National Golf Day was May 21, 2014. There are so many great things about golf that extend far beyond the actual sport.
By Jerry Zezima As a guy who has always loved Mark Twain's definition of golf as "a good walk spoiled," I had never aspired to be the next Tiger Wood...
Being that golf is one of the most expensive sports to play, pricey items like golf clubs, attire, and greens fees often make the game cost-prohibitive for today's youth. Not surprisingly the National Golf Foundation has reported a precipitous decline in participation, threatening the game's future.
This is the first time in 20 years The Masters tournament will go on without Woods, who has captured the coveted green jacket four times.
Even at the highest level, we need to work on the part of the game/trade that gives us the most difficulty -- no matter how menial.
It seems to me that this tendency to excuse libertine excesses by talented people inverts our moral hierarchy, since it basically says that those whom we acclaim as best are excused for acting the worst.
Does Tiger really believe he can win each and every event he tees it up in? It's a pretty bold statement from a bold guy, but here's the thing: if anyone else made that statement it would be hard to believe, but coming from Tiger Woods not only does he believe it, it's very possible.
Brandel Chamblee should know better. In case you missed it, Brandel Chamblee is the Golf Channel analyst and former PGA player who recently suggested Tiger Woods has cheated in golf tournaments. Woods had four rules issues last season, three of which that resulted in two-stroke penalties, but he is far from a cheater.
He came up empty in the search for his 15th major championship and came up a little short in his bid for the Fed-Ex cup, but Tiger Woods was deservedly named the PGA Tour Player of the year yet again.
As you thought there couldn't be any more footage of live clips, scenes, photo exhibits, other artistic reinterpretations or the highly bestowed awards of honor related to Muhammad Ali, here comes a powerful new documentary titled, The Trials of Muhammad Ali.
The "labor" day of golf did not begin very well for Sweden's Henrik Stenson.
Sometimes in the big-time world of bigger-time sports, we all tend to forget the fact we're watching everyday people do extraordinary things right after they've done the everyday things themselves.
Tiger, who has not won a major championship since the 2008 U.S. Open, looks as strong as ever, yet something else jumps out: his mental performance.
Where there's a great risk, the level of excitement and thrill is heightened and there's an effort to push the envelope further and further. The greater the risk the greater the thrill.
Inspired by Vonn and Woods's budding histoire d'amour, we've assembled an all-star lineup of our favorite sports-world pairings, from tennis It-couple Maria Sharapova and Grigor Dimitrov to newly engaged basketball lovebirds Kevin Durant and Monica Wright.
History books may read far differently today if some of the most famous journeys inadvertently went left instead of right, north as opposed to south, or even down rather than up.