At Least The Tiger Woods Bullshit Machine Is As Healthy As Ever

So Tiger Woods backed out of the Masters this week after having a microdiscectomy operation on his spine. And, in accordance with how Tiger Woods conducts business, a gangbang of faceless agents and marketers came together on his behalf and posted a formal statement on his website about the withdrawal, which included… » 4/02/14 2:36pm 4/02/14 2:36pm

The Masters Its Ownself

Dan Jenkins's His Ownself: A Semi-Memoir was published last week, which is as good an excuse as any to go spelunking through the back pages of one of our finest and funniest sportswriters. Here's a classic from the April 1985 issue of Golf Digest, anthologized in Jenkins's Fairways and Greens. Reprinted here with… » 3/12/14 3:19pm 3/12/14 3:19pm

Tiger Woods Avoids Disqualification From The Masters For Cheating, Is…

Tiger Woods will begin Round 3 of the Masters five strokes behind the leader after tournament officials elected to punish him with a two stroke penalty for taking an illegal drop at 15 Friday after this disastrous turn of bad luck. » 4/13/13 9:49am 4/13/13 9:49am

Spectator Arrested For Trying To Take A Cup Of Masters Sand

This is what happens when you fetishize a golf course to the point of holiness: some drunk dude from Ohio's going to try to pocket some of the dirt. Forty-year-old Clayton Baker was busted Sunday, after the tournament ended, when he slipped under the ropes and attempted to fill a cup with sand from a sand trap. No, it… » 4/10/12 9:50am 4/10/12 9:50am