Though they found themselves at the same theater Saturday – a college golf tournament in Ponte Vedra Beach, Fla., – Davis Love and Duke Butler understand they are on opposite sides of an issue that surfaced earlier this week.
Mark Hubbard got a break Thursday morning when Louis Oosthuizen withdrew because of neck spasms, giving the rookie a spot in the Honda Classic. Hubbard was later disqualified because he failed to register for the tournament.
Phil Mickelson won’t know where his putting stands until he gets under the gun. It’s the one area of his game about which Mickelson wasn’t particularly concerned in the offseason, yet it’s the part that has let him down the most.
Even Jack Nicklaus, golf’s Superman, has his version of kryptonite. It has been said that Nicklaus never walks by a clubhouse buffet without grabbing a scoop or two of ice cream. Now the Golden Bear is giving in and sharing his love of ice cream with the public.
James Hahn, winner of the PGA Tour's 2015 Northern Trust Open, proved with his strokes gained-putting and strokes gained-tee-to-green statistics that you don't have to be a top putter to win a golf tournament.
James Hahn, a former down-on-his-luck shoe salesman, outlasted Dustin Johnson and Paul Casey in a playoff Sunday at Riviera Country Club to win the Northern Trust Open and notch his first PGA Tour victory.