U.S. captain Tom Watson made it sound as if he were leaning more on Woods’ past than the current state of his game, not to mention his health.
What a display of composure, fight and fine golf. And in the end, the best player in the game came through.
Rory McIlroy will try to continue his magical ride here at Valhalla Golf Club in Louisville, Kentucky, although he hopes to play mistake-free Sunday after an up and down 4-under 67 Saturday.
Kaymer ran away with the U.S. Open title this weekend, showing off an impressive all-around game, clutch putting, poise and composure.
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.
Webb Simpson had six birdies over his last nine holes for a 5-under 66 that made him the clubhouse leader at The Barclays.
From an operations standpoint, there is ample space in the state park for hospitality and other structures that have turned the Ryder Cup into the biggest show in golf.
More than 100,000 spectators expected over the six-day PGA event at Bethpage State Park, along with some of the best golfers in the world.
The Irish have been raving about Rory McIlroy for many years now and on Thursday afternoon the 21-year-old played Augusta National as if he has ‘mastered’ this course already.
Europe reclaimed the Ryder Cup, winning a thriller that went down to the final singles match Monday.
Tiger Woods is going to the Ryder Cup as a captain’s pick with his 71 victories and 14 majors. So is 21-year-old Rickie Fowler, who has never won anything at all.