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BLOGGAS BE TYPIN

Posted by HG on July 2, 2007

Joe Morgan’s getting an Iphone. Courtesy of Awful Announcing

Stephon Marbury approves of the Zach Randolph trade. Courtesy of Posting And Toasting

French Maids. And a little boxing. Courtesy of The Big Picture

Jeff Garcia got married and celebrated. Courtesy of Sports By Brooks

Diddy gettin’ cozy with Claudia Jordan. Dayum. Courtesy of Crunk And Disorderly

Hip Hop Death Matches. G-Unit vs Wu Tang? Courtesy of Southern Comfort

Be nice with the Barry signs. Courtesy of Shakedown Sports

New 50 Cent, Styles P, Lil Wayne and more. Courtesy of The-XFacta

It’s from Friday but trust me you wanna party with Gino. Courtesy of We Are The Postmen

Golf gambling games. Courtesy of the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review

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BLOGGAS BE TYPIN

Posted by HG on June 28, 2007

Why do Jay-Z and the Chief’s Larry Johnson live together? Courtesy of Bol at XXL

70 year old golfer+Lightning= 6 under for the day. Courtesy of Signal To Noise

cRap Music Fantasy League. Courtesy of Dallas Penn

Jeter and Timberlake: Battle of the Babes. Courtesy of The Big Lead

Buy Matt Geiger’s house. Watussi sold separately. Courtesy of Sports By Brooks

Lauren London’s stock is climbing. Courtesy of I Fux

It’s draft day. Courtesy of The Hype Guy

Myles Brand is clockin dough. Courtesy of Wizard Of Odds

The dark side of wrestling. Courtesy of The Serious Tip

Check out Tracy. Courtesy of Barstool Sports

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MAC O’GRADY HATES TECHNOLOGY AND TIGER WOODS

Posted by HG on June 26, 2007

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It’s gonna happen one day. I’ll be sitting somewhere, watching a game, and then wham.. I’ll become a new school hater. “Nobody can be better than Joe Montana”. “Michael Jordan is the greatest of all time”. I’ll be defending the steroid era. I’ll do anything other than accept that the players of that day are better than the players I grew up with.

And so it is for former PGA player Mac O’Grady. He has a disdain for all things new and Tiger Woods. After failing to qualify for the Buick Open, Mac-Grady dropped this:

When Nicklaus and Palmer played, when (Ben) Hogan played and Sam Snead played, on a scale of zero to 10, they were a nine-plus. Tiger Woods is not even a one-plus.”

He’s gotta be kidding. “Not even a one-plus”? That’s just stupid. He killed his credibility right out the gate. Even as a hater you’d have to call Tiger a 6+. To say “not even a 1+” means what, zero+? Ok man.. O’Grady says the technology is to blame:

“The reason why (Woods) can hit it on the green is because he has square grooves. He doesn’t have that, he’s dead. He cannot do it — it’s impossible. For him to go after Nicklaus’ records is cheating. This is like steroids.”

Tiger using legal equipment is cheating? Somebody needs to explain that one to me. Ole Mac’s starting to sound like a guy that wouldn’t have been happy when Aaron passed Ruth. I never realized that having “square grooves” was akin to injecting one’s self with performance enhancing drugs. And of course he found time to mix Michelle Wie into the conversation too:

“What Michelle Wie is doing is not humanly possible. It’s technologically possible because the balls go too straight, they go too far.”

All the credit goes to the clubs and the balls, not to the golfer. Tiger’s only good because of his sticks. That’s what I’m reading from Mac. Of course the equipment’s better now, and yes it helps, but it’s not the only reason guys are better today. Mac can feel how ever he wants about his heroes, but to diminish what Tiger has done only makes O’Grady sound like a fool.

But who am I to talk? I’m labeling O’Grady as a bitter old-timer, but for what? There’s no point since I’ll be just like him in a couple of decades. I’m gonna hate every player in the 2020s and beyond. I’m not gonna like how the bats are made, basketball will be too international, and football will be too soft. NASCAR will be the shit though.. Since the cars will be able to fly….But it was still better in my day.

Click thru to the original story, O’Grady takes swing at Woods, for Mac O’Grady’s pic. Courtesy of The Detroit News

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BLOGGAS BE TYPIN

Posted by HG on May 21, 2007

Settling a bet is honorable. Having to get a mohwak with accompanying video..Ouch. Courtesy of Ball Hype

I don’t watch Lost but here’s a season 3 recap for those of you that do. Courtesy of Live Journal (ack attack)

Tony Parker and Eva Longoria cancel the wedding? Probably not but it’s ok to speculate. Courtesy of The Big Lead

The Eagles’ L.J. Smith wants a new deal..NOW. Courtesy of Bleeding Green Nation

Golf can make anyone cuss. Even John Elway. Courtesy of Awful Announcing

Anderson Varejao is a flopping S.O.B. Courtesy of Need 4 Sheed

Diddy gets his Bobby Knight on with a choreographer. Courtesy of XXL

Broncos back-ups allegedly breaking people’s bones. Courtesy of Larry Brown Sports

Pics of Russell and Kimora’s now for sale L.A. house. Courtesy of Rhymes With Snitch

A tribute to Mr. T for his 55th birthday. Courtesy of Bar Stool Sports

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GOLF+POKER= MICHAEL JORDAN HEAVEN

Posted by HG on May 1, 2007

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People are never satisfied. You can give a guy a Ferrari and he’s gonna wanna add a jet engine to make it faster. Now people are combining two ways to lose money… Golf and poker. This isn’t some liquored up guys during a bachelor party weekend jerking around on the links. Two networks are running with the idea.

NBC will air the World Series of Golf, a made for tv event, on June 23rd and 24th. Fox is raising the stakes with the Ultimate Game at Wynn Las Vegas which will air June 9th and 10th. The “Ultimate Game” was originally thought up over 10 years ago by former NFL quarterback Steve Bartkowski.

“We were watching a PGA Tour event, and someone was standing over a 5- or 6-foot putt. One of the guys at the table commented, ‘That’s no pressure. If he misses this putt, the worst he can do is second place. Pressure is when you’re playing for your own cash.’ “

Both the NBC and Fox version of Golf/Poker (Goker?? Polf??) require the entrants to put up their own money. The Fox entry fee is 50k apiece for the 40 contestants. The 40 is whittled down to 12 through match play, and then there’s a 36 hole stroke-play tournament for the 2 million dollar check.

The NBC tournament requires 10 grand from each of the 180 participants with the winner taking home $250,000. Players can bring a caddy, a poker player, or financial adviser with them. Here’s how the NBC golf/poker game works:

Each player starts with $10,000 and antes $100 on the first hole. The ante doubles every three holes (that means holes 16-18 require a $3,200 ante). On the first tee, each player is assigned a number in a rotation that determines the hitting (and betting) order for the rest of the hole (and round), regardless of who is away. In this hit-and-bet format, once the players have hit their tee balls, the player who led off leads off the betting. A player can check, raise, fold — and even go “all-in.” The betting follows the rotation, just as on the poker felt. If you don’t like where your golf ball is, you fold — and lose only what you have bet to that point. If players who are still in the betting action tie at the end of the hole, the pot is split. Players are eliminated when they do not have enough left to ante; the game continues until one golfer has all the money.

I hope you followed all of that because I’m not gonna copy and paste it again. I hate repeating myself.

So, if you’re an over 21 amatuer that has never been fully exempt on the PGA, Champions, Nationwide or European tours, and you have 10 or 50 thousand to waste, this is the game for you. If you’re ballin on a budget, you can meet me over at the $5 dollar blackjack table. COCKTAIL!!

Golf tournaments team up with poker to put aces on the green. Courtesy of USA Today

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Posted in GAMBLING, GOLF, LAS VEGAS, MISC., POKER, SPORTS, STEVE BARTKOWSKI | 7 Comments »

FREE THROWS

Posted by HG on April 27, 2007

The Marlins are close to getting a new home. Thank you Sun-Sentinel

Racism involving a golf club. Thank you The Post-Standard

Bob Kraft inventing weed sensing wet wipe. Thank you Boston Herald

Pete Rose is in Reno meeting with the Italians. Thank you Reno Gazette Journal

No developments in the murder of Bryan Pata. Thank you The Miami Hurricane

The House is helping the players. Thank you The Lompoc Record

Rapper Cam’ron apologizes for making ass of himself on 60 minutes. Thank you All Hip Hop

The Fab Five of underrated sports blogs. Thank you Ball Hype

79 year old woman killed by golf cart in Oregon. Thank you The Seattle Times

Wagering on the NFL draft. Thank you Covers

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