Not just a stroke of luck for this Canadian golfer
Stroke play? No kidding. Keith Stephens, who regularly joins other Calgary-area stroke survivors for a round of golf on the par-3 course...
The Seattle Times
Stroke play? No kidding.
Keith Stephens, who regularly joins other Calgary-area stroke survivors for a round of golf on the par-3 course at McCall Lake, recorded a hole-in-one on the third hole there this month, CTV News reported.
Not impressed? Stephens did it — he had to do it — one-handed.
• At SportsPickle.com: "Rob Gronkowski announces he's playing shirtless this season."
• At TheOnion.com: "Replacement referee swallows 15th whistle."
Man 1, Horse 0
Jerek Deter is a Thoroughbred that races at Saratoga, but don't try drawing any comparisons to the Yankee shortstop.
Jeter has a .314 lifetime batting average, $220 million in career earnings and dates starlets.
Deter has a .200 winning percentage, $46,860 in career winnings and is a gelding.
Hargrove of golf
Sergio Garcia claimed his first PGA Tour victory in four years Monday in Greensboro, N.C., an event delayed 24 hours by:
b) Sergio returning to his old pre-putt machinations again.
The phrase "It's not the crime, it's the coverup" was made famous when the facts came to light regarding:
b) Penn State
c) Melky Cabrera
On Thin Ice Dept.
"The NHL seems at serious risk of a cancelled season because of labor strife," noted Greg Cote of The Miami Herald. "Dear hockey: Most of America barely likes you as is. Don't press your luck."
Goes without saying
Here's one thing you'll never hear an NFL coach say: "I'd like to see a little more conviction out of my players."
• Hungarian water-polo player Zoltan Szecsi, to the Olympic News Service, on why he was chosen for drug testing: "They simply cannot believe that such a great body can be built without any banned stuff."
• Golf analyst Gary McCord, after alligators ate a couple of CBS's tee-box microphones during the PGA Championship in Kiawah Island, S.C.: "It's one of their food groups."
• Len Berman of ThatsSports.com, after the Pirates beat the Cardinals in 19 innings: "Let's play two-plus."
• Mike Bianchi of the Orlando (Fla.) Sentinel, on reports that Red Sox players went to ownership trying to get manager Bobby Valentine fired: "So this is where Dwight Howard's been for the last four months — in Boston?"
Yankee pitcher Michael Pineda got busted for DUI in Tampa, Fla., early Monday morning.
So low long before some wiseacre bar in Boston starts serving Pineda Coladas?
Dwight Perry: 206-464-8250 or firstname.lastname@example.org