Category: Players

This Time for Africa: Oosthuizen wins 2010 British Open

Thursday, July 22nd, 2010 by diana

One week after the last vuvuzela finished blaring in South Africa, Louis Oosthuizen shone the spotlight on his country once more by winning the 2010 British Open in St. Andrews, Scotland. And what a win it was! Although the British Open concluded on Sunday we still can’t stop talking about how Oosthuizen... Read More

Triumph of the Underdog: Graeme McDowell Takes US Open

Monday, June 21st, 2010 by diana

Was it luck of the Irish or perhaps his familiarity with this type of course that gave Graeme McDowell the edge to win the US Open? Whatever it was, it definitely worked for the guy! The temperamental golf course at Pebble Beach was simply no match for the special brand of skill and tenacity McDowell... Read More

Game for a Challenge: Mike Weir at the US Open

Friday, June 18th, 2010 by diana

This past Thursday the 2010 US Open kicked off at Pebble Beach in California. Although the venue’s sensational vistas have been great for spectators, the dry weather and firm greens have been serving up a fast game for the players. The rigid greens and lack of moisture have been presenting golfers... Read More

The 2010 Masters Tournament

Thursday, April 1st, 2010 by diana

Let the countdown begin! Only 1 week until one of the most renowned tournaments in golf – the 2010 Masters Tournament. And this year promises not to disappoint with the confirmed return of Tiger Woods to golf. (I must say, his timing is impeccable!) At GolfPatio.com we are so excited that we are... Read More

The Year of the Tiger (Woods)

Friday, March 19th, 2010 by diana

It seems that we may soon be hearing more about Tiger’s game on the green and less about his personal life. In a recent statement, Woods said he would be returning to golf for the Masters tournament in early April. Despite his unexpected hiatus from golf (since November 27) Woods is still the favorite... Read More

Is Tiger’s Business Our Business?

Tuesday, January 19th, 2010 by diana

A question was recently posed to me asking what I thought about what was arguably one of the biggest news stories of 2009. The person wanted to know: are Tiger’s marital woes breaking news or just petty gossip? Although, yours truly has already blogged about this very topic I still could not give this... Read More

A Soggy Sight – Rain Delays the 100th Canadian Open

Monday, July 27th, 2009 by diana

Rubber boots, birds bathing in puddles and grounds crew armed with a variety of green maintenance equipment were all common sights this weekend at the 100th Canadian Open in Oakville, Ontario.  An ominous gathering of clouds appeared in the sky on Sunday morning as play was called not long after forcing... Read More

Lucas Glover Wins U.S. Open

Wednesday, June 24th, 2009 by diana

On June 22nd an unassuming Lucas Glover accepted his trophy as the 109th Champion of the U.S. Open tournament stating humbly that, “…something was on my side this week.” Although, Glover played seamlessly throughout the entire tournament and never lost the lead over the last 12 holes,... Read More

Oh, Sergio!

Thursday, May 28th, 2009 by diana

Once ranked number two in the world, and known for almost overtaking an ailing Tiger Woods for the top spot, Spanish golfer Sergio Garcia seems to be making quite a stir in the world of golf lately. However, if you’re thinking it’s been about his latest victory on the green, think again. In fact,... Read More

Tiger Woods Named Fittest Guy in America

Thursday, May 22nd, 2008 by bryan

The June/July 2008 issue of Men’s Fitness magazine will be featuring the fittest guys in America. Amazingly, a golfer is at the top of the list! Tiger Woods will be recognized as the Fittest Guy in America. A few of the reasons he was selected as number one are: Because he made us care about a... Read More