Other Sports

Goodbye to an Old Friend

For the first time in 42 years, the Professional Golf Association will not have an event in Milwaukee.  The board of directors of Milwaukee Golf Charities voted to disband this past week, officially ending the Greater Milwaukee Open golf... read more »

 

ABC’s Golf Coverage Sucks!

This was originally intended to be a small part of a piece about the The Open Championship but I feel the need to vent this morning. Being an early riser myself, I look forward every year to getting up Sunday morning and watching the final round... read more »

 

QUICK HIT: Alternative Universes

59 year old Tom Watson leads the British Open championship after the first two rounds at Turnberry, Scotland while someone named Tiger Woods missed the 36 hole cut.  Watson won the same tournament at the same venue in 1977.  Suddenly, I feel... read more »

 

The Week That Was

A weekly review of the past week in sports and maybe not sports.  Everyone else has a weekly list or 8 so why not us. Seeing as there was very little in the way of sports going on this week, this week’s The Week That Was focuses... read more »

 

QUICK HIT: “Open” Golf

My two favorite golf tournaments to watch are the British and U.S. Opens and for very different reasons.  The British is mostly for the time difference that allows me to get up and watch golf first thing in the morning which leaves the rest... read more »

 

The Week That Was

A weekly review of the past week in sports and maybe not sports.  Everyone else has a weekly list or 8 so why not us.   #1 Rocky in Miller Park: Bad time for the Brewer bats to go quiet when facing a red-hot Rockies team.  Lot of season... read more »

 

QUICK HIT: Reasserting Dominance

This is not a post about the Minnesota Twins continued mastery of the Milwaukee Brewers, though that would most certainly apply. No, this is about something far more important and personal. Since my nephew Wally made it a point to brag in this... read more »

 

Kelly Survives

Fans of professional golf in Wisconsin have focused mostly on Edgerton native Steve Stricker for the last couple of years. After struggling for a few seasons, Stricker resurrected his game and has been near the top of the earnings and Fed Ex... read more »

 

Tough Times Ahead for NASCAR

February is a weird time of year for sports fans like myself who, at least partially, tend to build the rhythm of life around sporting events (I know I’m not alone; if you’re reading this, you’re probably one of me).  The... read more »