Posts tagged "golf"

Scottish Politician Boycotts Golf Tournament Because Club Doesn’t Admit Women

Last week, Alex Salmond, First Minister of Scotland, announced that he will be sending a junior minister to the British Open, a prestigious golf tournament,  instead of attending it himself.

Mary Odell | July 5, 2013 - 2:00 pm

Kickass Woman Of The Day: 5-Year-Old Golf Prodigy Bella Dovhey

Don’t let her blonde curls and dimpled smile fool you: five-year-old Bella Dovhey means business. Although quite young, golf prodigy Dovhey is really getting into the swing of things, a…

Daley Quinn | June 26, 2013 - 11:20 am

Condi Rice Invited To Join All-Male Augusta National Golf Club

Breaking news! The He-Man Woman Hater’s Club has finally realized girls do not have cooties.
Okay, I am being glib. But it’s friggin’ 2012, Augusta National Golf Club — it

Jessica Wakeman | August 20, 2012 - 1:20 pm

Unlikely Style Inspiration: Golfers

A few months ago I got the sudden urge to learn how to play golf, so I signed up for a community education course and we had our first class…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger | May 19, 2012 - 11:00 am

Men’s College Golf Team Shows Off Their Nine Irons, Gets Suspended

The men’s golf team at Bethany College in West Virginia is in hot water after a nude “unofficial team photo” was posted on Facebook. Technically they are not naked because…

Jessica Wakeman | August 27, 2011 - 5:00 pm

Trans Athlete Fights For The Right To Compete

The Ladies Professional Golf Association (LPGA) is in a bit of a bind right now—thanks to a set of policies which some believe discriminate against transgender athletes. Golfer Lana Lawless…

Julie Gerstein | October 15, 2010 - 5:45 pm

5 Things To Know About “Cigar Guy”

Last weekend, an image appeared in the Daily Mail of Tiger Woods taking a golf shot in a tournament. Nestled among the crowd in the background is a guy wearing…

Kate Torgovnick/ | October 11, 2010 - 4:30 pm

LPGA Golfer Erica Blasberg’s Death Ruled A Suicide

In May of this year, I wrote about promising, young LPGA golfer Erica Blasberg, who was found dead in her home in Henderson, Nevada, the day she was supposed to…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | August 25, 2010 - 5:20 pm

What Happened To LPGA Golfer Erica Blasberg?

LPGA golfer Erica Blaberg was found dead in her home in Henderson, Nevada on Sunday afternoon, the day she was supposed to leave for a tournament in Alabama. While no…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | May 11, 2010 - 7:45 pm

Today’s Lady News: Golf Gal Wins Sexual Discrimination Lawsuit

A Massachusetts judge has ruled in favor of golfer Elaine Joyce, in a sexual discrimination lawsuit she filed against the town of Dennis, MA. In 2007, Joyce was banned from…

Jessica Wakeman | April 5, 2010 - 8:30 pm

Will Hooters Host A Bikini Contest During Tiger Woods’ Masters Game? reports that Hooters in Augusta, Georgia, will hold a bikini contest with golf-themed events during Tiger Woods’ return to golf at the Masters Tournament next week. The boobs-and-hot-wings chain…

Jessica Wakeman | March 31, 2010 - 6:40 pm

Get Your Shot With A Tiger Woods Mistress!

Today in sexist marketing — some dude is selling golf balls featuring the faces of Tiger Woods’ mistresses, so now, you too can “play a round” with them. The perfect…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | January 30, 2010 - 3:30 pm

Mind Of Man: What The Tiger Woods Sex Scandal Is Really About

So, Tiger Woods cheated on his wife. For those of you who don’t know, Tiger Woods is a professional golfer worth a billion dollars. He is involved in a sex

John DeVore | December 9, 2009 - 4:00 pm

The Dirty Secret Behind Justin Timberlake’s Golf Book

Ugh, I am actually a fan of Justin Timberlake so it broke my heart to hear that NYC lit agent David Vigliano is shopping around Timberlake’s golf memoir proposal. Maybe…

Deborah Findling | July 9, 2009 - 4:20 pm

Five Things To Know About Golfer Cheyenne Woods, Besides The Obvious

Sure, Cheyenne Woods is the niece of Tiger Woods, but there’s more to the Wake Forest golfer than that. The 18-year-old, who will turn 19 this month, made her LPGA

Annika Harris | July 2, 2009 - 6:40 pm

The Daily Squeeze: Victoria Beckham’s Relative, Cleaning Up The Streets, And A Movie Deal

Posh Spice is related to a comrade of Karl Marx. [Reuters]…

Catherine Strawn | August 5, 2008 - 12:00 pm

The Daily Hotness: Tiger Woods

In a sudden death match against underdog Rocco Mediate, Tiger Woods pulled out his third U.S. Open win yesterday. Sports expert-types are calling it his best performance, which we kind…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | June 17, 2008 - 1:00 pm

Quick Pic: Justin Timberlake Preps For A Hole-In-One

The avid golfer is welcome on our putting green. [Golf Digest U.S. Open Challenge, San Diego, CA, 6/5/08]…

The Frisky | June 6, 2008 - 10:30 am

Golf Is Good

Get thee to a golf course. A new study published in the Scandinavian Journal of Medicine & Science in Sports says that the death rate for golfers is 40 percent…

Catherine Strawn | May 30, 2008 - 3:00 pm

The Daily Squeeze: Successfully Quit Smoking, See Elijah Wood Covered In Spaghetti, And More

Women who attempted to quit smoking before hitting the ovulation part of their cycle were more likely to smoke again than those trying to quit at other times. [BBC]…

Catherine Strawn | April 21, 2008 - 12:00 pm