WATCH: John Daly hits tee shot out of a casino chairman’s mouth
John Daly and John Berry. I have a lot of questions about this video. First and foremost, where is this drive by John Daly being hit? It looks like he’s pounding in a residential neighborhood with literally no regard for human life. Second, how much and what kind of... Read more
Day, McIlroy, Spieth co-favorites for 2016 British Open at Royal Troon
The British Open starts three weeks from today. Pretty crazy, right? I need about four vacations to recover from the final round of that U.S. Open but no such luck for golf in 2016. Bovada even has odds out for this year’s British Open champion. Excuse me, champion golfer... Read more
Drug dealers try to smuggle $4.9M of cocaine in golf clubs through customs
Talk about picking the wrong line. Two drug smugglers were recently busted with nearly $5 million worth of cocaine which they tried to transport in the shafts of a set of golf clubs in and out of the United Kingdom. I’m not sure whether this is the most brilliant... Read more
Uh-oh: Rory McIlroy’s replacement, Graeme McDowell, also pulls out of Olympics
I tried to warn you. Rory McIlroy’s exit from Olympic competition later this summer was just a harbinger for what’s about to come. The undercurrent of influence McIlroy wields might be discounted by some but it cannot be understated. On Thursday, fellow Northern Irishman Graeme McDowell removed his name... Read more
Rio Olympics: Here is a list of all the golfers who will not compete this summer
To this point, only nine golfers have withdrawn from the 2016 Olympics even though it feels like a lot more than that. Rory McIlroy is pretty clearly the biggest name, but he’s not the only big-time player not going. Here are the nine who have cited all manner of... Read more
Golfer would serve Taco Bell at the Masters Champions Dinner if he ever wins it
When I received the email from Wesley Bryan (or maybe it was George) some three years ago asking me if I wanted to post one of their trick shot videos on this site, I took a look and obliged. Not because I knew who they were or because I... Read more
Quicken Loans National 2016: How to watch live online, TV info for Congressional
The Quicken Loans National takes place this week at Congressional Country Club, site of Rory McIlroy’s romp at the 2011 U.S. Open. A lot of stars are taking the week off to prepare for a crazy summer schedule, but there will still be quite a few in attendance. Plus... Read more
Playing Oakmont after the U.S. Open is hard but not in the way you might think
When I received the email confirming that I had won the media lottery to play Oakmont Country Club on Monday after the U.S. Open, I didn’t know whether to be elated that I was playing a course Golf Digest ranks No. 6 in the United States or terrified that... Read more
Quicken Loans National picks: Can Rickie Fowler stop his free fall?
The week after a major championship is always at least somewhat of a letdown. Players skip out and tournaments are usually pretty relaxed. That’s less true this week because we have some big names playing a pretty great track in Washington D.C. Let’s take a look at this week’s... Read more
Tiger Woods still angry at USGA over Dustin Johnson’s U.S. Open penalty
Tiger Woods doesn’t get fired up about much outside of his own golf game, but the USGA set him off on Sunday. After watching what happened to Dustin Johnson as USGA officials alerted him — seven holes late — of a potential penalty on the 12th hole at the... Read more