| More Sports Board|| Winter storm kills Eisenhower pine at Augusta National - medtiger on 2/16/14 at 5:22 pm|
[quote]@JasonSobelGC: Due to impact of this week's ice storm, Augusta National's iconic Eisenhower Tree has been removed. No other major damage to course.[/quote]
[quote]@JasonSobelGC: Billy Payne: "We obtained opinions from the best arborists available and, unfortunately, were advised that no re...
| More Sports Board|| Great article examining Tiger's chase of Jack's record - medtiger on 12/4/13 at 9:44 am|
It's a little long, but a really good read. It gives a little history of how golf's 4 big tournaments became the current majors, and then compares this record to other sports big records before getting into Tiger's quest, and why we're so obsessed with it.
| Fantasy Sports Board|| Sproles, Lamar Miller, or Deangelo Williams - medtiger on 11/21/13 at 3:41 pm|
Assuming Sproles is active but limited tonight, who do you like best?...
| More Sports Board|| The man in the red bandana - medtiger on 9/11/13 at 6:46 pm|
The story of a real hero, and there's no more appropriate day to share his story than today. If you haven't seen it, do yourself a favor and watch it. If you have, it's definitely worth watching again. I know it's Germans, but I really don't give a frick.
| More Sports Board|| 2024 Ryder Cup going to Bethpage Black - medtiger on 8/12/13 at 7:28 pm|
Golfweek is reporting that the PGA of America is taking the 2024 Ryder Cup and 2019 PGA Championship to NYC at Bethpage. The Ryder Cup at Bethpage would be absolutely insane...think captains Sergio and Mickelson dueling it out with the hostile crowds that love Phil and hate Sergio. I'll be in that n...
| More Sports Board|| Fox Sports obtains rights to USGA events, offers lead analyst job to Greg Norman - medtiger on 8/7/13 at 5:57 pm|
NBC is out after 2014 for USGA tournaments. [link=(http://www.usga.org/news/2013/August/USGA-and-Fox-Sports-Agree-to-Partnership/)]LINK[/link]
Not sure how I feel about this.
| More Sports Board|| CHC Thread - Cubs sign Bryant to $6.7 million bonus plus more on Garza - medtiger on 7/11/13 at 9:26 am|
[quote]Bryant, a third baseman whose 31 home runs for the University of San Diego exceeded the totals of 223 NCAA Division I teams, was in town for a physi...
| More Sports Board|| PGA Tour agrees to support anchored putting ban - medtiger on 7/1/13 at 3:50 pm|
I guess it isn't a huge story, but there were whispers that the policy board wouldn't support the ban. I'm glad they went along with it.
| More Sports Board|| Player in Web.com tour event shoots 103 - medtiger on 6/28/13 at 2:20 pm|
This followed his first round 89. WTF?
[link=(http://www.pgatour.com/webcom/leaderboard.html)]Scroll to bottom, obviously[/link]...
| More Sports Board|| PGA Tour: 2013 Wells Fargo Championship - medtiger on 5/2/13 at 9:42 am|
This is usually a great stop on tour, but the greens are the story this week. They're apparently awful everywhere, and nearly unplayable on 2 holes. So much so, that numbers 8 and 10 will play lift, clean, and place all week.
[quote]The damage was caused by recent resodding of those two greens....
| More Sports Board|| Official 2013 Zurich Classic of New Orleans Thread - medtiger on 4/23/13 at 1:58 pm|
[link=(http://www.pgatour.com/tv-times.html)]TV Times and channels[/link]
Groups of note on Thursday:
7:30 am Watn...
| More Sports Board|| Golfers: help with shaft selection for irons - medtiger on 2/23/13 at 9:14 pm|
I went through the Mizuno shaft optimizer fitting, and it told me the best iron shaft for me was the project x 5.0. So, I started looking at irons, and the ones I like the best come with project x flighted 95 shafts. The equivalent flex in these to the regular project x 5.0 is 5.5. I managed to get ...
| More Sports Board|| NCAA recommends ejection for targeting defenseless players - medtiger on 2/13/13 at 1:19 pm|
I'm all for player safety, but this is getting ridiculous, especially this part:
[quote]The proposed rule will mirror th...
| O-T Lounge|| Golf rules scenario/dilemma - medtiger on 12/22/12 at 5:17 pm|
I was posed this question this morning. What would the OT golfers do?
You're in a match play tourney all square through 17 holes of the final match. You stripe your drive down the middle on 18, then your opponent hits his drive into the trees. You get down the fairway to the location where you b...
| Fantasy Sports Board|| Sidney Rice vs Ari or Miles Austin vs Cincy? - medtiger on 12/9/12 at 10:32 am|
| Fantasy Sports Board|| Flex help... - medtiger on 12/2/12 at 9:48 am|
Daniel Thomas (Mia) vs NE
Jonathan Dwyer (Pit) vs Balt
Normally, I'd go with Dwyer but without Big Ben, not sure Dwyer has a good matchup this week. ...
| Money Talk|| Umbrella policy specifically with regards to UIM - medtiger on 11/27/12 at 10:24 pm|
I'm shopping for a $1 million umbrella policy, and I didn't realize until i started looking around that I could opt for a policy that included uninsured motorist coverage. The one quote I've received so far is from Geico (they have my auto insurance, so I started with them), and the premium was $67...
| Fantasy Sports Board|| Need 2 of these 3 to start... - medtiger on 11/25/12 at 11:49 am|
Sproles vs SF
Lance Moore vs SF
Jonathan Dwyer vs Cle...
| More Sports Board|| Boise St back in a BCS bowl? - medtiger on 11/24/12 at 11:12 pm|
Brad Edwards just tweeted that Boise is #22, and 15-21 all lost. They get an auto bid if they're in the top 16, correct?
ETA: auto because they'll be ranked ahead of Big East champ....
| More Sports Board|| Joining the Louisiana Golf Association - medtiger on 8/19/12 at 1:59 pm|
Golfers of the MSB, tell me about the LGA. I was reading about the different championships they conduct throughout the year and was considering joining. I was wondering about the total cost to join and if you get anything else besides the ability to register for these other tourneys (I realize entr...
| More Sports Board|| Long putter rule decision could come soon... - medtiger on 7/23/12 at 7:25 pm|
I know there was a lengthy discussion about this yesterday during the British Open, but a new article was written today on the issue of anchored putters.
[quote]LYTHAM ST. ANNES, England (AP) -- One day after Ernie Els won the British Open to become the third major champion using a belly putter, ...
| More Sports Board|| Cubs talk: Rizzo finally makes his Cubs debut tonight - medtiger on 6/26/12 at 12:11 pm|
I have to say I'm finally excited about watching a Cubs game since the first week of April. Of course, my inner Cubs fan is telling me that I'm just setting myself up for disappointment again.
Who thinks Rizzo will be the real deal for several years to come? And who thinks he'll be another Co...
| Money Talk|| Buying a new car - medtiger on 6/20/12 at 9:32 am|
In the market for a new car, and after looking around and doing some research, I put an online inquiry on a dealerships website. I had gone to Edmunds.com and several other sites to gauge a "true market value" of what to expect to pay, so I had a number in mind. When the dealer responded to my inq...
| More Sports Board|| MLB suspends umpire for one game for "situation handling." - medtiger on 5/18/12 at 2:05 pm|
Thank God someone from MLB is finally taking action against these umpires who think people are there to watch them....
| Movie/TV Board|| AT&T U-verse availability question - medtiger on 5/4/12 at 9:30 pm|
I got a letter in the mail advertising uverse, so I went online to look at the channel lineup, pricing, etc. When I used the availability tool online, the website told me that it wasn't available at my address. I thought that was strange since they sent me a letter, so I typed in my next door neighb...
| Movie/TV Board|| Directv and the weather - medtiger on 4/16/12 at 5:10 pm|
Thinking of making the switch from Cox to Directv. My biggest concern is the reception going out during the storms that can easily pop up in South La. Anyone have any problems with the reception, specifically in the NOLA/Metairie area? Any other pros/cons of directv vs Cox are welcome as well. ...
| Money Talk|| Where can I find comparables online? - medtiger on 2/6/12 at 5:33 pm|
Looking into a refi, and curious to see if I could find comparables online before I pay for an appraisal. Anyone know anywhere that I can find these?...
| Food and Drink Board|| Kitchen Knife Set...need suggestions - medtiger on 1/22/12 at 6:55 pm|
Anyone have any good suggestions on where to get a good set of kitchen knives that isn't terribly expensive (I'll spend up to $100)? The 2 I've owned were given to me, and were pretty freaking crappy. Something like this is what I have in mind:
| More Sports Board|| Cubs' Starlin Castro accused of sexual assault - medtiger on 1/6/12 at 9:21 am|
[quote]She told police she came to, and found the alleged offender – Castro, according to ...
| More Sports Board|| Football rules question re: dead ball fouls - medtiger on 11/28/11 at 10:13 pm|
When a player commits an dead ball personal foul after a 1st down is gained, they seem to mark off 15 yards, and the offense plays a 1st and 10. However, if a player commits the same penalty after gaining 9 yards on 1st and 10, they mark off 15 yards and play 2nd and 16. It seems like it would be ...