An unkind word for Tiger Woods

Going into the final day of the British Open Tiger Woods was in pretty good shape but he loused up his final round and ended up a non-factor. For several years now, he has established a pattern in majors -- stay close and then flop on the final day. I [...]

By | July 21st, 2013|22 Comments

Tiger Woods is Mike Tyson

Here is the opening to my Tuesday column: Tiger Woods is Mike Tyson, and Mike Tyson is Tiger Woods. This is not to suggest Woods and Tyson have the same personality. Tyson was a thug who went to the slammer for rape, although he seems kind of lovable now. And [...]

By | June 17th, 2013|12 Comments

A Tiger Woods question

Is Tiger Woods still a superstar?

By | April 15th, 2013|16 Comments

Tiger Woods, some questions

I don't play golf, am not familiar with all the rules, so I have some questions about Tiger Woods' transgression. Please help me. Should Woods have known better than to drop the ball where he did? Was he trying to cheat? Is it right that he got penalized two shots [...]

By | April 14th, 2013|9 Comments

Tiger Woods doesn’t win British Open

Tiger Woods had a bad round today and finished third in the British Open. Third is good, but we notice Woods seems to collapse a lot on the final day of tournaments. Why is it he plays well for three days and washes out on the fourth? Can someone explain?

By | July 22nd, 2012|11 Comments

Tiger Woods falters

Here is the opening to my Sunday column about the faltering Tiger Woods at the US Open: SAN FRANCISCO You can't exactly say Tiger Woods choked. You can't say he choked even though he shot six bogies on Saturday, bogeyed two of his last three holes like some amateur who'd [...]

By | June 16th, 2012|7 Comments

Olympic course humbles the mighty

Here is the opening to my Friday column about the golf threesome -- Tiger Woods, Bubba Watson and Phil Mickelson: SAN FRANCISCO The world stopped at 7:33 Thursday morning. Tiger Woods and Phil Mickelson and Bubba Watson were approaching the tee at the ninth hole of the U.S. Open at [...]

By | June 15th, 2012|6 Comments

Phil Mickelson vs. Tiger Woods

Here is the opening to my Thursday column on Phil Mickelson which really is a compare and contrast of him and Tiger Woods. Hey, I was an English major. SAN FRANCISCO When reporters interviewed Tiger Woods at the Olympic Club this week, they mostly asked about him. But when reporters [...]

By | June 13th, 2012|17 Comments

Is this Tiger Woods’ week?

Here is the opening to my Wednesday column about Tiger Woods: SAN FRANCISCO Tiger Woods had just gone full snippy in a Tuesday news conference. He tries to act nice, he really does, but full snippy is right below the surface. A reporter asked the obvious question, the key question [...]

By | June 12th, 2012|13 Comments

Does Tiger Woods choke?

Is Tiger Woods turning into a choker? He can make all the shots, at least it seems that way. But he choked at the AT&T and he sure seemed to choke at the Masters on Friday. When he kicked his club it wasn't rude like some people wrote. Baseball players [...]

By | April 6th, 2012|8 Comments