Father’s Day: The Extended Re-Mix
The U.S. Open trophy will reside in Dallas. Sorta.
Since Father’s Day is all about eating and sleeping and not mowing the lawn and eating some more – oh yeah, and watching golf – doesn’t it officially spill over into today?
No one in sports delivers more dramatic success than Dallas golf guru Hank Haney’s pet project, and this morning, thanks to a heart-pounding birdie putt on the U.S. Open’s 72nd hole last night, we get 18 more holes and four more hours of Tiger Woods. Balky knee and all, any doubt Tiger is going to bury Rocco Mediate before Torrey Pines' marine layer burns off?
If you’re not into golf but you own a TV and wanna be drunk by noon, try this game me and some buddies stumbled onto Saturday afternoon. Pour your favorite libation. Every time one of NBC’s chatty announcers refers to another by name, take a swig.
Trust me, you’ll (Roger) be (Dottie) passed (Mark) out (Johnny) by (Roger) the (Dottie) back (Johnny) nine (Roger). -- Richie Whitt
Get the This Week's Top Stories Newsletter
Every week we collect the latest news, music and arts stories — along with film and food reviews and the best things to do this week — so that you’ll never miss Observer's biggest stories.