Tiger Woods, who has been criticized in the past for not caring sufficiently about playing golf for his country, embarks on his first U.S. team captaincy at next week’s Presidents Cup, where he also will compete for the U.S. side. Woods has built his captaincy around honest exchanges with his charges, who in turn are relishing their chance to play for – and alongside – a golf legend, writes Ron Green Jr.
Jon Rahm, who has won in his past two starts, is defending his title at this week’s Hero World Challenge in the Bahamas before heading home to Spain to get married. It’s a big finish to a big year with perhaps bigger things to come, writes our Ron Green Jr.
Phil Mickelson’s decision to play in the Saudi International in late January brings golf and politics together in an uncomfortable way. Ron Green Jr. weighs in on Lefty’s move and other matters in the latest rendition of Green in Regulation.
Edward Loar, a hot prospect coming out of Oklahoma State two decades ago who never achieved the PGA Tour success many envisioned, recently announced he will step away from the pro game. Our Sean Fairholm talked to Loar about his next chapter.
Short par-4s are a frequent topic of conversation among architecture aficionados. And while the overall merits of this design concept are largely recognized, there is plenty of discourse as to what makes them so good – and which are the preeminent ones in the game. Our John Steinbreder offers some of his favorites in a thorough examination of short-4s.
In the world of senior amateur golf, few people have assembled as impressive a playing résumé over the past decade as Chip Lutz. A native of the Reading, Pa., area, he has captured three British Senior Amateur Championships during that period as well as a pair of Canadian Men’s Senior Championships and the U.S. Senior Amateur. Now, at age 64, he has decided to cut back his schedule. Our John Steinbreder writes his story.