The broadcast of the PGA Bridgestone Invitational was no different from any other that features, Tiger Woods. You can’t teach an old network new tricks, and the Golf Channel and CBS were certainly up to their old tricks.
Today it’s about the futures market. Not on Wall Street, in sports. Today Tiger Woods opens defense of his WGC Bridgestone Invitational title at Firestone in Akron, perhaps his favorite course, having won their nine times.
Heading into the Masters, with Tiger Woods shelved due to back surgery, I painted a picture of a new era dawning in golf, one in which Tiger Woods no longer dominated, with a number of fresh young faces standing by to shake the yoke and claim their birthrights.
Kevin Streelman birdied the last seven holes to win the Travelers Championship by a stroke Sunday at TPC River Highlands.
BUBBA WILL ALWAYS COME TO CROMWELL.
In a year in which he’s gone winless, with a high finish of a tie for twenty fifth, while other golfers have won as many as three pga tour events, Tiger Woods managed to maintain the number one ranking in the world, until yesterday…
For true golf fans, who understood the nuances of the compelling story lines on the Augusta National course on Sunday afternoon, the rewards for staying with it were many.
On the surface it’s a passing story. Tiger Woods pulled out of this week’s PGA Bay Hill Classic to deal with back spasms. We’ve seen it all from Tiger in the past… But this is Arnold Palmer’s tournament, not just in name only.
If the weathermen don’t seem all that interested in getting spring to you after the winter we’ve suffered through, I’m here to help.
Some things worth mentioning, because they might otherwise go unnoticed.