As one of eight teams participating in the Stanford Classic, Patrick Rodgers, Cameron Wilson and the rest of the No. 19 Cardinal had an opportunity to do what Tiger Woods, Rory McIlroy or most of the world’s best golfers never did: compete at the Cypress Point Club. While Stanford’s dreams of taking the team title faded in the face of a red-hot Texas squad on Tuesday, the chance to play competitive rounds on the No. 2 course in Golf Magazine’s 2011 Best Courses in America was certainly a thrill and great opportunity for the team.
A compilation of some of the most interesting and entertaining Twitter feeds from the Farm.
But even though Bubba took home his first green jacket, it’s impossible to dissect what happened at Augusta without at least paying a shred of attention to Stanford’s most famous former athlete
For the first time in several years, Maples Pavilion on Sunday resembled the Maples Pavilion of old as the Stanford men’s basketball team held off archrival Cal on Senior Day.
You don’t have to be a golf fan to have fun at Pebble. The biggest attractions at the event are by far the celebrities.
After watching Tiger’s press conference yesterday–when he finally seemed to be emerging from his shell and showing off the same smile that captivated audiences while he fist-pumped his way to victory after victory earlier in his career–I got to thinking: when will Stanford turn out the next superstar?
Another game, another rout for Stanford football. Here’s Stat on the Back’s take on this week’s numbers.
Number of the game: 12
Move over, Rory McIlroy–Stanford researchers have identified some of the biomechanical factors that allow professional golfers to excel in comparison to amateurs.