Davis Love III has to be feeling great about his Ryder Cup Team’s victory over Team Europe. He was the hand picked leader of the Ryder Cup Task Force who wanted Love to have a second chance at a win to make amends for his 2012 team that threw away a four point lead going into the final day. Instrumental in his being named captain was Phil Mickelson who was also instrumental in the creation of the Task Force with… Continue Reading
Team USA didn’t start out well on Thursday at the UL International Crown but they finished with a bang as they won three of their four singles matches to claim the title. Stacy Lewis, Gerina Pillar and Cristie Kerr all won their singles with only Lexi Thompson missing the chance for a Sunday sweep. The ladies of the USA earned 13 points to edge South Korea by a single point. Here are the highlights. And here is their press conference.
Listen to Henrik Stenson, The Champion Golfer of the Year in his post round press conference. He’s typical Stenson, honest, smart and damn funny. And take a look at his highlights from round four. It’s an impressive 2 minutes.
Since Jordan Spieth came on the seen as a sixteen year high schooler playing in the Byron Nelson Championship many in the golf world knew he was something special. And he has surpassed all the expectations from the time he first won in a playoff at the 2013 John Deere all the way through his Grand Slam Chase to last week’s trouncing of the field at The Tournament of Champions. Spieth is special both on the course and off. He… Continue Reading
Flashback to 2014: Phil Mickelson shocks the golf world with is post Ryder Cup take down of captain Tom Watson. Before the press conference was over Mickelson was taking heat form both sides of the Atlantic. It was a shocking moment in Ryder Cup history. Shortly thereafter he PGA of America, determined to change the American Ryder Cup fortunes, appoint a Ryder Cup Task Force charged with the task of finding the European Team’s secret to dominating the cup. The… Continue Reading
Jack and Barbara Nicklaus have been the First Couple of Professional Golf forever. They’ve been married for 55 years and Jack readily admits he never could have had the career he did if it wasn’t for Barbara. He’s called her “the heart and soul of every good decision we’ve made” and gives her much of the credit for his success. The USGA has honored Barbara with their highest award, The Bobby Jones Award which is given to a person “… Continue Reading
I feel for those golf fans that were unable to watch the end of The PLAYERS as it was the best finish of the year. Some are calling it the best PLAYERS ever while others can’t recall a tournament that had such a dramatic finish. Rickie Fowler showed that he is indeed a world class player and for sure a world class guy. Check out how he simply dominated the most famous par three in golf, the island green 17th… Continue Reading
I know they introduced him as Tiger Woods. I think he kind of does look like Tiger. After all he was all done up in head to toe Nike and he has that Tiger Woods brand hat on but who the heck was that guy who the green jackets tried to tell us was Tiger Woods. If it really was Woods, and I still have my doubts, he was all smiles and almost personable as he answered questions from the… Continue Reading
Here in the Northeast the temperature has finally settled above freezing, melting the still thick layer of snow. It’s a sign that there is hope for a golf season to appear out of this nastiest of winters. A look at the calendar today shows that another sure sign of better days is closing in, The Masters begins four weeks from today. In a month the sports world will be focused on Augusta National and Rory McIlroy’s first attempt at completing… Continue Reading
When former PGA President Ted Bishop was given the boot from the PGA after calling Ian Poulter a “lil girl” some may have thought that we had heard the last from the camera seeking Bishop. Well some guys don’t disappear that easy. Bishop, who never met a camera or microphone he didn’t like appears in the current issue of Sports Illustrated’s Golf+Digital as the author of his own article. The subject of his piece is his beloved Ryder Cup and… Continue Reading