There is no other sports event in Boston where the very, very best compete with the stakes so high and the calendar marked with X's with four straight days of competition guaranteed in writing.
Even the most savvy golf aficionado might struggle to explain the PGA Tour's FedEx Cup system to determine the PGA Tour Champion, now in its sixth year.
Armstrong might lose his seven titles, but he seems confident that he is in little danger of losing anything else. The public has become so inured to doping stories now that it pretty much assumes every athlete takes something or other in the race to the top.
"I was never that serious about my career, in terms of firing agents, pushing for jobs, things that like. Kids today are a lot more savvy. I was happy with what came along."
While the internet was buzzing over Michael Phelps' 22 Olympic medals and Jim Furyk's epic collapse at Bridgestone, John Daly was quietly putting together his best tournament in years.
If Tiger Woods wins the PGA Championship this weekend on The Ocean Course in Kiawah Island, S.C., they should put his given name on the trophy -- Eldrick.
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With our collective fixation on Tiger Woods, Phil Mickelson has gone unscathed. But the truth is, after not making the cut at the British Open, you have to speculate about his future.
Mr. Woods was inserted into a bubble early in his life and then surrounded by sycophants trying to figure out a way to mooch off of him, use him for their own gain, or just bask in his fame.
I know Jeremy Lin went to Harvard and I didn't, but I think he should be smart enough to just shut up. There was no crime in what he did, he opted for the most cash. Just about everyone does it, no need to apologize.
L.L. Cool J sang, "Don't call it a comeback I been here for years." I am sure that is the sentiment of Tiger Woods regarding his win on Sunday at the AT&T National but the reality is that Woods is having a great comeback.
Every May thousands of golf fans head to Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida for The Players, arguably the most noted tournament outside the four majors and certainly the most fan-friendly. The rest of the year, this amicable town located in St. Johns County, Florida, just south of Jacksonville, is a haven for golfers.
As Tiger held the lead going into the weekend, we had all but anointed him with the victory. Funny thing, his game didn't get the memo.
They say par is just a number, and at the Olympic Club that number is 70. As a result only six golfers beat par and only one of them is named Tiger Woods.
As Lebron leads his Miami Heat through a brutal playoff finals series against the Oklahoma City Thunder, and as Tiger tries to recapture his magic formula for winning Major tournaments in this week's U.S. Open, I will be enthusiastically cheering both of them on.
Lord Voldemort succeeded in killing Albus Dumbledore. Tiger Woods chipped in on 16 at the Memorial. And two worlds shook.