Sunday, January 14, 2007

Podcast: Michelle Wie gets "plutoed", which Phil Mickelson will show up for his 2007 debut and stop chunking, chip with a hybrid

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While it's unlikely in the foreseeable future that Michelle Wie will make a cut in a PGA Tour event, we do not necessarily agree with Tim McDonald either. Barry and I talk about how Wie went awry, from her wrong choice of clubs right down to allowing the tournament pressure to get the best of her.

In stark contrast, 16-year-old Tadd Fujikawa showed fans that having fun has its advantages as he became the second youngest golfer in PGA Tour history to make the cut. While Tadd is probably relishing this new "factoid", Vijay Singh is cringing at Sam Snead's record. Thank goodness that television cameras focused on this up-and-coming golfer who, at 15, also qualified for the U.S. Open at Winged Foot.

Could someone as vertically challenged as Fujikawa be the next Tiger Woods?

Everyone except Tiger, watch out ! My golf hero, Phil Mickelson, is making his 2007 debut at the star-studded Bob Hope Chrysler Classic this coming week.

Whereas I ask the question, "Which Mickelson will be in or aggressive Phil", Barry wants to know if "dumb shot Phil" will show up instead?

Hybrids are hot on tour and are quickly replacing long irons in our golf bags. With the help of Golf Digest Magazine, we tell you how to eliminate chunking your chips with the use of these clubs.

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P.S. The word "plutoed" was chosen as the 2006 word of the year by the American Dialect Society.

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