The popular golfer from Northern Ireland is on a tear this year.
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Remembering the sharp-dressed, wild-driving “golfing bon vivant” Walter Hagen.
If you were the Supreme Commander during World War II and president, you get your own cabin at the site of The Masters.
Three old lions of golf teed it up first at The Masters.
Betting on the Masters is big business, thanks to the wonders of the Internet.
Golfer I.K. Kim missed a one-foot putt yesterday and lost the Kraft Nabisco Championship.
He gets a “stress-free, five-stroke victory” at the Arnold Palmer Invitational — his first since his divorce.
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 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.
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.
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.)
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 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.”