Monday Scramble: Our Holiday Gift Guide!
Monday, November 23, 2009
Welcome to the Monday Scramble, still unthankful this week for those who don’t fix their ball marks.
On the other hand, we are extremely thankful for all of our hardworking interns who helped put together our inaugural Monday Scramble Holiday Golf Gift Guide (MSHGGG), just in time for Black Friday and the biggest shopping day of the year.
(If you find a site with a better list of holiday golf gifts, we’ll help stuff you into a cannon and shoot you over the gates into Augusta National.)
Tom Watson Wins British Open Highlights DVD
Description: Still unhappy with how this year’s British Open ended? Don’t worry. This alternate-ending highlights video doesn’t even show one shot by Stewart Cink (which is actually only like five less than ABC showed during the Sunday broadcast).
Cost: $29.95 (plus free case of Werther’s Originals)
TW Errant Club Helmet
Description: A necessary safeguard following Tiger Woods’ driver-into-the-gallery mishap in Australia.
Cost: $195 ($1,195 autographed)
Magic RangeFinder 3G Deluxe Portable 9000LX
Description: A rangefinder that would happily fail a PGA Tour drug test. The 9000LX model features not only extensive GPS capability, but also an iPhone, PlayStation Portable (with free “Tiger Woods PGA Tour 2010” game included) and a Magic 8-Ball, to help you decide whether to go for it from 215 yards into the wind. USGA approved.
Leadbetter in a Bottle
Description: The best instructional tool to come out in years, Leadbetter in a Bottle is exactly as billed: Famous swing instructor David Leadbetter, on demand. Just pop the top, rub the bottle and out comes Leadbetter ready to fix your swing wherever and whenever you need it, such as in a bunker on the 18th hole of your Member-Guest tourney. As used by Michelle Wie at the Lorena Ochoa Invitational.
Cost: $17,245 (for three swing tips)
Rory McIlroy wig
Description: As you can see here, modeled by Phil Mickelson, a great way to show your love for the Irish wunderkind. Machine washable.
Rickie Fowler wig
Description: As you can see here, modeled by Padraig Harrington, a great way to show your love for Golf 2.0. Machine washable.
“Golf 2.0 for Dummies” book
Description: Written by Rickie Fowler and his handlers, the book teaches you how to be golf’s Next Big Thing through various social-media initiatives and fancy belts.
Piece of Tiger Woods’ torn knee cartilage
Description: In a tough economy, even Tiger’s knee surgeon is looking for a few extra bucks.
Cost: Auction (EBay); Nineteen jars available.
John Daly’s Engrossing-Pants-Pattern-A-Day Desk Calendar
Description: Three hundred and sixty-five days of JD’s crazy, kooky, kaleidoscopic trousers. (Editor’s Note: We are still checking as to whether they spelled “Gross” wrong in the title.)
Description: These actually are trick sugar pills that are intended to be used only after you hit a stellar shot and someone asks, “How did you do that?”
Warning: Do not use on Tim Finchem.
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Stay tuned for Part II of our Gift Guide early next month. Happy Thanksgiving!