf, and knocked out Muhammad Ali in a three-round exhibition bout. Which of these achievements did Kim Jong-il not claim?

“I Have to Admit I Was a Prat”

“I used to give myself airs and graces when I was younger,” he said in the glow of victory. “I have to admit I was a prat. I was rude to people if I’d had a bad round, and it wasn’t right. But I like to think I have
learned from my mistakes.”Nice little story about Darren Clarke, winner of this year’s British Open.

Prince Charles With a Golf Cart and a Goat

Let’s get right to it.That’s Prince Charles at front left, riding in a little green golf cart while touring Celtic Manor golf course in Wales today, before this weekend’s Ryder Cup golf tournament. 

Tiger Woods Fan Goes Over the Top

Can’t resist pointing out this photo by Matt Sullivan for Reuters, taken during practice for this week’s PGA Championships.  The tournament is in Wisconsin — hence the cheese head atop the tiger.  (That is, atop the tiger with giant biceps and claws holding a golf ball on a tee. Atop a baseball cap.)

John Daly Misses Whole Milk

His weight has dropped to 195 pounds, and his drink of choice is Diet Coke. His says the thing he misses most is whole milk, which his stomach can’t handle any more either. “I used to drink a half gal of that a day,” he said. “When you were as hungover as I used to be, it was great. Got rid of everything.”

Tiger Woods’s ‘Masterclass in Evasion’

Tiger Woods held a press conference yesterday at Augusta National, and journalists weren’t too satisfied.  John Hopkins of The Times called it “a master class in evasion.”