The 18 is a look at eighteen stories from the previous week or so in the world of golf, and they will usually be on stories that I didn’t dedicate a full post towards. Expect a combination of thoughts, GIFs, images and anything else that caught my eye from the past seven days. Some will […]
On Sunday at CordeValle, Brittany (not Bethany) Lang won the U.S. Women’s Open, defeating Anna Nordqvist in a three-hole playoff. It’s Lang’s second career win on the LPGA Tour and her first major, but unfortunately, her win is being overshadowed by another USGA rules issue just a few weeks after Dustin Johnson was penalized at […]
Dustin Johnson won the 2016 U.S. Open on Sunday at Oakmont, holding off a group of quality contenders and the stupidity of the USGA en route to a four three shot victory over Jim Furyk, Scott Piercy and Shane Lowry. Here are my takeaways from the week.
Late on Sunday night, LINKS Magazine reported that Greg Norman was being dumped by Fox after only one year as Joe Buck’s colour man for USGA events and on Monday, the USGA confirmed the news in a press release. Officially, the term used is that the sides “parted ways”, and realistically, it’s possible that Norman wasn’t […]
It was a pretty crazy week, wasn’t it? So much happened at Chambers Bay that instead of trying to wrap up just the final round, I’m going to post some thoughts in point form and we’ll see how long it gets. Also, please make sure that you read both Kyle Porter and Shane Ryan on […]
Punch Shots is a collection of stories that I didn’t get around to earlier or didn’t fit into another article. I’ll give a link to a larger story and have some quick thoughts below. The last Punch Shots: Lee Trevino on Phil, Lydia Ko and Butch would help Tiger
When Fox announced that they had acquired the rights to all USGA events for twelve years beginning in 2015, the biggest talking point was who was going to replace NBC’s Dan Hicks and Johnny Miller as the broadcast team for the U.S. Open. It appears that we now have our answer, as Fox superstar Joe […]