Phil Mickelson acknowledged this week that he does not deserve nor expect to be on the U.S. Presidents Cup team when it goes to Australia in December. That’s not exactly a revelation, but while it has become increasingly evident, it didn’t feel official until Mickelson said it. Our Ron Green Jr. has the story.
Lanto Griffin won his first PGA Tour event at the Houston Open, finishing one stroke ahead of Scott Harrington and Mark Hubbard, both of whom were also chasing their first tour win. With one special week, Griffin, Harrington and Hubbard have changed the arc of their seasons while Griffin has changed the direction of his career. Our Ron Green Jr. has the story in the latest rendition of Green In Regulation.
Yangtze Dunes, a Shanghai course recently revamped by an architecture firm that includes 2006 U.S. Open champion Geoff Ogilvy, is generally regarded as the only traditional links-style course in mainland Asia. Our John Steinbreder weighs in on the experience of playing it.
Cameron Champ, who has won twice in only 36 PGA Tour starts with prodigious power and below-average accuracy off the tee, is viewed as a poster child of the modern game, in which players with dominant skill off the tee can reap the rewards of winning despite lacking consistency. Our Sean Fairholm breaks it down.
Rory McIlroy’s recent comments about European Tour course setups not being tough enough highlight the reality that golf has arrived at the point where the kind of course required at the top no longer bears any resemblance to what is needed by the majority, writes our Lewine Mair.
A spirit of redemption manifested itself in a deeply profound way on Tuesday when 117 golfers, including several notable tour pros, gathered at Old Marsh Golf Club for the Bahamas Strong Pro-Am. They each came with hope that they could provide relief for a country that continues to deal with the catastrophic effects from Hurricane Dorian. Our Sean Fairholm has the story.
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