While all the lemmings in the golf and sports media are racing off this week to build the Rory McIlroy wing in the Golf Hall of Fame, let me take a moment to react and assess the past weekend.
After Rory McIlroy’s dad cashed in over the weekend, let’s look at 5 crazy sports bets that worked.
Northern Ireland’s McIlroy wins third career major, this time by two strokes.
The 114th US Open at Pinehurst has concluded and Martin Kaymer won by 8 shots (9-under). While he may have won the $8 million purse, his play didn’t speak louder than some of his opponents’ pants.
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.
We’re visiting the golf world in this week’s That Thing You Missed, how Rory McIlroy’s messy breakup turned into success, another stroke of bad luck for Pablo Larrazabal, the newest women’s U.S. Open player is only eleven and Bubba Watson is up to his old tricks again.
Over four days McIlroy dominated the field in ways reminiscent of Tiger Woods.