Jason Dufner bounces back from a third round 77 to win his fifth PGA Tour title at The Memorial in a tournament that had a ton of oddities surrounding it. Also, a review of golf at Streamsong Resorts in Florida, will Phil Mickelson miss the U.S. Open in two weeks, overcoming the dreaded shanks, and a quick preview of the St. Jude Classic.
Every golfer knows it is sometimes most difficult to close out rounds when you are playing very well. The temptation to consider the possible scenarios over the remaining holes has golfers mentally filling out their scorecards before the final holes are even played. We’ll talk about how this scenario has played out recently in our own games and we’ll discuss how we played during July 4th weekend rounds at Ithaca Country Club, Silver Creek Golf Course, Seneca Falls Country Club and En-Joie Golf Club in Endicott. Also, Bob’s Pick of the Week is the Phil Mickelson short game DVD set, we recap the Greenbrier Classic, and talk about the rumor that Tiger Woods is dating Jason Dufner’s ex-wife.
This week, people who wear golf shoes and shout “mashed potatoes” as spectators at golf tournaments, an Idaho man who is giving “furries” a bad name, a gift that a Florida man received from the grave, and why Texas death-row inmates no longer get to choose their last meal.
A huge weekend for sports here in upstate New York and the Finger Lakes. Web Dog recaps a fantastic week at the PGA Championship at Oak Hill and looks back on a great duel between Jason Dufner and Jim Furyk. Also, Kyle Busch wins the NASCAR event at Watkins Glen.
Media Stu and Dandy Warrior Dashin’ D fill us in on the results from the Warrior Dash they competed in last weekend. Stu’s News, Golf Tips with Tony Sometimes, Listener Mail and ideas for future segments round out our unlucky 13th episode.
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Links mentioned in this episode:
.::. Warrior Dash http://www.warriordash.com
.::. Spotify http://www.spotify.com
.::. Warren Buffet Op Ed in the NY Times http://www.nytimes.com/2011/08/15/opinion/stop-coddling…
.::. Lebowski Fest http://www.lebowskifest.com/
.::. Bad Weather Man (video) http://youtu.be/rkM56aBo_AI
.::. Charlie Hunter – Natty Dread http://www.amazon.com/Natty-Dread-Cover-Charlie-Hunter/dp/B000005H6C
.::. Charlie Hunter, Lively Up Yourself (video) http://youtu.be/ITnWKJfO0Ag
.::. The Brady Bunch, Bobby’s Hero (IMDB) http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0531075/
.::. Jesse James Brady (video) http://youtu.be/aw55xIGi7-k
.::. Vincent Price meets The Brady Bunch (video) http://youtu.be/prFoj29WxH4
.::. Locust Hill Country Club http://www.locusthill.org/
** Correction: Keegan Bradley earned $1.4 million for his PGA Championship win, not $400k at Tony stated