Will cicadas be all the rage at the Memorial Tournament?
That’s enough.’ The cicadas won’t be all the rage once the tournament starts. The Memorial, which Nicklaus founded in 1976, remains one of the best stops on the PGA Tour because of the course that Nicklaus is constantly tweaking, and a tournament he tries to run like his beloved Masters.
What’s the funniest thing about the memorial day cicada invasion of 1987?
Nick Price chuckles when recalling the cicada onslaught of 1987 — the bugs appear once every 17 years — when the Memorial suffered another such insect infestation. "The funniest thing was them falling out of trees and landing on people," said Price, who will be celebrated as the Memorial honoree at 1:30 p.m. Wednesday on the 18th green.
What the Heck is a cicada dance?
It’s called the cicada dance, where human hosts find a winged beast on their person and jump around trying to rid themselves of the unwelcome passenger. Nick Price chuckles when recalling the cicada onslaught of 1987 — the bugs appear once every 17 years — when the Memorial suffered another such insect infestation.
What’s with the Big cicadas at Muirfield Village?
This is a real buzz – a swarm of cicadas that has returned to Muirfield Village for the first time in 17 years, as big as Texas grasshoppers and almost loud enough to drown out the Ohio State marching band during opening ceremonies Wednesday. ‘I thought we had some big bugs in Africa, but these things …’ Ernie Els said.