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Tiger Woods fields stupid press questions

Written by: Tony Korologos | Tuesday, April 7th, 2009
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I’m not sure what I’d ask Tiger Woods if I ever got to interview him.  I might just freeze up and pass out.

I’m watching the live interview of Tiger at Masters.org right now.  The questions were pretty good at first but the same stupid questions are popping up now.

Dumb press question 1: “Tiger are you confident going into this week?”

Tiger Woods: “Yes.”

Dumb press question 2: “Tiger do you expect to win?”

Tiger Woods: “Yes.”

…come on guys.  You need to ask the #1 player in the world, and arguably the best golfer EVER if he expects to win or if he’s confident?  That’s insane.

UPDATE: Now watching Geoff Ogilvy interview.  They’re asking him about Tiger.  Gag.


Jim Nantz doing a one hour show on Seve Ballesteros

Written by: Tony Korologos | Tuesday, April 7th, 2009
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CBS’s Jim Nantz will be doing a one hour television show looking back on the career of Seve Ballesteros.  Seve is still battling cancer, just use the search here to read up on other Seve posts.

The show Sunday, April 12, 1-2 p.m. ET.  Rumors are that we’ll hear Nantz say “A win for the ages” somewhere.


Tiger Woods bag for The Masters

Written by: Tony Korologos | Tuesday, April 7th, 2009
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Below is the list of golf equipment Tiger Woods plans to put in play at The Masters.  I wonder if he’ll bring backups of everything in case he wraps a club around a tree again on #15?

DRIVER: Nike SQ Dymo (8.5°) with Mitsubishi Diamana WB 83x shaft
FAIRWAY METALS: Nike SQ II (15°, 19°) with Mitsubishi Diamana BB 103x shaft
IRONS: (3-PW) Nike Victory Red Forged TW Blades with True Temper Dynamic Gold X100, 2i may replace 5W
SW: Nike Victory Red Forged TW (56°) with True Temper Dynamic Gold S400
LOB: Nike SV (60°) with True Temper Dynamic Gold S400
PUTTER: Scotty Cameron by Titleist
BALL: Nike One Tour
BALL RETRIEVER: Just seeing if you’re paying attention


The Black Night, Gary Player, will play his last Masters this year

Written by: Tony Korologos | Tuesday, April 7th, 2009
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Gary Player’s 52nd Masters Tourament is this year.  It will be his final appearance.  Gary won the Masters (checking my Masters coffee cup) in 1961, 1974 and 1978.

Player:

“I can’t begin to express the fond memories I have of the Masters and everything that comes with it… slipping into the Green Jacket; the Southern hospitality of the patrons; the interviews under the oak tree, the rigorous competition; the Champions Dinner; the roars on Amen Corner; the drive down Magnolia Lane. I’m going to miss walking up the 18th fairway each year, but my time has come to say goodbye as a competitor.”


The Masters goes social networking

Written by: Tony Korologos | Monday, April 6th, 2009
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The Masters has not only the best golf course, it has the best web team.  Masters.org is the best golf site in the world without a doubt.

Now the gurus from Augusta are social networking.  Here are links to The Masters’  Facebook and Twitter.


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