We were at the Phoenix Open on Sunday afternoon and watched as a drunk 23-year-old jumped into a pond on the 18th hole at the TPC Scottsdale golf course and swam across it -- just as tournament winner Kyle Stanley was about to tee off.It was a bonehead move on the part of aquatic golf fan Rigober ... More >>
If you were at the 18th hole at TPC Scottsdale during the Phoenix Open yesterday afternoon, you may have seen 23-year-old Rigoberto Polanco dive into a pond, swim across, and then get tackled by Scottsdale police just before tournament winner Kyle Stanley teed off on 18.We were about 150 yards aw ... More >>
Anyone who's been to the Dumpster...er, "Waste Management" Open golf tournament knows that one of the more irritating parts of the experience is figuring out what to do with your cell phone -- more specifically, how to sneak it in.Starting this year, however, the tournament's no cell-phone policy ... More >>
TempeTempe Mayor Hugh Hallman no longer "sucks" in New Times eyes.Say what you will about Tempe Mayor Hugh Hallman, but he's a man of his word -- at least when it comes to the word "suck."In an apparent attempt to make up for his ruthless censorship of New Times'' work, the mayor said the word "s ... More >>
Attention Tempe Mayor Hugh Hallman: censorship "sucks." The word "suck" is apparently too offensive for Tempe Mayor Hugh Hallman to utter -- at least in the middle of a city council meeting.At last night's meeting of the Tempe City Council, Hallman presented two Phoenix New Times "Best of Phoenix ... More >>
http://www.flickr.com/photos/tracyhunter/ / CC BY 2.0Being a mom is one tough job -- some say it's the toughest job there is -- and Mother's Day is the one day a year most moms truly feel appreciated. It's also the busiest restaurant holiday of the year, so now's not the ti ... More >>
Who doesn't love getting chocolate rabbits for Easter? It's naughty yet socially acceptable fun to cannibalize your bunny -- first nibbling on the ears, then biting off the fluffy chocolate tail. Chocolate is one thing; actual bunnies is another. I blanched a little when& ... More >>
Try not to cheer too loud at the Phoenix Open
Ray SternFor anyone who missed it, Tiger Woods made his apology to the world this morning. He's sorry, he hurt his family, he let down his fans, blah, blah, blah. More importantly to Valley golf fans, it doesn't appear that Tiger will be making an appearance at the trashiest golf tourney on the P ... More >>
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 >>
Party with kings or Cheetos-grubbing rednecks. Its your choice.
Class? Distinction? Hell, just pass the booze.