?BOOM OR BUST? Your course just seems more crowded. The National Golf Foundation says there are 3 million fewer golfers today than in 1990, when the number peaked at 28 million.
? TOM WEISKOPF: "Tiger is a great player but he has not lost a loved one, has not gone through a business failure and has not had a bad run-in with the press. There is so much that he will experience." Tom's always been an optimist.
?HOT PUTTERS: Odyssey's on the rise, but the winner of 40 of the last 72 men's majors has used a Ping.
? DAVID FEHERTY: "Johnny [Miller] criticizes too much without thinking of the feelings [of the player]."
?MILLER: Wonder what he was feeling after he shot 81 against Jack Nicklaus in their Wonderful World of Golf match?
? LAURA DAVIES: She became the first woman to play in the Fred Couples Invitational, shooting 73-82 to finish last in the 22-player field.
? CLINT EASTWOOD: Dirty Harry golf threads? Eastwood has formed a company, Prime Golf USA, which will offer a clothing line based on the Eastwood image.