And like a lot friendly relationships, it appears that while these two really respect each other, they reserve the right to poke fun if the moment strikes. And that moment struck last week when the 2011 Open champion Clarke joined the Dubai Eye Sports Tonight Podcast to talk all things golf, including Tiger. While Clarke couldn't have said nicer things about the 14-time major winner for most of the chat - such as he was a "good guy" and that he is the greatest golfer of all time - the most revealing quote came when the topic turned to Woods picking up a dinner tab. "He had a very successful savings account," Clarke said through a laugh. "He didn't quite pay for too many dinners whenever we were
Standing over a 5-foot putt to extend her team’s run in the member-guest tournament at Scottsdale National Golf Club, Jolene Gabbay can’t hear a pin drop. At least not when a car horn sounds as she prepares to pull the putter head back. That distraction is followed in quick succession by a loudly crowing rooster, the pounding of a jack hammer, a thumping helicopter and even Gunnery Sergeant Hartman from the movie ‘Full Metal Jacket’ yelling, “Get on your knees, scumbag!” The sound effects come one after another from three massive speakers atop a beefed-up entertainment cart parked two paces off the green. Queuing up the auditory barbs are two deejays from Hawaii flown in just for the event, while
Cristiano Ronaldo has a new Instagram contest cooking, and I must say, it’s rather fun. The rules themselves are simple: You do a cool trick filmed for your adoring Instagram audience, hashtag it #CR7Challenge, and nominate some friends. And who’s the latest to wade into those waters? None other that Rory McIlroy. He’s pretty good, too. A tidy flick, a few keepy-ups, and a shot on goal. You’re up, Sergio Garcia!