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Robert Rock’s US Open Road [VIDEO]

Robert Rock qualified for the US Open a week ago.  He then found out he did not have proper VISA and papers in order to come to the United States to compete.  In 7 days, he spent more than $24k on legal fees simply to allow himself to board a flight last night and arrive … Read more

Commentary: Why the U.S. Open is the Year’s Greatest Tournament

It is the hardest tournament of the year, every year.  Northern Irishman Graeme MacDowell won at Pebble last year at even par.  Lucas Glover shot a -4 to win at Bethpage Black and was one of only five players to get below par on the week.  Tiger Woods and Rocco Mediate ended at -1, before … Read more

Tee Times Announced for US Open

Thanks to the Naples News for outlining it so clearly.  I have bolded the pairings I find particularly interesting. Thursday-Friday First hole-10th hole 7:00 a.m.-12:40 p.m. — Dae-Hyun Kim, South Korea; Chez Reavie, United States, Shane Lowry, Ireland. 7:11 a.m.-12:51 p.m. — Greg Chalmers, Australia; Kirk Triplett, United States; Brad Adamonis, United States. 7:22 a.m.-1:02 … Read more

Crane, Bubba, Rickie and Mahan are The Golf Boys. Hysterically Funny. [MUSIC VIDEO]

Quite possibly the funniest thing athletes have done since The Super Bowl Shuffle.  (And everyone knows this was Ben Crane’s idea.)

A Complete Listing of the U.S. Open Field at Congressional, Beginning Thursday

Here is the entire field (with breakdowns) for the U.S. Open this weekend: U.S. Open champions (10 years): Graeme McDowell, Lucas Glover, Angel Cabrera, Geoff Ogilvy, Michael Campbell, Retief Goosen, Jim Furyk. U.S. Amateur champion and runner-up: a-Peter Uihlein, a-David Chung. Masters champions (5 years): Charles Schwartzel, Phil Mickelson, Trevor Immelman, Zach Johnson. British Open … Read more

Tiger Woods Delays Quest for Jack, Pulls Out of U.S. Open [VIDEO]

He’s the greatest golfer that has ever lived.  But his quest for the major championship record will be delayed till July.  Tiger Woods is out of the U.S. Open.

David Toms Wins at Colonial [VIDEO]

Perhaps the David Toms renaissance is complete.  One week after surprising the world with his peak-career form at Sawgrass, Toms turned in three dominant rounds and won his first tournament in more than 5 years.  It was not without drama as Toms blew a seven-shot lead Saturday but he sealed off Charlie Wi with his … Read more

Toms Opens With 62s at Colonial [VIDEO]

It seems the David Toms Comeback Tour is continuing across America, as the 44 year old followed his terrific effort at The Players with back-to-back 62s to open the week at Colonial.  Many had Toms on the major radar this year as the PGA returns to Atlanta Athletic Club, the site of Toms’ greatest achievement.  … Read more

Pair of David Toms Putts Tell the Tale of The Players [VIDEOS]

First David Toms reached into his own past and played a brilliant 18th hole to force a playoff. Then he missed a three-footer, handing The Players to K.J. Choi.

Mickelson’s “Genius” Sand Shot [VIDEO]

Johnny Miller called Phil Mickelson a genius with the wedge today and his first round was a showcase for one of the greatest short-game players in the history of professional golf.  This sand shot below was a jaw-dropper.

Commentary: World Golf Rankings Mindless Fodder for Brit Media (with TPC pick)

I came across two separate news stories this week of The Players, each related to the same golfing topic.   First Iain Carter lashed out at criticism of the world golf rankings from the American golf press and Nick Faldo (I don’t acknowledge knightings).  Second ESPN made their early-week golf headline Paul Casey’s overtaking of Tiger Woods in … Read more

The Players: Sawgrass Week Features the Greatest Hole in Golf [VIDEO]

Last year I was able to sit beside the 17th green for the entirety of Friday’s action in what was a thrilling sports experience.  Only the yearly adventure to Augusta rivals this tournament for me.

Seve Ballesteros Dead at 54 [VIDEO]

Seve will be showered with praise by golfers from around the world over the coming weeks.  No need for that here.  Here we’ll show one of the most amazing golf shots you’ll ever see.  From Seve.