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I thought this Tiger Woods photo was fake – Cigar Guy

Written by: Tony Korologos | Tuesday, October 5th, 2010
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I hadn’t posted this photo because I thought it was fake, but apparently it isn’t.  Photographer “Mark Pain” (quite the pun, considering this situation) snapped this image right before a Tiger Woods’ chip shot hit him in the chest and fell to the ground.  So was Tiger that far off or did the photographer get in the way of the shot?  And nobody has mentioned whether or not Tiger’s caddy Steve Williams smashed the photographer’s camera…

Update:  There’s a guy on the right with a mustache and a cigar.  This guy has been photoshopped into hundreds of photos all over the net.  “Cigar Guy” has become quite a rage….  Read the next post.


Europe Wins Ryder Cup 14.5-13.5

Written by: Tony Korologos | Monday, October 4th, 2010
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Despite a huge USA comeback to tie it going into the final match, the European team pulled off the win in the Ryder Cup.  Very exciting finish.  It ended on the last match, 17th hole when Hunter Mahan conceded the hole to give Graeme McDowell a 2-1 win.

As I predicted, Europe wins.  I just hope my golf buddy who told me he was going to bet $1000 on Europe actually did.


Monday Ryder Cup Singles Matches Pairings – Both Captains Front-loaded

Written by: Tony Korologos | Sunday, October 3rd, 2010
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Below are the pairings for the Monday Ryder Cup singles matches. USA captain Corey Pavin knows he’s got to score a lot of points early and fast, so he’s front-loaded his lineup.  Europe captain Colin Montgomerie knew Pavin would do that, so he also front-loaded his lineup.  The times below are local so keep in mind that 9:00AM Ryder Cup local equals 4:00AM USA Eastern Time.  Check this post for Monday Ryder Cup TV times.

S. Stricker 9:05 AM L. Westwood
S. Cink 9:17 AM R. McIlroy
J. Furyk 9:29 AM L. Donald
D. Johnson 9:41 AM M. Kaymer
M. Kuchar 9:53 AM I. Poulter
J. Overton 10:05 AM R. Fisher
B. Watson 10:17 AM M. Jimenez
T. Woods 10:29 AM F. Molinari
R. Fowler 10:41 AM E. Molinari
P. Mickelson 10:53 AM P. Hanson
Z. Johnson 11:05 AM P. Harrington
H. Mahan 11:17 AM G. McDowell

Set Your DVR – Ryder Cup Singles – Monday Finish

Written by: Tony Korologos | Sunday, October 3rd, 2010
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Today’s Ryder Cup was very exciting.  The European team came into today with leads in all the matches.  Then the USA came back, but didn’t get over the hump.  All the USA team was able to win today was 1/2 point in the last match, only after they lost the 18th hole to halve the match.

In short, the European team kicked the USA Team’s ass today.  They scored 5.5 points to the USA team’s .5 points.

So the USA team goes into tomorrow with a large deficit on European soil, where they don’t fare well.  It is looking good for Europe.  The good news for the USA, is that their strength is singles matches.

Monday Ryder Cup TV Schedule

Monday’s Ryder Cup TV Broadcast is on the USA Network, from 4-11am ET.  Set your DVR now!


Ryder Cup – Session 3 Foursomes and Fourball Results

Written by: Tony Korologos | Sunday, October 3rd, 2010
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6 ½ USA EUROPE 9 ½
Session 3 Foursomes
S. Stricker / T. Woods vs.
L. Donald / L. Westwood
Wins 6 & 5
Z. Johnson / H. Mahan vs.
G. McDowell / R. McIlroy
Wins 3 & 1
Session 3 Fourballs
J. Furyk / D. Johnson vs.
P. Harrington / R. Fisher
Wins 2 & 1
B. Watson / J. Overton vs.
P. Hanson / M. Jimenez
Wins 2Up
S. Cink / M. Kuchar vs.
E. Molinari / F. Molinari
Halved
P. Mickelson / R. Fowler vs.
I. Poulter / M. Kaymer
Wins 2 & 1

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