Masters Week: Champions Dinner, Bikini Wax, and Phil

Masters_ImageClick here for a great graphic of the past 20 years of menus from the Masters Champion Dinners.

Bubba Watson has yet to reveal what he will be serving up at this year’s Champions Dinner.

Here’s what our menu would like like if we had the honor of hosting the dinner:

Global Macro Monitor Masters Champions Dinner Menu

Appetizer
Yips and Salsa
Chunky Chili Dip
Fried Egg Salad

Main Course
Duck Hook Soup
Lamb Shanks
Red Snapper (served off a tee box)

Dessert
Banana Slices
Snowman Ice Cream Cones

Drink Menu
DQ  Sparkling Water
Hosel Rocket Vineyard – 1997 Pinot Noir
T.C. Chen – 1985 Chardonnay
OB Brewery Pale Ale

Fore right!

Apr9_Masters Diinner

19th Hole Fodder:

Gary McCordBack in 1995, CBS television golf analyst Gary McCord got banned from the Masters for saying “they don’t cut the greens here at Augusta, they use bikini wax.” He also described the bumpy terrain as looking “suspiciously like body bags.”

These quotes are definitely not ideal for the Masters telecast, but it seems a warning or suspension could have been sufficient. McCord has a different type of humor, and his banter with David Feherty makes for good television. It would be nice to see him return to Augusta now that it’s been 16 years.

Tom Watson actually wrote a letter to CBS and the Masters chairman demanding that McCord be fired, and apparently this had a big effect on McCord’s future at the tournament.

McCord isn’t the first to be blackballed from the Masters. Jack Whitaker was taken off the air for comments during a playoff at the 1966 Masters when he called the gallery a “mob.” Whitaker’s suspension lasted four years.

Will the Brazilians bikini wax the greens at the 2016 Rio Olympics?  Just askin’.

The last time golf was part of the Olympics was at the 1904 Games in St. Louis, Missouri, USA, “when the United States and Canada were the only two competing countries. More than a century later, golf again will be played at the 2016 Rio Olympic Games.”

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5 Responses to Masters Week: Champions Dinner, Bikini Wax, and Phil

  1. Larry R. Wagner says:

    Touchy bunch!

  2. When playing golf the mind must overide your physical skills.

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  4. Chaz Evans says:

    Elitist bigoted rednecks with money…

  5. bikini wax says:

    Tiger woods a very good golf player.

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