Tiger Woods turned 39 today on December 30th, 2014. Happy Birthday, TW! Hope he’s celebrating in style. Can you buh-lieve he’s 39 already?
Let’s take some time to reflect on what to expect from Woods in the new year.
I visited the Big Island of Hawaii from December 6-12 on a press trip, where I played five courses along the Kohala Coast. It was a phenomenal experience, highlighted by the awesome company, which included Ross Birch, the head of Big Island Visitor’s Bureau, Nathan Kam, the President of Anthology PR Group, Randy Sportak, sportswriter for the Calgary Sun, and Jason Deegan, senior writer for GolfChannel.com.
I already wrote about the culmination of our trip, playing in the Hawaii State Open Pro-Am with Parker McLachlin at Mauna Lani’s South Course. Here now, you can read about the rest of our trip…
— bubba watson (@bubbawatson) December 24, 2014
The Watsons will have a new stocking up in time for Christmas and perhaps some extra presents under the tree. As you can see above, Bubba Watson announced via his Twitter on Wednesday that he and his wife Angie have adopted another child, a baby girl named Dakota.
India’s Arjun Atwal, who is perhaps best known for his close friendship with Tiger Woods, captured the Asian Tour’s season-ending Dubai Open following a dramatic finish at The Els Course in Dubai Sports City.
Earlier this week, PGA Professional Gus Andreone recorded his eighth hole-in-one on the 113-yard 14th hole at the Lakes Course at Palm Aire in Sarasota, Florida. As the news traveled across the interwebs, it soon became clear that Andreone, who is 103 years old, had achieved what was likely a record-breaking event, as the oldest person to make an ace.
I visited the Big Island of Hawaii from December 6-12 on a press trip, where I played five courses along the Kona Coast. It was a phenomenal experience, highlighted by the awesome company, which included Ross Birch, the head of Big Island Visitor’s Bureau, Nathan Kam, the President of Anthology PR Group, Randy Sportak, sportswriter for the Calgary Sun, and Jason Deegan, senior writer for GolfChannel.com. You’ll be hearing about all the courses where we teed it up, but I thought I start with the culmination of our week, which was playing in the Hawaii State Open Pro-Am.
Welcome to this year’s edition of the WUP Holiday Gift Guide. It’s not quite as fancy as last year’s — no special photoshoot — but I think there’s more diversity and a variety of options in different price ranges, so you can find a special gift for your golfer friends and family.
Apparently “Golf Boys” have now disbanded and Bubba Watson has gone out on his own as a single artist.
Just when you didn’t think Bubba could wow you with more of his antics, the two-time Masters champion released “The Single,” entitled “Bubbaclaus” (or is it “Bubbaclaus The Single”?), where he dresses as Santa and pretends to rap.
One thing’s for sure — Adam Scott is one discreet individual. He tied the knot this past April in a very private ceremony (where guests received invites to a “garden party”) with longtime girlfriend Marie Kojzar in the Bahamas. Now, the world no. 3 golfer has revealed that he and his wife are expecting their first child in nine weeks, according to Australian Golf Digest.
I should’ve written and published this post *before* I departed for the press trip to the Big Island of Hawaii last Saturday, but hindsight is 20/20 and last week was an unusually busy, hectic week (for a golf media person in December). As you’ve surely gathered from my social media channels, I’m staying at nice resorts, playing golf, eating well and taking in gorgeous sunsets on the Big Island.