Greg Chalmers finished with three straight birdies for a 66 and a one-shot lead after Thursday's first round of the Quicken Loans National while Jason Day and Jordan Spieth struggled alongside Tiger Woods.
Rickie Fowler chose to break the news about going pro with a simple phone call to one man – Ron Balicki. That's the impact he had on the game's brightest, up-and-coming stars – they knew he cared about their stories.
Ricky Barnes withdrew in the middle of Friday’s third round of the Bob Hope Classic because of a recurring back injury. His agent, Dennis Blake, described the injury as a fatigued lower-back, the result of an increased off-season regiment. Barnes is coming off a career year, during which he finished 43rd on the PGA Tour money list.
You didn’t have to be watching the PGA Tour coverage of The Memorial Tournament long to notice the young guns in their flamboyant clothes. Especially Rickie and Ricky. Not only were they battling for a win, but they were showing off their love for flair, too.
Matt Kuchar and Ricky Barnes both authored memorable performances as amateurs here at the Masters. They returned to Augusta National this year after long absences, and played well Thursday in the shadow of Tiger Woods.