About this time last year Jordan Spieth was still beaming from his win at the ’14 Australian Open and on his way to winning the Hero World Challenge. Well Spieth didn’t win last week’s Aussie Open, he just missed with a T2 finish but he did make a splash at today’s opening round of the Hero World Challenge. Watch as Spieth aces the par three second hole on his way to an opening round 65, one stroke off the lead.… Continue Reading
Phil Mickelson may have left the greatest golf instructor of the day but that doesn’t mean Phil is going solo. Word is that Phil the Thrill will be hoping to create some new thrills with the help of Andrew Getson. Getson is a very popular pro at Grayhawk Golf Club in Scottsdale which is home to several PGA Tour players. Watch how Getson shows us one of his chipping techniques.
The long, hot summer of Jason Day continues. And while the summer has cooled off, Day hasn’t one bit. Day lapped the field today at the BMW Championship to finish with a six shot victory over Daniel Berger. Day’s lead was never really threatened as he maintained at least a four shot lead and finished with a flourish with birdies at sixteen and eighteen. The ’15 PGA Champion lead from wire to wire and earned his fourth win in his… Continue Reading
Here are the pin placements for the final round at The Masters. Oh, that one at eighteen looks familiar.
Here are today’s pin placements at Augusta National.
Our favorite golfer, Miguel Angel Jimenez is at it again, busy dancing his way to the lead in the European Tour’s True Thailand Championship. He just keeps on keepin on. From European Tour.com: Even a bout of flu could not slow Miguel Angel Jiménez as he established a one shot lead at the halfway stage of the True Thailand Classic presented by Black Mountain began. Jiménez had complained of feeling under the weather during his opening 67, although that had not… Continue Reading
The first week of the 2014-15 wrap-around PGA Tour season is in the books and Sang-Moon Bae is the first winner of the new season at the Frys.com Open. The twenty eight year old Korean native won his second PGA Tour event as he fought through his worst round of the week to hang on for a two shot win over Steven Bowditch. Bae started the round with a comfortable four stroke lead and extended it to six early on… Continue Reading
by Jeff Skinner This PGA Tour Playoff season just got a bit more controversial. In a very surprising move Phil Mickelson has withdrawn from the BMW Championship. Mickelson didn’t cite any specific injury or illness for his early morning withdrawal but rather stated his need to focus on the Ryder Cup. “Without a chance to contend at the Tour Championship,” he said “the most important thing for me now is to prepare for the Ryder Cup.” What? Ryder Cup in… Continue Reading
by G. Rennie It was a birdie fest at Valhalla Golf club today as the 96th PGA Championship field went low across the board with benign conditions ripe for scoring. Most of the Links Life Golf crew rode that wave with their picks, here’s the standings after today’s play: 5. The Greek was done in by the balky back of defending PGA champ Jason Dufner who withdrew at +8 after ten holes of play due to his bulging disk problem.… Continue Reading
by Jeff Skinner Great cover from Pinehurst on The Pilot’s Open Daily. Achtung Baby! Click here for some of the best golf writers in the nation at The Pilot.com.