Tag Archives: Oakley

Nov
25
2013
Rory

Sign of better times to come?

Rory McIlroy has been embroiled several unfortunate controversial situations this year, but one of them was finally put to rest on Sunday. McIlroy and his former sponsor Oakley “amicably” settled a legal dispute, according to the Irish golfer via a somewhat amusing statement on his website:

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Apr
2
2013
By Stephanie Wei under Equipment

In case you’re one of the few people who haven’t seen this, Bubba Watson and the folks over at Oakley, along with hovercraft expert Chris Fitzgerald, president of Neoteric Hovercraft, Inc., an Indiana-based company, have built a hovercraft golf cart. (And the date of the above video’s release is April 2nd — my birthday! — so no, it’s not an April Fool’s joke.)

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Jul
17
2012
By Conor Nagle under Humor

I'd know that backside anywhere.

I recall reading an anecdote posted on an internet message board around the time of the 2010 Open Championship at St. Andrews. Its source, a British fan, claimed to have lingered in the vicinity of Rickie Fowler – then a source of infinite bemusement – as he hovered around the putting green, mobile phone in hand. His conversation was inaudible but for one telling sentence:

“What time do we have wardrobe tomorrow?”

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