The sentiment that the United States simply needs to play with more fervor or passion in Ryder Cups is a popular one. It’s not one that I necessarily agree with because I think talent wins out more often than not (there’s a reason Alabama’s football team hangs a lot... Read more
Welcome back to The Links — a collection of golf stories from around the web with my own little take on them. Hope you enjoy. Stories The European Tour gives names of players who played too slowly in the Middle East. This included Jordan Spieth. This Jason... Read more
Sangmoon Bae still has that sweet swing. (Instagram/sangmoonbae) Last time we saw Sangmoon Bae, things did not go well for him. Bae flubbed a chip at the end of the Presidents Cup and then headed off to join the Korean military for a couple of years (all Korean men... Read more
Are these the two greatest putters of all time? (USATSI) Who is the greatest putter of all time? It’s an interesting question. Ian Poulter said last year it might be Jordan Spieth. Gary Player recently agreed with that assessment. “Rory McIlroy and Jason Day have the best swings of... Read more
Christian Petersen/Getty Images You should watch the wild, drunk, and entertaining Phoenix Open on Sunday instead of the hours of inane Super Bowl programming Finally, Waste Management Phoenix Open Sunday has arrived! The final round of the wild and rowdy PGA Tour stop at TPC Scottsdale has slotted into... Read more
Add that one to the history books. (USATSI) David Feherty is obviously one of the best talkers in golf. Tiger Woods is probably the best golfer in history. Marrying the two up invariably results in some great stories. Feherty told Connell Barrett of one of those stories recently.... Read more
Tiger Woods and Donald Trump at Doral. (USATSI) You win some, you lose some. Donald Trump won the New Hampshire primary on Tuesday, but he might be losing the Cadillac Championship very soon. The first WGC event of every year is played at Trump National Doral. The PGA Tour... Read more
CONNECTTWEETLINKEDINCOMMENTEMAILMORE SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Danny Lee knew there was a huge crowd Saturday at the Waste Management Phoenix Open. He still was amazed when told just how many people packed TPC Scottsdale’s Stadium Course. “Two-hundred thousand?” Lee asked, making sure he heard right. Actually, an estimated 201,003 —... Read more
Phil Mickelson tees off on the 18th hole during the third round of the Waste Management Phoenix Open golf tournament at TPC Scottsdale.(Photo: Patrick Breen, The Arizona Republic-USA TODAY Sports) 55 CONNECTTWEET 1 LINKEDIN 1 COMMENTEMAILMORE SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. Read more