Preppy Sports: The Thing About Golf Is…

———————————————————— 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. […]

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Plastic Tees: Why Rory McIlroy SO Deserves the PGA Tour’s Player of the Year Award

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 […]

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From Angela’s Ashes

In winning last weekend’s U.S. Open, Rory McIlroy proved what golf enthusiasts, club pros and the occasionally overweight gentleman in a pair of chinos and a Tommy Bahama fedora have been pledging for decades… golf, for lack of a better word, is cool. (Now, listen to the beginning of the song, “She’s Long Gone” by […]

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