(Photo: The Associated Press) 24 CONNECTTWEET 4 LINKEDIN 2 COMMENTEMAILMORE ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Jordan Spieth’s globe-trotting days are over, at least for the foreseeable future. Golf’s top-ranked player has been on a worldwide tour over the past three months, playing in South Korea, China, Australia,... Read more
Jordan Spieth is playing the Singapore Open — a tournament with a $1 million purse — this week and allegedly getting $1.2 million to do so. Yes, Spieth is getting more money to show up than the entire purse of the tournament. That’s one of the benefits of being... Read more
Rickie Fowler of the United States proudly holds the trophy after his win during the final round of the 2016 Abu Dhabi HSBC Golf Championship.(Photo: Getty Images) 46 CONNECTTWEETLINKEDIN 3 COMMENTEMAILMORE ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Rickie Fowler won the Abu Dhabi Championship for his fourth worldwide... Read more
Jordan Spieth is one back after day one. (USATSI) Jordan Spieth shot a 4-under 67 at the Singapore Open on Thursday. Play was suspended, but he currently trails leader Berry Henson (5 under) by one stroke. Spieth told Reuters he was disappointed he didn’t score better after the way... Read more
Rory McIlroy checks the fourth green during Round 3 of the fog-delayed Abu Dhabi Championship.(Photo: AP) 26 CONNECTTWEETLINKEDINCOMMENTEMAILMORE ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Jordan Spieth paced onto the green and marked one of the six balls on or around the putting surface in near-darkness at the Abu... Read more
Phil Mickelson is the best. (USATSI) Do you remember Ryan Ruffels? The teenage Australian superstar who just turned pro allegedly said he took $5,000 off Phil Mickelson in a practice round and then tried to take it back. Not that Mickelson wouldn’t have been good for it. In a... Read more
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