#57 Michelle Wie

Well, on this Independence Day I think SSOMG will steer clear of any stories having to do with our forefathers to avoid obvious missteps and other politically incorrect interpretations.  Today let’s celebrate the independence of women over the last many decades and tell a story about a very independent and incredibly gifted and talented 4Continue reading “#57 Michelle Wie”

#53 Father’s Day

Ok, sort of a no-brainer selection for today’s story. Father’s Day; normally I would be watching the last few holes of the US Open, just as I was at Pebble Beach last year.  No Open this week, but a pretty good story at the RBC Heritage where there are a bunch of great golfers playingContinue reading “#53 Father’s Day”

#49 Big Sur

I suppose you are saying to yourself, wait a minute….Big Sur?  What kind of sports story is that? SSOMG says hey, wait a minute; there is plenty to say about the great sports activity that goes on there just about every minute of every day on the California Central coast. I am not sure nowContinue reading “#49 Big Sur”

#38 Tiger Woods

SSOMG could not put together a list of Sports Stories of My Generation without including Tiger Woods, certainly one of the legends of our time. SSOMG touched on one of Tiger’s greatest victories in Story #15 – The Masters.  But Tiger’s story is much more than just his latest major-tournament victory.  Reading his life’s storyContinue reading “#38 Tiger Woods”

#19 Payne Stewart

“They wanted something natural in the area that didn’t stand out and they just wanted to mark that spot forever. So a friend and I began looking around for a rock and lo and behold we found a rock they had dug out at the crash site, and we took it over to an engraverContinue reading “#19 Payne Stewart”