Tagged with Tribute

Pat Summitt (1952-2016)

It took something monumental to break me out of tennis mode during Wimbledon 2016. I wish it were not so. Hall of Famer Pat Summitt, one of the greatest coaches in basketball history…no, in sports history…passed away at the age of 64 from complications of early-onset Alzheimer’s disease. I never met Coach Summitt. I’ve only … Continue reading

Bud Collins (1929-2016)

After the Australian Open, I took a bit of a break from tennis and golf blogging and forums, then I became sick just as I was ready to resume. Now recovered, I was going to start posting at the conclusion of this week’s JLPGA event. Unfortunately, sad news from the world of tennis hastened my … Continue reading

Mi-Hyun Kim, A Tribute To A Retiring LPGA Star

The four original Seoul Sisters, Se Ri Pak, Mi-Hyun Kim, Grace Park and Hee-Won Han, are largely responsible for my LPGA fandom. 2012 has seen the beginning of the end of those trailblazing players being active professional golfers. Grace Park has already walked away into the next chapter of her life. She will now be … Continue reading

Heather Farr Memorial Video

This is a beautiful and informative tribute video about former LPGA player Heather Farr, who succumbed to breast cancer in 1993 at age 28. I won’t list all of her accomplishments as a golfer and as a person. Rather, I will let the video do that.

9/11: In Memoriam, Part 2

This is a follow-up to my first tribute to 9/11. These are images of loved ones of the victims of that tragic day. I purposely left out pictures of President Obama and President Bush. Not because of any political statement or sign that I have anything against either of them. Today is not a day … Continue reading

9/11: In Memoriam

This is primarily a tennis and LPGA blog, but on this, the 10th anniversary of the tragic events of 9/11 I want to stop and pay tribute to the 2,606 souls lost in the World Trade Center, 87 lost on American Flight 11, 60 lost on United Flight 175, 125 lost at the Pentagon, 59 … Continue reading