Beef Johnston & John Daly: The Beer and Golf Challenge

From ESPN.com: Andrew ‘Beef’ Johnston has made quite the impression after bursting onto the PGA Tour in 2016 — and his Happy Gilmore antics are just getting started. Alongside 1991 PGA Championship winner John Daly, Johnston is set to contest a ‘birdie, beer and beef triathlon’ in 2017 after being challenged by Australian Steven Bowditch….

Tiger’s Comeback: What’s At Stake?

There is a great deal riding on Tiger Woods’ return to competitive golf this week. Although Tiger most certainly feels this way, the stakes are actually much higher for a number of other parties: the TV networks, advertisers and the PGA tour. When Tiger retreated from competitive golf, the Tour went into a tailspin. It…

Tiger Returns This Week

From ESPN.com: “Not being able to get out of bed, not being able to move, how can I expect to come out here and swing a golf club at 120 miles an hour and be ballistic when I can’t even get out of bed? So, yeah, there was a lot of trepidation and times where…

John Daly’s Close Call

“My life changed in four days,’’ [following the PGA victory] he recalled. “I wasn’t ready for the aftermath of it. All this money started coming and all these hands were out and I didn’t know how to deal with it. I was like, ‘Screw this, I’m just going to go to a bar and get…

Thanks, Arnie

Arnold Palmer: Sept 10, 1929 – Sept 25, 2016 “I sometimes think that I would have had a better life had I been born fifty years earlier, when the stakes were not so high and the game was more carefree. The professionals of the 1920’s mostly earned their livings working at some country club; the…

Bobby Locke: “You Drive for Show and Putt for Dough”

In the early 1970’s, when I was 12 or13 years old, I caddied for my father in a four-ball tournament known as the L.D. Pierce Memorial. The event was held in Rutland, Vermont and it attracted a very good amateur field (there was a decent amount of money involved). I didn’t realize it at the…

Where’s the Beef ???

“I’ve ordered enough burgers in my life. It’s about time I try handing them out for a change.” “Beef” Johnston visited Arby’s inaugural New York City location in Times Square during the week of the PGA Championship. To no one’s surprise, he took it upon himself to start handing out food to the people in…