Category: ‘Golf’

US Senate May Pursue Ending Sports Leagues’ Tax-Exempt Status
May 29th, 2013 at 11:11 AM
While many bemoan the inflation of players salaries in the NFL and NHL, few know that both of these league operate as "tax-exempt" entities in the eyes of the IRS.  The NFL, NHL, PGA and MLL are all classified as 501(c)(6) non-profit organizations.  Senator Tom Coburn (OK-R) has proposed an...

Vijay Singh & Deer Antler Spray
February 4th, 2013 at 11:44 AM
Golf, perhaps more than any other sport, prides itself on its adherence to rules. Athletes in other sports have a bit of leeway within the rules of their respective sports (think soccer players diving or offensive linemen holding) because their movements are monitored by human referees, who cannot see all....

Golfer Gets Stabbed on Course, Could Lose Leg
February 6th, 2012 at 6:32 PM
The Star-Telegram of Fort Worth is reporting that a golfer who was stabbed in the leg at a Texas golf club could lose the limb as a result of the attack. Clay Carpenter, 48, of Springfield TX was playing in a group at The Golf Club at the Resort on...

MLB’s Selig, PGA’s Finchem Receive Contract Extensions
January 12th, 2012 at 6:14 PM
Major League Baseball and the PGA Tour extended the contracts of their respective elder statesman commissioners. 77-year-old Allan “Bud” Selig and 64-year-old Timothy Finchem received 2 and 4 year extensions, respectively. Selig has been interim commissioner since 1992 and official commissioner since 1998; Finchem took his current position in 1994. ***PHOTO1*** Bud...