Monthly Archives: March 2011

Leaderboard Watching

“Karrie Webb in the interview room!” the LPGA Tour media staff loudly announced in the media center at the RR Donnelley LPGA Founders Cup that had just been concluded at the JW Marriott Phoenix Desert Ridge Resort and Spa. Fortunately, … Continue reading

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Never Say Die!

In yesterday’s post, “The Tapping Grows Fainter,” I wrote parenthetically that T4, Gary Woodland, had been all over the top of the leaderboards this year and was due any week now. This was finally his week. He won the Transistions … Continue reading

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The Founders Cup’s Final Four

The inaugural RR Donnelley LPGA Founders Cup got off to a cracking success on the first two days and now we have a sort of golfing homage to college basketball’s grandest stages: by all that’s possible in statistics, we’re down to … Continue reading

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The Tapping Grows Fainter

In yesterday’s post, “Tampa Bay Tapping,” I wrote about four players who, after two rounds, were tapping on the door to a win at this week’s PGA Tour stop, the Transitions Championship: Garrett Willis, Chris Couch, Sergio Garcia and Webb … Continue reading

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This Is Mastery

I was really interested in following Gerina Piller this morning at the RR Donnelley LPGA Founders Cup. You may remember her as Gerina Mendoza from the Golf Channel’s, Big Break Prince Edward Island. I know I did because, without taking … Continue reading

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Tampa Bay Tapping

There are a whole lot of players in contention at this week’s PGA Tour stop. The Transitions Championship played Innisbrook Resort’s Copperhead Course in Palm Harbor, Florida has a mere 8-stroke spread from top to bottom of those who made … Continue reading

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Scenes From The LPGA Tour

The little girl carrying the walking scoreboard, her parents proudly following in the gallery, started up the steep slope of the desert wash to get to the short fairway of the par 5. It didn’t seem like much of a … Continue reading

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Yani Tseng Mastery Interview

After an initial couple of minutes continuing the conversation from her press conference at the RR Donneley LPGA Founders Cup at the JW Marriott Phoenix Desert Ridge Resort about her taking on the English language, I went right to the … Continue reading

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Yani Tseng Press Conference

As a follow-up to this morning’s post, I had a chance to ask Yani Tseng questions during her press conference in the interview room that went to her efforts to learn English. After the press conference, I had a chance … Continue reading

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Early Mornings

We watch all of these professional tournaments and it’s easy to lose sight of one of the more demanding aspects of professional golf. We see the sun wafting down on the course and the players and think of that as the … Continue reading

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