Whatever Pete Dye managed to create at Sawgrass on the seventeen other holes is overshadowed by the legend that has grown up around his penultimate hole.
If some of you are more occasional visitors to golf, Michelle Wie was Guan Tianlang just about a decade ago.
It was a full week for 14 year-old amateur Tianlang Guan.
This week at the Masters, Phil Mickelson has a new toy some are calling the “Franken-club.”
When Greg Norman opines about Tiger Woods being intimidated by anyone or anything, you have to take him seriously — because the Shark knows intimidation.
The Sunday single matches go head-to-head with the third week of the NFL, but a Woods/McIlroy showdown would trigger remotes around the country to find NBC and leave the NFL on record.
Like Tiger Woods for so many years, the expectations for Rory McIlroy will be off the charts at the Ryder Cup, coming off his recent three wins at the PGA and in the Fed Ex playoffs.
Perhaps the strongest recommendation for the U.S. team is on its major resume.
Next May, when the PGA of America brings their championship to Bellerive Country Club, all the second act stars of the Champions Tour will fill up the field and galleries will trail the Irwins and the Haases and the Couples of that Tour around the course. But if you want to see a beautiful swing that took more than thirty years of aging to produce the right bouquet, look up the name Roger Chapman.
I surrender. I have finally given up. I am officially off the fan list for the LPGA Tour.