Archive for August, 2008

How should hard-core golfers vote?

Yazan: mulligan | 30 August 2008 | Comments Off
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Now that the teams are officially set, I am wondering how a single-issue golf voter should look at the upcoming election. To my knowledge, Senators Barack Obama and Joe Biden are both golfers, but neither Senator John McCain or Governor Sarah Palin are. However, Senator McCain must be golf-friendly to be popular in his home […]



Annika Sorenstam bounces first pitch — is it the worst first pitch ever?

Yazan: mulligan | 28 August 2008 | Comments Off
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Not good, but Carl Lewis was worse: But Mariah Carey and the mayor of Cincinnati may be tied for the worst ever:



Asian American Justice Center organizes boycott of LPGA for "English proficiency" rule

Yazan: mulligan | 28 August 2008 | Comments Off
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Washington, D.C. – The Asian American Justice Center (AAJC) urges the LPGA sponsors to withdraw support of the Tour until the English proficiency policy is retracted. The LPGA will require all players to be proficient in English starting in 2009 and those who cannot pass an oral evaluation of English skills face suspension from the […]



Tiger Woods putts Rubik’s cube (square) into round hole

Yazan: mulligan | 27 August 2008 | Comments Off
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LOL!



2 Ryder Cup 6-day International Pavilion tickets for sale

Yazan: mulligan | 27 August 2008 | Comments Off
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The bidding is on ebay, if you’re interested.



The LPGA to require players to speak English in 2009 — is new rule discriminatory or just desperate?

Yazan: mulligan | 26 August 2008 | Comments Off
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Golfweek reports that the LPGA has just passed a new rule to require all players to speak English. Hilary Lunke, president of the Player Executive Committee, explained the rule as a way to ensure the pro-am events at each tournament continue to draw interest from the public. The LPGA also explains the “English proficiency” rule […]



The Golf Blog interview with 2-time gold medalist Misty May-Treanor, Part 2

Yazan: mulligan | 25 August 2008 | Comments Off
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The Golf Blog: What is your handicap in golf? Misty: I don’t know my handicap, I’ve only broken 100 once. I shoot around a 105. The Golf Blog: What’s the best and worst part of your game? The sand? Misty: [laughter] I’d say the best part of my game is I can drive the ball […]




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