How can Jamie Lovemark encourage Tiger Woods? (USATSI) “It’s been a good while” since Jamie Lovemark last felt 100 percent healthy, the 28-year-old golfer said last week.” “Probably a couple years. I had a great surgeon, back surgery went super well. There’s always constant rehab and constant maintenance. But... 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 No Jason Day at the Farmers Insurance Open pro-am. He’s questionable for the main event. Paul Azinger signs with FOX. Here’s... Read more
(Photo: The Associated Press) 44 CONNECTTWEETLINKEDINCOMMENTEMAILMORE ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Jordan Spieth has experienced some drama on the ninth tee at the Abu Dhabi Championship this week. It was there where he received a warning for slow play on Thursday. The following day, he hooked a... Read more
This dude is impressive. (Winchester Golf Academy) Color me impressed. This kid pumps a drive while rocking skinny jeans on a hoverboard. I’m lucky to hit drives like that without any impediments. If I tried to do it like him on the hoverboard? I’d be on the ground in... Read more
That’s actually not a soccer ball. (PGA Tour) Tom Watson finished T11 at the Mitsubish Electric Championship last weekend in Hawaii. That’s not notable. What notable is the golf ball Watson was using. On this lengthy putt, you can see near the end that it looks like … a... Read more
It’s not really a secret that Butch Harmon has been the best thing that’s ever happened to Rickie Fowler’s golf career. Harmon remade a loose swing from Fowler into one of the most consistent (and best) in the world. He did more than that, though. He re-made a loose... Read more
The history of Phil Mickelson and Tiger Woods at Torrey Pines goes all the way back to 1988. That was the first year Lefty played his hometown event. Then he won it in 1993. Then Tiger won it in 1999. Then they both won it a combined nine times... Read more
We have ourselves a golf season. It’s not even the end of January and Rickie Fowler, Jordan Spieth and Jason Dufner already have tournament wins. They all factor into our Power Rankings this week. A recap of the parameters. 1. Scope is last two months of tournaments2. We value... Read more
Jim McCabe of Golfweek had a terrific stat recently about Pat Perez. Wait, Pat Perez? Yes, Pat Perez. Here’s McCabe’s stat. Assuming he plays at Pebble Beach in two weeks, then the following week at the Northern Trust, it will mean that in 90 full-field West Coast Swing tournaments... Read more
Jordan Spieth keeps grinding. (USATSI) 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 Jordan Spieth adds Houston and Austin to a tightly-packed schedule. Spieth: “I was unlucky in the... Read more