File this one under “Last Things in the World Tiger Woods Needs.” The entertainment TV show "Extra" is reporting that Woods’s ex-wife Elin Nordgren might appear on the next season of ABC’s "Dancing With the Stars", according to The Orlando Sentinel.
The next cast of “Dancing With the Stars” will be unveiled during Monday’s edition of “The Bachelor.” The closer we get to that day, the more speculation you’re going to hear about the cast.
“Extra” is speculating that Elin Nordegren, ex-wife of Tiger Woods, is in talks for the ABC dance contest. “Extra” showed footage of Nordegren pulling her own luggage through LAX.
Tim Tebow to play with Jack Nicklaus at Honda Classic Pro-Am
The field of the Honda Classic will have more star power than it’s had in years with three of the world’s top four players there, but the biggest names in Palm Beach Gardens this week won’t be playing the tournament Thursday. They’re playing the pro-am Wednesday.
According to Gary Smits of The Florida Times Union, Jack Nicklaus will play in the Honda pro-am with Denver Broncos quarterback and Florida state hero Tim Tebow.
Tebow is playing in the pro-am of the Honda Classic next week at PGA National in Palm Beach Gardens and will be in heavy company. His pro-am partners will be 18-time major champion Jack Nicklaus, entertainer Kenny G and Jason Taylor of the New York Jets. Earlier this winter, Tebow played rounds at Pebble Beach, Spyglass Hill and Whisper Rock, in Scottsdale, Ariz.
“I do have a little bit more time on my hands,” Tebow said Tuesday. “I’m still working out and getting my body ready for my second NFL season, but I enjoy playing a fun round of golf every now and then with my friends and my brothers.”
Tebow should make sure to ask Nicklaus for a tip. It paid off for Drew Brees when he played here with Nicklaus last year, according to Brees’s interview with Golf Magazine.
He gave me a lot of tips as we were playing. It was a really windy day when we played so he gave me tips on hitting shots into the wind -- choke down on the club, take an extra club, make a more compact swing, keep the ball a little lower. I was pulling my head up while putting so he gave me a little trick to keep my head down while I'm putting. I'm been working on those things and they've really helped my game. It's pretty cool when Jack Nicklaus is giving you advice.
Hank Haney defends his work on Tiger’s swing
Tiger Woods’s former swing coach Hank Haney turned the tables on TV commentators when he rated them on Twitter this weekend: “Kostis gets it right, McCord gets it, Chamblee gets it too but PK is best because his analysis isn't based solely on how he sees the swing”
Then Haney added another tweet about the Golf Channel’s Brandel Chamblee, who has been a critic of Woods’s swing under Haney: “Brandel gets paid to tell it like he sees it and he does his homework, as time goes by he will appreciate what I did with Tiger more”
For his part, Chamblee agreed with Haney:
@HankDHaney As I said on the show, The state of the game, Tiger never lost "impact" under Hank and really nothing else matters in the swing.
Totally agree that time will give great perspective to the accomplishments of Tiger under @HankDHaney. It was a helluva run.
Stray Shots: Things we saw while thinking that Martin Kaymer’s silk scarf looked a lot better on Lindsay Lohan....
Good grief, even John Daly live-tweeted the Oscars on Sunday night. Was I the only person watching the Knicks?
The Philadelphia Inquirer’s Jonathan Storm plays Judge Smails to Donald Trump’s Al Czervik in his column about Trump’s purchase of Pine Hills Golf Club, or as Trump hilariously dubs it, “Pine Valley 2.”
EA Sports keeps milking its Tiger Woods '12 Masters video game release with live demos on March 8 before the game’s on-sale date of March 29. OK, we get it, it’s the first Masters video game. Just release the thing already. (Via USA Today)
Tweet of the Day:
Mike McGee (aka, Annika Sorenstam's husband).
Just got our GolfWorld. Yani Tseng won 4 in a row to start the year and there is some cartoon on the cover. What more do women need to do?
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