Tag Archives: Justin Timberlake Shriners Hospital for Children Open

Oct
25
2010

Justin Timberlake presents Jonathan Byrd with the trophy after Byrd aced the fourth playoff hole for the win

Everybody’s heard about the Byrd. After all, he’s the word.

If you were one of the three people that chose to watch the Fall Series event over football — I was driving back from Philly, but a friend gave me the riveting play-by-play over the phone — then apparently you chose wisely. With darkness closing in on the three-way playoff between Jonathan Byrd, Martin Laird and Cameron Percy at the Justin Timberlake Shriners Hospitals for Children Open in Sin City, the cameras focused in while the three players discussed whether or not to continue to the fourth extra hole — or wait until Monday morning.

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Oct
22
2010
By Stephanie Wei under PGA Tour

Amidst all the rumors of Anthony Kim’s withdrawal from the Justin Timberlake Shriners Hospital for Children Open following reports of late-night boozing and gambling on the Vegas strip, we hadn’t heard from AK himself…until now. In an interview with Sports Illustrated‘s Alan Shipnuck, Kim said the details of his partying have been “way, way exaggerated.” And more important, he stressed it was his still-injured, over-practiced thumb that led him to pull out of JT’s event, and not a two-day hangover.

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Oct
22
2010

Sometimes I wish there were more Anthony Kims in golf.

But of course, I’m in the minority. You know, it’s not that I condone obnoxious behavior by young, wealthy and successful professional golfers — it’s just that at least he’s showing some personality and acting like your average 25-year-old and I can’t really berate someone having fun, but the problem is when it’s become (arguably) self-destructive.

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