What's buzzing:

Devil Ball Golf

Darts in the dark: Hyundai pick, Steve Stricker

Shane Bacon
Devil Ball Golf

View photo

.

Steve Stricker — Getty Images

This year I was coerced by a hockey writing friend of mine to do a weekly one-and-done golf pool that allows you to pick one golfer never to use them again in 2013. Since I'm doing it for fun (and DEFINITELY not for money, no way, no how), I figured I'd post my weekly picks here, with who I've already used under it and my record for the year, and against the others in the pool. We're calling this Darts in the Dark.

Hyundai Tournament of Champions Pick - Steve Stricker

Why, oh why, would I go with a guy that won this tournament a year ago and hasn't won since? Well, a couple of reasons.

One, is what I just said; he won here a year ago by shooting a solid 23-under at Kapalua and finished T-4 in 2011 and T-10 in '10. Also, Stricker announced last month that he would only be playing in 10 tournaments in 2013, so I figured I might as well take him at a track he likes.

So there is my first pick of the year. Stricker. Record below in the coming weeks will look like this.

  • Wins -
  • Top-10s -
  • Top-25s -
  • Missed Cuts -

I'll also have where I stand in the pool of all the other competitors. Add your picks below and follow along for the year to see how you'd do in this ultra competitive fantasy game.

View Comments (7)
  • Avalanche end 3-game skid, top Canucks 4-1

    Avalanche end 3-game skid, top Canucks 4-1

    Reto Berra waited a long time for another chance to start in the NHL. Berra made 33 saves, and Gabriel Landeskog and Alex Tanguay each had a goal and an assist to lead the Colorado Avalanche past the Vancouver Canucks 4-1 on Thursday night. Berra, … More »

    AP - Sports - 14 minutes ago
  • I was never concerned about my spot, says Australia's Finch

    I was never concerned about my spot, says Australia's Finch

    Australia opener Aaron Finch said he never feared for his place in the side during his lean spell at the World Cup and having found some runs will be raring to go in Sunday's final at his home ground. Finch hit an uncharacteristically scrappy 81 in … More »

    Reuters - 18 minutes ago
  • Landeskog, Tanguay lead the way as Canucks fall flat in loss to Avalanche

    Landeskog, Tanguay lead the way as Canucks fall flat in loss to Avalanche

    Eddie Lack sensed the Vancouver Canucks were ready for another big night in their push for a playoff spot. Gabriel Landeskog and Alex Tanguay each had a goal and an assist, and Reto Berra made 33 saves in his first start in over four months as the … More »

    The Canadian Press - 42 minutes ago
  • Labor unions, developers reach agreement on Los Angeles-area NFL stadium

    (Reuters) - Labor leaders said on Thursday they had reached an agreement with developers of a proposed Los Angeles-area stadium project, which is backed by the billionaire owner of the St. Louis Rams, that could become home for an NFL team. The Los … More »

    Reuters - 43 minutes ago
  • 30 is the new 40 when it comes to home runs these days

    30 is the new 40 when it comes to home runs these days

    ''I mean I grew up watching Barry Bonds hit 73 home runs and now guys are talking about 30's good.'' Home runs have hit their lowest rate in more than two decades. The days of bulked-up sluggers like Barry Bonds, Mark McGwire and Sammy Sosa topping … More »

    AP - Sports - 46 minutes ago