It’s been a long two years for the man who once dominated golf on the course — and the boardrooms of a variety of companies off the course.
Watson was one shot ahead of five players. Another five players were two shots behind. Seven other players were three shots behind. And even Phil Mickelson, who started the round 11 shots behind, suddenly was only four back.
Masters champion Charl Schwartzel has been around the TPC Boston long enough this week to know that a fairway metal is the best option off the tee on the 356-yard first hole.
The week is flying by at the Bob Hope Golf Classic as I am trying to play my best golf in these tournament conditions. It is a thrill to play in this for the first time and I am having a blast!
Europe won back the Ryder Cup from the United States, winning 14 ½ to 13 ½. And it all came down to the 12th and final match between Graeme McDowell and Hunter Mahan with a dramatic 3 & 1 victory for the northern Irishman.
When play was called because of darkness, the U.S. had a 6-4 lead. But Europe was ahead in all six matches that got started late in the afternoon.
A seven plus hour rain delay has backed up play at the Ryder Cup.
Phil Mickelson and Dustin Johnson will start things off for the American team when Ryder Cup play begins Friday morning.
What a disaster for golfer Dustin Johnson who suffered another mishap after being in the lead of another Major this year. Either Dustin Johnson has horrible luck, or he and his caddie need to wake up and pay closer attention.
Martin Kaymer won the PGA Championship in a three-hole playoff Sunday that did not include Dustin Johnson, who was penalized two strokes for grounding his club in a bunker on the last hole.
Ernie Els, Matt Kuchar and Nick Watney are on the course, trying to keep pace with clubhouse leaders Bubba Watson and Francesco Molinari at 4 under. Only half of the 156-player field completed their first rounds before darkness halted play Thursday night.
Tiger Woods’ name was atop the leaderboard. Just not for long.