It was only two years ago that Robert Karlsson withdrew on the eve of the Open Championship with the driver yips. Thursday, he shot a 3-under 69 at Royal Liverpool and finds himself firmly in contention.
The only mistake Harris English made in Mexico occurred after his win when he accidentally hoisted the FedEx Cup Trophy; Robert Karlsson irons out his swing; plus more in senior writer Adam Schupak's six-pack of PGA Tour notes.
Ashley Hall canned a 12-foot birdie putt on the 18th hole to shoot a blistering 7-under 63, shake off a one-shot penalty and take a one-shot lead over Robert Karlsson and Mark Anderson after the opening round of the Web.com Tour Championship Thursday at TPC Sawgrass.
Sergio Garcia, Kevin Na, Robert Karlsson. Three different personalities, three different golf swings, one common malady. All three suffered from the full-swing yips. They reached a point in their professional careers where they couldn’t start the swing.