Gresh and Zo dedicated a segment to reminiscing on the sports stories you may have forgotten from 2012 including Jeremy Lin, the NFL bounty scandal, and Tiger Woods just to name a few.
Rory McIlroy shot a 67 Monday afternoon to finish -20 and win the 2012 Deutsche Bank Championship; his third victory of the year.
Seung-yul Noh has birdied his last two holes for a 9-under 62 to take a two-shot lead in the Deutsche Bank Championship.
The US Open kicked off today at The Olympic Club in San Francisco and Michael Whitmer is on the West Coast covering all the action for the Boston Globe. Whitmer joined T& to discuss some of the interesting groups hitting the course together, 14-year-old Andy Zhang and how one covers an event like this.
Next to people in Hollywood, and everything is second to Hollywood when it comes to being incredibly stupid, the world of sports is next. I love sports, played a lot of sports, now watch a lot of sports, but please don’t let ‘em talk. I understand why sports reporters have to talk to them, but God it’s gotta be painful.
And for what it’s worth, if the folks at the Augusta National Golf Club refuse to admit women, that’s fine with me and I’ve got a feeling it’s fine with the IBM Ceo Ginni Rometty as well. Yes she plays golf, but if she’s as smart as purported to be, I’m sure she’ll be fine not having to hang out with that boorish group of men in the first place.
In fact, for those of us who aren’t celebrated multi-millionaires, it’s kind of a reassuring lesson that money just can’t buy happiness, on or off the golf course.
20 years after Fred Couples won The Masters in 1992, the 52-year-old finds himself tied for the lead with Jason Dufner at 5 under. When a reporter asked Couples if he thinks he can win, he replied with no hesitation, “yes, I feel I can!”
England, South Africa, Sweden, Scotland, Spain, Italy and USA… it’s an international leaderboard after the first round of The Masters.
CBS will be covering the final rounds of the 2012 Masters Tournament on Saturday, April 7th and Sunday, April 8th. The following golfers are who I believe to be the top 6 contenders to compete this week.