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No handicaps for these players: Steve Elkington show finds true winners in golf

Wanted to pass along information about a unique golf show. ****** For a very good reason, Edward “EQ” Sylvester may be the most passionate golfer who has ever taken a golf lesson. And as RFD-TV viewers will discover on the fourth episode of the hit show “The Rural Golfer”, Steve Elkington learned a lot more from Sylvester than the 1995 PGA Championship winner bestowed to...
Via Sherman Report
July 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Steve Elkington to Host His Own Television Show

He might not be playing much tournament golf these days, but former major winner Steve Elkington is back in the spotlight. At least this time, it’s not for the wrong reasons. Yet.According to Golf Digest, Elkington is getting his own television show, which is expected to focus on golf courses throughout North America while mixing in golf instruction from Elkington, friend Mike...
Via Back9Network
June 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Could San Francisco have been considered as a Super Bowl replacement for Arizona?

Yesterday afternoon, Arizona governor Jan Brewer vetoed Senate Bill 1062, which was seen by many as a piece of legislation that was anti-gay. Had she not taken that action, and allowed the bill to become law, there would have been ramifications – including from the National Football League. It was widely rumored earlier this week that the NFL was prepared to move Super Bowl XLIX...
Via cover32 - 49ers
February 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Steve Elkington reportedly claims PGA Tour made him delete offensive Michael Sam tweet

Steve Elkington created a self-inflicted social media firestorm around himself on Monday due to his ill-advised, homophobic and offensive tweet about Missouri Tigers defensive lineman Michael Sam, who announced that he was gay a few weeks ago. Elkington, whose best years on the PGA Tour have passed him by, is well-known as something of a […]The post Steve Elkington reportedly claims...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
February 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Golfer Steve Elkington Makes Incredibly Bad Michael Sam Joke on Twitter

Steve Elkington was a pretty good golfer back in his day (late 90s), but it has been a long time since he has been relevant in his sport. So maybe when he sent an ill-advised joke out in to the Twitter Universe Tuesday it was a desperate plea to see his name back in the headlines again.Boy---what a stupid way to do it trying to make fun of who will likely be the first openly gay...
Via FatManWriting
February 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Steve Elkington: PGA Tour Asked Me To Take Down Michael Sam Tweet

Former PGA Championship winner Steve Elkington was visited by the PGA Tour social media police Tuesday. The 10-time Tour winner raised some eyebrows earlier in the day after he tweeted an apparent gay joke that was directed at NFL draft prospect Michael Sam. The joke badly backfired, and soon afterward, the tweet disappeared. The deletion might not have been Elkington’s choice...
Via NESN.com
February 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Former PGA champ Elkington posts disparaging tweet about Michael Sam

Former PGA champion Steve Elkington caused more outrage on Twitter on Tuesday when he made a disparaging remark about Missouri defensive end Michael Sam while trying to criticize media coverage that refers to him as gay. Sam came out publicly two weeks ago. The NFL has never had an openly homosexual player. Sam worked out this week at the NFL combine in Indianapolis and is projected...
Via AP on Fox
February 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Intelligence Isn’t Exactly Steve Elkington’s Bag

Because Steve Elkington likes a good Twitter war, the 51-year-old Aussie chimed in on Michael Sam on Tuesday. Apparently ESPN’s coverage of the openly gay NFL prospect has been too much for the golfer to handle, so he released a series of tweets — one of which was screen-grabbed before he deleted it.He can try to pretend his idiotic rant never happened, but screen-grabs don...
Via Back9Network
February 25, 2014  |  Discuss

The Haps – 2/25: 10 Stories That Defined The Sochi Olympics, Terio Working On Album (?)

What’s The Haps for February 24th? We take a look back at all things Sochi, Steve Elkington puts his foot in his mouth, what you should be watching on the WWE Network, and more. The Links - The 10 stories that defined the Sochi Olympics Needs more Gracie… How not to be funny on Twitter, [&hellip(Visited 1 times, 1 visits today)The post The Haps – 2/25: 10 Stories That Defined...
Via No Coast Bias
February 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Golfer Steve Elkington Tweets Gay Joke, Rips ESPN’s Michael Sam Coverage

Former PGA Championship winner Steve Elkington drew the ire of the Internet on Tuesday when he tweeted out what appeared to be a gay joke directed at NFL draft prospect Michael Sam. ESPN reporting Michael Sam is leading the handbag throw at NFL combine.... No one else expected to throw today— Steve Elkington (@elkpga) February 25, 2014 Elkington explained in tweets both before...
Via NESN.com
February 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Steve Elkington sends out ill-advised tweet about Michael Sam

ESPN reporting Michael Sam is leading the handbag throw at NFL combine.... No one else expected to throw today— Steve Elkington (@elkpga) February 25, 2014So, the NFL Scouting Combine is currently ongoing at Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis.One of the participants is none other than former Missouri Tigers defender Michael Sam, who also recently made headlines by admitting he was...
Via Bush League Chronicle
February 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Golfer Steve Elkington makes homophobic joke about Michael Sam

Australian professional golfer Steve Elkington’s best days on the course are behind him, but he seems to think his wits are at their peak. The 51-year-old has become known for some of the off-color tweets he sends, so it was no surprise when he shared a controversial opinion about Michael Sam on Tuesday. Elkington started […]
Via Larry Brown Sports
February 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Golfer Steve Elkington tweets inappropriate Michael Sam joke

If Steve Elkington tweets a joke and the world forgets to laugh, was it actually a joke? Tuesday, he sent out a zinger about Michael Sam at the NFL Combine.
Via Gamedayr
February 25, 2014  |  Discuss

PGA golfer Steve Elkington makes handbag joke about Michael Sam

Earlier, we had a lobbyist jumping head first into the Michael Sam story and now we have PGA golfer Steve Elkington giving his two cents which involves the using the word handbag and Sam’s name in the same sentence. Here is the “joke” Elkington broadcasted to his Twitter followers. ESPN reporting Michael Sam is leading the handbag throw at NFL combine…. No one else expected...
Via No Guts, No Glory
February 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Steve Elkington is sort of a moron, makes stupid joke about Michael Sam

Via Guyism
February 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Golfer Steve Elkington makes joke about Michael Sam

PGA Tour golfer Steve Elkington has been known to make off-the-collar Tweets that rub people the wrong way. He added another one Tuesday, this one targeted at NFL prospect Michael Sam, who happens to be gay. ESPN reporting Michael Sam is leading the handbag throw at NFL combine…. No one else expected to throw today — Steve Elkington (@elkpga) February 25, 2014 You may also be...
Via cover32 - 49ers
February 25, 2014  |  Discuss

PGA Golfer Makes Dumb Gay Joke About Michael Sam

The PGA’s Steve Elkington had nothing better to do on Tuesday morning, so he tweeted a joke about Michael Sam being gay. I’m sure this is going to turn out quite well for him. I wouldn’t be surprised if the stupid tweet was deleted at some point soon, but the Internet never forgets. It’s shown above to remind us all that Steve Elkington sucks, and so do his jokes. Article...
Via Next Impulse Sports
February 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Golfer Steve Elkington Makes “Handbag Throw” Joke About Michael Sam On Twitter

Australian professional golfer Steve Elkington may not want to check his Twitter mentions today – not after what he himself has tweeted Tuesday morning. Elkington, who is no stranger to controversy on the social media medium, went after both ESPN and Michael Sam. Sam, of course, is attempting to become the first openly gay player to play in the NFL this upcoming season. He’s...
Via College Spun
February 25, 2014  |  Discuss

9 Best Moments at Riviera Country Club

Back at Riviera Country Club in Los Angeles for the Northern Trust Open, the PGA Tour returns to one of the most picturesque and historic sites in all of golf. Take a look back at the nine greatest golf moments at Riviera:1948 U.S. Open: Ben Hogan owns the placeAfter triumphing at the 1947 and ’48 Los Angeles Opens, the legendary Ben Hogan returned to Riviera in the summer of 1948...
Via Back9Network
February 12, 2014  |  Discuss

‘The Golf Club’ Game Coming to Xbox One, PlayStation 4

Attention all video game golf freaks! We finally have our first look at a next-generation golf game for both Xbox One and Playstation 4: The Golf Club by HB Studios. It’ll be available this spring.The Canadian-based developer released an exclusive look at actual gameplay footage from their new golf simulation, which looks eerily similar to that “other” golf game we’ve all...
Via Back9Network
January 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Ian Poulter and Steve Elkington Throw Down on Twitter

Everybody loves a good Twitter War. So when Ian Poulter and Steve Elkington got into a little tiff on Saturday, the world was treated to another Grade-A bickering between the two fan favorites.Elkington took the first swing by replying to another Twitter user regarding Poulter’s absence from this week’s Hyundai Tournament of Champions:“@ghostofhogan: Where’s Poulter Shooting...
Via Back9Network
January 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Ian Poulter and Steve Elkington Have a War of Words on Twitter

You want more nasty arguments? Well you got them! Ian Poulter and Steve Elkington had a bit of words towards each other on Twitter and it makes you wonder since both of these guys are quite expressive, who started it? Well, none other than Steve Elkington and it shouldn’t be a surprise. Sure, Poulter has his moments but Elkington is more of a tool in my personal opinion and has...
Via The GP Golf Report
January 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Stewart, Connor Cink win Father/Son Challenge with solid finish

Stewart and Connor Cink won the Father/Son Challenge on Sunday, making two eagles in their final five holes for a three-stroke victory in the scramble event. Connor Cink, a Clemson freshman who preferred hockey over golf as a teen, put the duo in front with a 30-foot eagle at No. 14. His father capped the day with a 20-foot eagle putt at No. 18, the last of nine consecutive 3s in...
Via AP on Fox
December 15, 2013  |  Discuss

Steve Elkington Makes Fun of Helicopter Crash

You hear a lot of famous people tweeting out things that might be offensive and in some cases leads to them deleting their Twitter accounts but PGA tour star Steve Elkington who’s known for some crazy tweets went a little too far. On Friday night into Saturday morning there was a terrible police helicopter crash that hit a pub in Glasgow, Scotland and the 1995 PGA Championship...
Via The GP Golf Report
December 01, 2013  |  Discuss

Senior leads Charles Schwab Cup Championship

Australia's Peter Senior shot an 8-under 63 on Thursday to take a one-stroke lead in the Champions Tour's season-ending Charles Schwab Cup Championship. Senior had nine birdies, an eagle and three bogeys at TPC Harding Park. David Frost shot 64, missing a short putt on the 18th hole. Fred Couples was third at 65, and Mark O'Meara had a 66. Bernhard Langer, Steve Elkington...
Via AP on Fox
October 31, 2013  |  Discuss
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