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The Fall Guy

The Fall Guy

Most people, when hitting the driving range, keep their feet on the ground. Other folks have the opportunity to hit from multi-level platforms, some reaching 4 or 5 stories. Most of those people understand that getting close to the edge makes falling more likely, and falling makes pain more likely.

The Haney Project: Episode 2 recap

The Haney Project: Episode 2 recap

The reviews have been great, and Golf Channel certainly has to be happy with the record number of viewers that they’re getting for “The Haney Project: Charles Barkley.”  This week’s episode was eagerly anticipated, with many wanting to see if the storyline has staying power.  I have a feeling that the series finale for this […]

Sunshine, lollipops, and rainbows: Tiger’s back

Sunshine, lollipops, and rainbows: Tiger’s back

I know this site is about bad golf, but you can forgive me for finding this commercial from Nike worth sharing. In honor of Tiger Woods’ apparent second coming, here’s Nike’s latest ad, “Sunshine, lollipops, and rainbows.” Now maybe they’ll stop telling us that Tiger’s back. We get it.

FedEx Cup Standings: Dead Last (February 9th, 2009)

FedEx Cup Standings: Dead Last (February 9th, 2009)

Each week, DangerousGolfer.com profiles the golfer who is last in the FedEx Cup standings for the current year. Each of these golfers is a professional on the PGA Tour who is better than we will ever be (by about 30 strokes per round), but it makes us feel better to know that there’s someone in […]

Let’s annoy our buddies!

Let’s annoy our buddies!

Now there’s an application for your iPhone made to drive your golfing buddies crazy. Apparently, just a little shake of the device will persuade “Golf Smak!” to shout “You da man,” “Get in the hole,” and “Hit it, Alice,” during your friend’s backswing. Now your iPhone can really do something.

You’ll shoot your eye out!

You’ll shoot your eye out!

Forget bb guns. If my mother had known about this she wouldn’t have even let me play golf. 67 Year-old Paul Sanchez is suing a New Hampshire golf course for the loss of vision in his right eye. Even though he’s the one that bounced the ball off of the yardage marker.

The pair-up: 10 keys to success

The pair-up: 10 keys to success

We’ve all been there. If you play in a threesome or as a single long enough, it’s inevitable. You’re going to get paired up with a golfer (or group of golfers) significantly better than you. Nothing can promote stage fright like setting your ball down on the first tee after seeing the […]

Easier said than done!

Easier said than done!

The thing that keeps bad golfers playing golf, instead of building bird houses, is that we occasionally do something right and it makes it all worthwhile; at least that’s what we tell ourselves.

Where did DangerousGolfer.com come from?

Where did DangerousGolfer.com come from?

It was a bright and sunny September day in northern Kentucky. My oldest brother was getting married the following afternoon, so the Addison men headed out for a round of golf - as has become our pre-wedding tradition. Bill, the father; Christian, the groom; Jonathan, the middle child; and Jacob (me), the youngest. It should […]

Isenhour says he’s not dangerous

Isenhour says he’s not dangerous

PGA tour pro, Tripp Isenhour, faces multiple charges in the December death of a red-shouldered hawk on an Orlando, Florida golf course. Unlike you and me, he actually hit the ball where he was aiming.
Isenhour was shooting an instructional golf video when the bird’s noise became disruptive to filming. Reports say that Isenhour started hitting […]