As long as the Internet still exists, a search for the name "Andrew Hargenrader" will bring up the video of him tripping and smacking his face on concrete while stealing golf clubs from someone's garage in Phoenix.Phoenix PD says Hargenrader, 35, is the guy in the video, who apparently tripped over ... More >>
Despite the high attendance, perhaps one of the least-known facts about the Waste Management Phoenix Open is that Phil Mickelson won the thing.See, the final round on Sundays always encroaches on the pre-Super Bowl activities, and we were wondering the day before if it was possible to get drunk just ... More >>
Australian professional golfer Matthew Giles took a drive into a Gilbert on Monday, according to police.According to the "extreme DUI" charge Giles was booked into jail on, police are thinking alcohol may have had something to do with it.A little before 10 p.m. Monday, Giles "was traveling at a very ... More >>
State Senator Steve Gallardo, D-Phoenix, says he's "suspicious" that funds may have been misappropriated from another foundation run by corrupt former lawmaker Richard Miranda. Miranda, a Democrat from Tolleson who resigned abruptly on February 16 after 13 years in the Arizona Legislature, pleaded ... More >>
Phil Mickelson, who remains one of the world's most popular golfers even as his game slowly fades, was cordial, yet short, when we asked him at the Waste Management Open about his new lawsuit. "I support freedom of speech 100 percent all the way, but I'm not going to ... More >>
We wrote many moons ago about then-Valley resident Gary McCord, a professional golf commentator for CBS--it was a favorite yarn of ours about a journeyman golfer who had parleyed a quick wit into a lucrative career. Gary McCord: Unwanted (by the Masters) but still loved by most The hook wa ... More >>
www.hecklerspray.comJohn Galliano apparently hearts Adolph Hitler.Unlike Charlie Sheen, fashion designer John Galliano -- the other pseudo-celebrity to apparently go off the deep end this week -- isn't "winning!" He is, however, heading to rehab -- and per-usual when a celebrity needs to kick one ... More >>
Sink something other than putts at the TPC
americansportsblog.com Phil MickelsonYesterday we wrote about the scenarios in which Phil Mickelson could overtake Tiger Woods for the top spot in golf. Well, less than 24 hours later, we can throw all of that out the window. After battling heavy wind and chilly temperatures for two days, ... More >>
americansportsblog.comPhil MickelsonThe British Open teed off this morning at the Old Course at St. Andrews, one of the most historic courses in all of golf. Over 150 golfers will take their hacks to try and win the third major this golf season. But the tournament also means it's yet another ch ... More >>
americansportsblog.com Phil MickelsonOh, Phil Mickelson -- you've done it again. With yet another chance to claim the No. 1 spot in the world, Lefty faltered again. This time it was at the Scottish Open, where Phil imploded and missed the cut.
americansportsblog.com Phil MickelsonAs Graeme McDowell played through the final holes of the US Open, his biggest challenger wasn't Phil Mickelson, Tiger Woods or Ernie Els. It was some guy named Gregory Havret. Wait, who? Congrats to McDowell on his win, but you can't help but think tha ... More >>
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PumaU of A golf phenom Erica Blasberg was found dead in her home near Las Vegas on Sunday night.The death of former University of Arizona golf phenom -- and LPGA Tour member -- Erica Blasberg shocked the golf world and now, three days after her body was discovered in her apartment near Las Vegas ... More >>
www.zimbio.com LPGA golfer and former U of A star Erica Blasberg died in Henderson, Nevada, yesterday.A former University of Arizona student and professional golfer on the LPGA Tour died in Henderson, Nevada, yesterday, her agent confirmed today.Erica Blasberg, 25, was a golfer at the U of ... More >>
www.ingolfwetrust.com Can "Lefty" steady his hand long enough to become No. 1? Phil Mickelson, the pride and joy of the Arizona State University golf program, has a chance to blow an opportunity he's never blown before: "Lefty" could become the number-one player in golf.By sinking a 15-foo ... More >>
www.thebarclas.com "Lefty"The pride and joy of the golf program at Arizona State University, and choke-artist extraordinaire, Phil Mickelson, defied the odds and beat sex legend Tiger Woods at the Masters over the weekend and put the media's attention back where it belongs -- on ... More >>
Try not to cheer too loud at the Phoenix Open
Scottsdale's premiere PGA golf tournament has a new name, and it won't do much to help the tournament's unsavory image among golf's elite.The Phoenix Open -- or the FBR Open, as it's been known since 2004 -- is often criticized by the PGA's most pompous linisters. Many, including the philand ... More >>
PGA tourneys not the FBR, but you can get close for cheap
www.aboutgolf.com Hole 16 at TPC ScottsdaleGolf is typically considered a game of etiquette, where observers are well-behaved, quiet, and polite. However, anyone who has been to the FBR Open in Scottsdale can tell you that it can also be a game of debauchery.The 16th hole at TPC Scottsdale ... More >>
The catering service for the FBR Open had repeated health code violations during the most recent inspection of its kitchen back in November, as well as some earlier inspections, records show. Violations reported by Maricopa County health inspectors included mold in ice machines and raw chicken ... More >>
Class? Distinction? Hell, just pass the booze.
Popular sports Web site Yardbarker.com hosts a slew of superstar bloggers from the world of sports -- Boston Red Sox pitcher Curt Schilling, tennis pro Rafael Nadal, Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Donovan McNabb, Dallas Mavericks owner Marc Cuban, golf legend Tiger Woods, and NASCAR driver Jeff Gor ... More >>
Latest Valley PGA Tour stop looks like a winner
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Local punkers take a holiday in the sun
Well . . . maybe not sympathy
LPGA tees off in Gold Canyon
Putt-Her? I hardly know her!
Dust off the clubs, because were breaking golf down to its coolest forms
Cinco de Mayo makes a splash
A well-meaning ode to golf's first legend ends up in the bunker
It's Open season at TPC
LPGA tourney puts spotlight on Sorenstam
Phoenix's gay burlesque troupe's starring at a mega-lesbian-fest beside the ladies' pro golf championship. Could fortune and fame be next?
The Phoenix Open is the world's biggest and rowdiest golf tournament. Have the Open and its notorious Bird's Nest party tent killed the game of golf, or just given it some life?
WITH HIS WIT AND EXPERT TV COMMENTARY, GARY MCCORD BRINGS PANACHE TO A PRIM AND PROPER GAME. BUT SOME GOLF PURISTS THINK HE'S OUT OF BOUNDS.
APPEALS COURT UPHOLDS RULING THAT GOLF CARTS SHOULD BE REGISTERED, INSURED
TOUGH TIMES? NO MONEY FOR HEALTHCARE, EDUCATION? YOU'D BETTER SIT DOWN BEFORE YOU READ THIS.