Early Saturday afternoon at The Course at Yale, a tournament volunteer sat in a chair behind the ninth green, almost boasting as he warned a few visiting spectators to the danger that lurked before them.
The future is looking brighter for San Diego. As the team rises in the rankings, it’s definitely a good time to be a Torero. <strong>Eric Soderstrom</strong> says it was all part of the plan for coach Tim Mickelson.
The Junior Ryder Cup has built a reputation over the last decade for becoming a biennial blowout. But that could change this year now that the teams’ selection processes are in line with each other, writes <strong>Eric Soderstrom.</strong>
Tiger Woods’s $10 million FedEx Cup bonus put him over the $1 billion career earnings mark (including prize money, appearance fees, endorsements, bonuses and his golf course design business), according to a Sept. 29 report on Forbes.com.
So not only did this Jason Hargett guy make a hole-in-one Tuesday to win $1 million at the Mark Eaton Celebrity Golf Classic in Utah – a feat somehow even bigger than the 7-foot-4 Eaton himself (as you can see in the video) – but Hargett also had the No. 1 top play on ESPN’s “SportsCenter” this morning.
Barring a Great Britain & Ireland miracle at Merion Golf Club, the United States will win the 42nd Walker Cup this afternoon minus any drama – and a lot of the blame there should fall on the shoulders of captain Buddy Marucci.
NORTON, Mass. – Because Tiger Woods completed his final round at the Deutsche Bank Championship before television coverage kicked in Monday afternoon, you may not have seen the guy dressed in the tiger costume that followed Woods around TPC Boston for all 18 holes.
How bad is the second storm of the day here at the Wyndham Championship? Well, you may have seen the lights go off during David Feherty’s interview with Freddie Couples. But, for the record, the television in the media center also went down for a minute or so.
The NCAA golf committee added match play to its championship to hopefully stir excitment and emotion; what it got out of Georgia vs. Oklahoma State – Round 1, Match 1, 7 o’clock Friday morning start – may never be duplicated.
On a heavenly Easter Sunday at Augusta National, golf fans stopped waiting for the roars and the fun to return, stopped waiting for the choir to come back to church; Argentina, meanwhile, stopped waiting for the green jacket it first set eyes on 41 years ago, when Roberto De Vicenzo inadvertently signed for a higher score and finished second by a stroke.
Florida State sophomore Drew Kittleson will spend some time Friday evening in the Crow’s Nest with his nose in the books, hoping to take a chunk out of all the homework that has piled up the last few weeks.
Drew Kittleson may have missed the cut at the Masters, but he left with plenty of memories, and some cool prizes. Kittleson earned two pair of crystal goblets for making two eagles in the second round, including on the difficult 11th.
Tough to blame Jack Newman for having a few first-tee jitters Thursday at the Masters. “I was unbelievably scared on the first tee,” Newman said. “But after a couple bogeys, I got more fired up than nervous.”
It probably should come as no surprise that Tiger Woods delivered another “unbelievable” – as Arnold Palmer called it – performance Sunday night at Bay Hill. But, Eric Soderstrom asks, was it better than last year’s?