We’re only a couple of weeks into the 2016 golf year, but the Masters is just around the corner. Is it too early to look at some odds for this year’s event? Probably, but that’s not going to keep me from doing so. Here are some notable numbers for... Read more
Bryson DeChambeau leads the pros. (Golf Channel) 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 Bryson DeChambeau leads in Abu Dhabi, compares himself to George Washington and Einstein. I... Read more
6 CONNECTTWEETLINKEDINCOMMENTEMAILMORE LA ROMANA, Dominican Republic (AP) — Six years after Paul Chaplet first touched a golf club, the 16-year-old from Costa Rica is going to the Masters. Chaplet closed with a 2-under 70 on Sunday to win the Latin American Amateur, earning an exemption to Augusta National in... Read more
(Photo: The Associated Press) 41 CONNECTTWEETLINKEDINCOMMENTEMAILMORE HONOLULU (AP) — Until this year, the Sony Open did not hold many fond memories for Brandt Snedeker. He made his PGA Tour debut as a rookie in 2007 and missed the cut by seven shots. He returned the following year, shot 68-72... Read more
If there’s somebody on the planet who knows putters, it’s Jordan Spieth. The world’s No. 1 player took a gander at somebody else’s flat stick this week at the Abu Dhabi Golf Championship — somebody who’s become known for his quirky golf clubs. Here’s Rex Hoggard on the exchange... Read more
Hawaii is over, and the West Coast swing is here. First up is the CareerBuilder Challenge in California. This tournament has undergone more name changes than Calvin Cordozar Broadus, Jr. (look it up), but its partnership with the Clinton Foundation remains. There are a handful of big names here,... Read more
CONNECTTWEETLINKEDINCOMMENTEMAILMORE JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Haydn Porteous kept his nerve to go bogey-free through the final round Sunday and win the Joburg Open by two shots for his first European Tour title. The South African finished with a 3-under 69 for an 18-under total of 269 at Royal Johannesburg and... Read more
(Photo: The Associated Press) CONNECTTWEETLINKEDINCOMMENTEMAILMORE SHAH ALAM, Malaysia (AP) — Europe dominated Sunday’s singles matches 9-1/2 to 2-1/2 to comfortably win the EurAsia Cup. The second edition of the trans-continental team event ended with a lopsided 18-1/2 to 5-1/2 score in favor of the visitors at Glenmarie Golf and... Read more