Last month, ESPN golf analyst Paul Azinger offered a 140-character analysis of President Barack Obama's job creation record, a zinger from Azinger that reverberated around the web. Tweeted the analyst:"Facts: Potus has played more golf this month than I have; I have created more jobs this month than he has: #Marthasvineyard
The 37th Ryder Cup finally gets underway Friday at the magnificent Valhalla course in Kentucky, as the golfing elite on both sides of the Atlantic get a rare opportunity to play as part of a team over three days.
He's the best golfer in the world today, and arguably one of the greatest players of all time. He's raised the profile of the sport across the world, attracting legions of fans whenever he plays. And he is injured.
September's show focuses on golf's biggest team event, The Ryder Cup. We take a look at the golfers who will be teeing off for the U.S. and European teams this time around, as well as looking back at the competition's heritage.
The new season began last week, at the Sony Open, the tournament the players all call Hawaii. The Mercedes-Benz Championship, the one Vijay Singh won at Kapalua in the first week of January? That's a dressed-up exhibition, winners only, another chance for the rich to get richer. The real start -- caddie changes in place, new gizmos on the practice tee, virgin irons in the bag, the exquisite grind of the Tour, all in the name of staying out there -- began for real last week. Charles Howell, who finished a shot back, said you start every season with all manner of golfing resolutions, but they're all on a short leash, one bad shot away from being discarded. The veteran Paul Goydos, a master of deadpan with a fitting nickname, had only one good week in 2006, a second-place finish in the Chrysler Championship, the final full-field event of the year, providing him with a $466,400 paycheck that allowed him to save his card. "I spent 10 weeks hoping that what worked at the end of last year would work in the new o
1. VJ Thirty wins since turning 30, the second man to cross $50 million in career earning, the almost-44-year-old Vijay Singh just keeps coming. If he putts all year like he did at the Mercedes, he will easily re-establish himself as the second-best player in golf.