Henrik Stenson looked like he couldn’t miss Thursday in the Tour Championship. Tiger Woods didn’t make a thing.
Whoever wins this one will have to earn it. “It will be a fun weekend,” Woods said. “This golf course is going to be difficult.”
Why have so many players won their first-ever tour titles at the Travelers? I’m convinced it’s because the staff creates a very friendly, family-oriented environment.
The course was already soaked with 6½ inches of rain over the past week, although sunshine Tuesday and Wednesday helped to dry things out a bit.
Yes, Tiger is over-scrutinized. But you would be too if you had Tiger’s game and career.
Tiger Woods had two double bogeys and a triple bogey on the back nine for a 44, and he did that without a penalty shot.
Golf’s governing bodies approved a rule Tuesday that outlaws the putting stroke used by four of the last six major champions, a move opposed by two major golf organizations that contend long putters are not hurting the game.
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.
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.
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.
If you’re like me then you want to know, “Who in the heck ever figured out that a deer’s antler could have medicinal properties?”
While there are many other great and popular players on the American team — including Phil Mickelson, Bubba Watson, Steve Stricker and Jim Furyk — it is up to Woods to become the leader.
Snedeker collected $1.44 million for winning the Tour Championship, his second title of the year. And he won $10 million for capturing the FedEx Cup.
Tiger Woods felt a twinge in his lower back when he awoke and felt pain throughout the second round at Bethpage Black. He managed to overcome a bogey-bogey start and get within range of Nick Watney and the resurgent Sergio Garcia.
If Tiger Woods can recapture his youth, golf could have its next biggest rivalry in Woods-McIlroy.