The U.S. squad took control of the Walker Cup in morning foursomes. Brian Harman and Morgan Hoffmann (pictured) led their teammates to a 3-1 lead entering afternoon singles.
The pairings for Day 1 of the Walker Cup were announced Friday.
A few reporters in the media center commented that they had never seen or heard of midway BMW Championship contender Marc Leishman.
Upon studying the BMW Championship midway leaderboard, Tiger Woods and Padraig Harrington are in contention.
Away from the usual Tigermania, there’s a local lovefest at the BMW Championship.
Paul Richards is caddying for George Zahringer at the USGA Senior Amateur at The Beverly Country Club in Chicago. Richards will file daily reports for Golfweek.com detailing his experience on the bag and inside the ropes.
Phil Mickelson is still on the fence about the BMW Championship.
International Presidents Cup captain Greg Norman, if he happens to be watching the Deutsche Bank Championship while out on the yacht today, at least has to be buoyed by two of his players showing some signs of life.
He’s not the captain, but if he were, Geoff Ogilvy knows where he’d be throwing one of his Presidents Cup picks.
Ladies and gentlemen, your Final Five in contention for the FedEx Cup championship . . . Tiger Woods, Steve Stricker, Jim Furyk (ho-hum), Heath Slocum (mild surprise) and Marc Leishman.
When you get to the playoffs, you should want to play and survive as long as possible. It isn’t meant to be optional.
Ernie Els is starting to get his swagger back. That’s a good thing.
iger Woods insists he is putting OK these days, but a scene on the first hole of his pro-am at the Deutsche Bank Championship early Thursday morning at least raised an eyebrow or two.
Missouri’s golf program experienced a week of extraordinary highs and lows.
For the second time in two weeks, there is a new No. 1 in the Golfweek/amateurgolf.com Amateur Rankings.
Former Clemson player Sam Saunders will be turning pro after the summer, but he still has some amateur obligations.
Play at the Porter Cup was cancelled Thursday due to “unplayable course conditions."
Nick Taylor is now the No. 1 amateur in the world.
Tyler Williamson figures to get a positive financial jump on his Nationwide Tour colleagues.