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Chris Baldwin blogger Chris Baldwin on PGA and LPGA stars like Woods and Wie. Also: His golf travels.


If Barack Obama can become president, you can love the 9-hole Northwood course

Fri, 07 Nov 2008 05:33:21 +0000

It's good to see that the historic presidential victory of Barack Obama is being placed in the proper prospective. On sports talk radio in Northern California the day after that meant hosts and callers alike asking, "If Barack Obama can become president,…

Even if the Philadelphia Phillies blow this World Series take heart fat heads, there's still good golf

Wed, 29 Oct 2008 11:30:06 +0000

Sure, thanks to Mother Nature (that global warming sure disappears an awful lot) and the bungling incompetence of commissioner Bud Selig, the Philadelphia Phillies may just blow a World Series they should have already won. This will surely send all of Ph…

Sergio Garcia shows some grown up class in dedicating win to cancer-stricken countryman Seve Ballesteros

Mon, 27 Oct 2008 09:07:21 +0000

Sergio Garcia showed signs all summer of finally wanting to grow up at age 29. He couldn't have been more classy in congratulating Charlie Wi for a 50-foot putt on the 72nd hole of the PGA Championship, making a journeyman feel great - even as his own he…

Bad role model Jonas Brothers have no golf loving Justin Timberlake staying power

Sat, 25 Oct 2008 08:53:03 +0000

I think we all can agree that the Jonas Brothers are really bad role models. Three teen twits who wear chastity rings and talk about their Christian faith even as they ruthlessly rack in millions of dollars from the pop music industry - a business which…

Just how conservative is golf? Seventy percent of teaching pros favor McCain over Obama

Thu, 23 Oct 2008 01:33:01 +0000

It's always amusing how many people still don't grasp how conservative golf and most average every day golfers are. Here at where all types of voices are thankfully encouraged, you could actually think there are a ton of liberal loony golf…

Mississippi Gulf Coast casinos stand up to the Las Vegas visitor test

Wed, 22 Oct 2008 02:36:16 +0000

If you've ever been to Las Vegas, you understandably become wary of any other gaming destination. Other places usually completely embarrass themselves when they try to stand up as a Vegas alternative.Take the casinos in the Phoenix-Scottsdale area. I…

Fred Couples naming Michael Jordan Presidents Cup assistant as shameful as John Daly using Jon Gruden as his caddie

Fri, 17 Oct 2008 06:44:15 +0000

Remember when John Daly pulled Tampa Bay Bucs coach Jon Gruden out of the beer tent to be his caddie and was rightly largely crucified for it? How PGA Tour commissioner Tim Finchem who is the only one in sports who is even more discipline wimpy than Cowb…

Phil Mickelson proves he's no fake phony with incredibly bad acting on HBO's Entourage

Wed, 15 Oct 2008 08:47:40 +0000

The most frequent criticism of Phil Mickelson is that he's fake, a complete phony, nothing but an actor. While Mickelson pretty much drop kicked that theory for eternity with his performance in this week's Entourage.Mickelson has proven without a sha…