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 Really good article here on Lydia Ko and her ability to be a good loser. The full Adam Scott putting experience... Read more
The Northern Trust Open has some great perks. One of them is an In-N-Out food truck parked right next to the driving range at Riviera Country Club. Players were hitting that up all week after beating balls on the range. Rory McIlroy decided to wait until finishing the tournament.... Read more
Updated at 1:54 p.m. ET: The content of Robert Lusetich’s tweets as published in this story were refuted by Tiger Woods’ agent, Mark Steinberg, in a statement. “The tweets that appeared this weekend about Tiger’s health are ridiculous and absolutely false. It’s reprehensible that every few months someone makes... Read more
Adam Scott struggles with the non-anchored putter. That’s no surprise to anyone. One way to solve the putter issues is by not pulling it from your bag at all and just chipping in. Scott took out a fan to the left of the 18th fairway with a yanked drive... Read more
Now that I know what Bubba Watson went through last week, I’m glad he was rewarded with a win at the end of it. Watson won his second Northern Trust Open in three years on Sunday and revealed afterwards he passed a kidney stone earlier in the week. “I’ve... Read more
Ryan Moore was just 2 under through 16 holes of his final round with an eagle and four birdies. That’s because he also had four bogeys. No matter, though, because Moore’s eagle was actually an ace on the 16th hole. Here’s a look at it. Ace! Ryan Moore just... Read more
Jordan Spieth missed the 13th cut of his pro career on Friday at the Northern Trust Open. That’s pretty good. Spieth has played 79 events now so he makes about 85 percent of cuts. You have to think that number is going to go up too. For the sake... Read more
Riviera has often been called a shot-maker’s course. Well, there’s no greater shot-maker in golf right now than Bubba Watson, so it makes sense that he would win his second Northern Trust Open in three years. Watson shot a three-under 68 on Sunday to beat Adam Scott and Jason... Read more
Ryan Moore makes an ace. (PGA Tour) It’s rare a golfer will hit a shot so good it demands a replay, earns praise and doesn’t even hit the green (or come anywhere close). K.J. Choi achieved that on Sunday at the Northern Trust Open, though. Choi went wayward off... Read more
Bubba Watson’s 67 on Saturday at Riviera moved him to 12 under and into the lead heading into the final round at the Northern Trust Open, but Watson is being chased by a stacked leaderboard behind him. Five players in the top 10 are ranked in the top-20 Official... Read more