———————————————————— by Olin Browne 5th Hole Correspondent, White Cover Magazine ———————————————————— At first glance, Adam Scott’s ascension to the top of the Augusta-based heap seems perfectly in line with every other young — or youthful — golfer. Of course, Scott looks a lot younger than he is, which is 32. In reality, his golf game and […]Read more "Just How Good is Adam Scott?"
———————————————————— by Olin Browne 5th Hole Correspondent, White Cover Magazine ———————————————————— Tiger Woods is back, apparently. Being ranked number one in the world for the first time since his sex addiction was merely a hobby will do that to your reputation, but the Masters is still four days long and it starts this Thursday — not last […]Read more "Plastic Tees: The Top 5 Challengers to Tiger Woods’ 2013 Masters Quest"
———————————————————— by Turner Lavoie Haight-Ashbury Correspondent, White Cover Magazine ———————————————————— The thing about golf is, it’s popularity has legitimized it to the point that it’s formed its own brand of cool and it’s transcended its obvious nerdy-ness. Let’s not forget: this is a sport of men — white men — who think that Tiger Woods is good-looking. […]Read more "Preppy Sports: The Thing About Golf Is…"
Sometimes, people get accolades they don’t deserve. The rest of the time, Rory McIlroy wins the PGA Tour’s player of the year award. Four wins, including an eight-shot victory at the PGA Championship. Nike’s biggest face. 23 years old. And, the new king of professional golf. McIlroy is the youngest winner of the player of […]Read more "Plastic Tees: Why Rory McIlroy SO Deserves the PGA Tour’s Player of the Year Award"
Folks, this is how it happens. Like Tom Stearns Eliot said, “Not with a bang but a whimper.” As if 1997 was really a whole 16 years ago, Tiger Woods is no longer Tiger Woods. This is not a statement of opinion, but rather one of mathematics and fact. He has more majors now than […]Read more "Plastic Tees: Rory McIlroy is Nike’s New No. 1 Guy. (Where’s Tiger?)"
Did the Ryder Cup leave you speechless? Let the world’s favourite Taiwanese animators explain it to you.Read more "Today in Taiwanese Animation: The Ryder Cup, World War II Style"
Yeah yeah. We know it’s easy to do. The USA lost, and their best player – rather, their marquee player – is a guy named Tiger. You all know him. He used to have a temper and swing with chicks he wasn’t married to. Now, we say, he just can’t swing. Period.But, really, when you […]Read more "Don’t Blame Tiger Woods for the Ryder Cup"
Chicago, 2012. Last year, Lollapalooza. This year, some golfing thing. —————————— It happens every two years. You will probably end up watching the Ryder Cup. You’re not sure when it starts, though. It doesn’t really matter. Even the dudes on Morning Drive have to be Googling that thing on their way into work. Nobody ever pays much […]Read more "Plastic Tees: Waiting For the Ryder Cup, 2012 Edition"
The Vancouver Canucks arrived at the Jake Milford Invitation golf tournament on Wednesday morning. You know, knickers, cheap hot dogs, and buckets o’ beer. Well, not really. No, of course, the media circus that swarmed Roberto Luongo when he came in (and looked just a wee bit pis*ed) wanted to know anything and everything about […]Read more "Can’t You Guys Just Let the Canucks Just Play Golf?"
IGN gives Tiger Woods 13 a 6.5 out of 10, which makes it just “Okay” by their standards. That’s not a ringing endorsement, but Tiger Woods is kind of the only golf game isn’t it? It’s been a long time since N64’s Waialae Country Club: True Golf Classics, or Mario Golf. Would you buy Tiger […]Read more "Tiger Woods is Just “Okay,” Says IGN. You Buying?"