You have to be a somewhat serious fan of golf to have realized that from an interest standpoint the week prior was good on many levels.
Now that the 114th US Open is in the books, it is time for annual post-mortems.
Just south of Pinehurst is Rockingham, North Carolina and its historic racetrack. Saturday the US Open had its own driver news.
When Martin Kaymer hung up a second straight 65 at Pinehurst his 130 total was a new US Open record for 36 holes. But his ten under par total as not a record.
Perhaps it is because Michael Campbell’s 2005 win at Pinehurst has become so non-descript, but local memory is all about Payne Stewart’s win in 1999 and the Phil Michelson embrace on the 72nd hole.
In golf we have something other sports events don’t possess; we have the course.
Here’s four reasons why you should care about the Curtis Cup being in St. Louis.
Martin Kaymer’s duel with Jordan Spieth and Jim Furyk at the Players was good golf entertainment, not the least bit diminished by Tiger Woods not being in the field.
This past Sunday was one of those days when you had to think God is a golfer.
The simple truth about golf is every one of us chokes at the game way more than we would care to admit.