Thursday, June 22, 2006

Washington: A Major League City? Not even a PGA City...

Sometimes I wonder why Washingtonians like to continually compare themselves to New York. Sure we have the overpriced but highly regarded dining options, and we have political power to match New York's financial power. But it's sometimes tough for me to think of Washington as an honest to god major city. What major city goes 20 some odd years without a Major League Baseball team, and then has to depend on a soon to be contracted Canadian team to move here out of desperation, while meanwhile, Tampa Bay is awarded an expansion team?! OK, so we have baseball again. Great. Now I read that this so called metropolis can't support it's PGA tournament. For what I assume is a pretty wealthy city, I find it hard to believe that there isn't enough interest in seeing the Booz Allen Classic. Even MILWAUKEE has a successful PGA tournament. Short of the occasional US Open held at Congressional, I guess people just don't care about this event. DC appears to be a good sports town. Redskins fans blindly love their team, despite their essentially hopeless chances of winning the past decade or so. The Wizards and Caps draw fans, and DC United is the best attended MLS team. Is golf different because there is no local team to rally around in a futile attempt to create rivalries with New York and other Eastern seaboard cities? I think the Examiner wrote an article this week about how the Nationals should try creating a rivalry with the Yankees rather than Baltimore. I can only assume this is because Baltimore is already a decrepit, drug and crime ridden cesspool that is best used as a movie setting for the deploying of a terrorist nuclear weapon, or as the setting of a cop show. So instead of Baltimore, let's just start yet another rivalry so we can imagine that Washington is on par with New York. And trust me, I am no lover of New York. Not by a long shot. But seriously, why keep pushing this charade. How about the city gets the capability of supporting and finding a sponsor out of all the war profiteers/defense contractors that call the area home for a PGA golf tournament. It can't be that hard. Just ask Reno, Nevada. We're the nation's capital for gods sake.

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