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Ann Liguori

Phil Mickelson reacts on the 15th green (Photo by Andrew Redington/Getty Images); Justin Rose kisses his trophy after winning the 113th U.S. Open at Merion Golf Club on June 16, 2013 in Ardmore, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Ross Kinnaird/Getty Images)

Liguori: At U.S. Open, One Man’s Heartbreak Is Another Man’s Triumph

As much as I hoped Phil Mickelson’s storybook week would end on a high, putting an end to his nightmares at the U.S. Open, Justin Rose makes a fine champion.

06/17/2013

Steve Stricker of the United States talks with Phil Mickelson at the U.S. Open at Merion Golf Club in Ardmore, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)

Liguori: The Ying And Yang Of Merion Keeps Course In Control At 113th U.S. Open

Let’s see who, if any, of the 73 players who made the cut, can shoot under par in the third round.

06/15/2013

Phil Mickelson (Photo by Drew Hallowell/Getty Images)

Liguori: Phil Mickelson In Right Frame Of Mind To Possibly Win 1st U.S. Open Title

He has never won a U.S. Open title, but has been a runner-up five times. So maybe this is the year for Lefty — with or without sleep!

06/14/2013

Tiger Woods practices prior to the start of the 113th U.S. Open at Merion Golf Club on June 12, 2013 in Ardmore, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Andrew Redington/Getty Images)

Liguori: USGA Emphasizing U.S. Open Is ‘Not About The Score’

There will be a premium on accuracy, staying out of what looks like impossible rough and navigating the tricky greens which will roll around 13-13 1/2 on the Stimpmeter.

06/12/2013

Tiger Woods (Photo by Andrew Redington/Getty Images)

Liguori: The Glory Of Merion Golf Club May Be Stymied By Bad Weather

Yes, Mother Nature is the boss, and it will help dictate what kind of Open we have at historic Merion Golf Club.

06/11/2013

Adam Scott of Australia celebrates his win on the 10th hole during a playoff with Angel Cabrera at the 2013 Masters. (credit: JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images)

Liguori: Thrilling Finish Much-Needed After Tiger Controversy At Masters

The 2013 Masters will be remembered for a variety of crazy storylines. But the positive ones will prevail, thanks to Adam Scott and Angel Cabrera.

04/15/2013

(Photo by Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images)

Liguori: Tiger Controversy Rocks Augusta National

A controversy involving the top-ranked player in the world turned what should have been a calm, lovely morning into an ugly one and took attention away from third round play.

04/13/2013

Tiger Woods lines up a putt on the 18th hole during the first round of the 2013 Masters. (Photo by Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images)

Liguori: Americans Ready To Pounce At Masters

Dustin Johnson and Freddie Couples are the two Americans who stole the early headlines.

04/12/2013

Tiger Woods (Photo by Andrew Redington/Getty Images)

Liguori: All The Stars Are Aligned For Tiger To Win 5th Green Jacket

In one of the most anticipated Masters ever — with the resurgence of Tiger Woods as the top-ranked player in the game — the question as Woods gets started on Thursday morning at 10.45 a.m. is whether he can sustain his fine play.

04/10/2013

Bubba Watson (Photo by David Cannon/Getty Images)

Liguori: Bubba Watson’s Emotions Make Him Real And Great For Golf

The resurgence and fine play of Tiger Woods may dominate the headlines leading up to Thursday’s start of the Masters, but it was defending Masters champ Bubba Watson who stole the show during his press conference on Tuesday morning.

04/09/2013

Fans have been coming out in droves, but golf hasn't found traction -- yet -- as a recreational sport. (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)

Liguori: Augusta’s Drive, Chip & Putt Championship A Step In Right Direction

Amongst the beauty of Augusta National and the passion of the galleries is a sobering reality. Golf has been losing ground in recreational participants.

04/09/2013

Tiger Woods (Photo by David Cannon/Getty Images)

Liguori: Good Riddance To Last 3 Years —Tiger Regains No. 1 Ranking

The hunt for his 15th Major Championship begins in two weeks at The Masters. And for the first time in a long time, all seems right in the world for Woods.

03/26/2013

Don Butler poses with Tiger Woods and the Gene Sarazen Cup. (Photo by Warren Little/Getty Images)

Liguori: ‘A Good Walk Spoiled’ And Thoughts On Other Top Stories In Golf

Tiger Woods earned his 76th career win this past Sunday when he held on to his lead and won the WGC-Cadillac Championship at the Doral, his 17th World Golf Championship title.

03/15/2013

Keegan Bradley reacts to his putt. (Photo by Harry How/Getty Images)

Liguori: It’s Unfair To Label Keegan Bradley A Cheater For Anchoring Putter

It’s unfair to label Bradley or any golfer who anchors their putter “a cheater.” And it’s unfair that after all these years the governing bodies are now looking to change the rules.

02/27/2013

(credit: FABRICE COFFRINI/AFP/Getty Images)

Liguori: Lindsey Vonn Raises The Bar In Toughness

If anyone can come back from a devastating injury, it’s Lindsey Vonn. She’s a champion and as determined as they come!

02/07/2013

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