PGA Tour golfer and 2016 U.S. Ryder Cup captain Davis Love III skipped the 2015 U.S. Senior Open to play at the PGA Tour's Travelers Championship with the hopes of earning a spot at the 2015 British Open.
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.
Davis Love III will be making his 28th Players start at TPC Sawgrass, a stat he says speaks to two things: “One, that means you’re old,” said the 49-year-old Love with a grin. “And two, it means you’ve stayed pretty competitive.”
Three weeks after they were on stage together for the closing ceremony at the Ryder Cup, Davis Love III and Jim Furyk wound up together in a place few people would have imagined — in the final pairing at the McGladrey Classic.
Criticism is expected in the wake of the USA's collapse on Sunday. What could’ve been done to avoid such dramatic defeat? It really is quite simple. The United States’ play on Medinah’s final two holes cost them the cup.
<strong>Alex Miceli:</strong> Is Steve Stricker the right choice this week in Hawaii? Or is K.J. Choi or Davis Love III a smarter pick? Take a look at the odds at the first full-field PGA Tour event of the season.
The beginning of the 2011 season, like any other season, brings its changes in equipment. But when a big name like Davis Love III leaves a long-standing relationship with Titlieist and jumps to Bridgestone, it’s news.