Defending US Open champion Justin Rose tees off alongside Phil Mickelson Thursday at Pinehurst. The Open is the one major championship that has always eluded Mickelson. If he can pull of a win this weekend, he would be the sixth player ever to complete a career Grand Slam. Gary Player is the only golfer in history to complete his career Grand Slam at the US Open. Mickelson is looking to join him. Phil Mickelson has a record 6-time runner-ups at the US Open, including finishing second to Payne Stewart in the historicRead More
It’s over. The champ has championed Augusta National for a second time in three years. Bubba Watson dons the coveted Green Jacket yet again. What’s the best part of all this? Maybe the fact that we won’t hear Jim Nantz utter the cliché, “coveted Green Jacket,” for another year. I kid, I kid. The best part of the 2014 Masters was the outpouring of talent on display by the sport’s young, up-and-coming stars. Such as: Gary Woodland I raved about this guy after day one, and what did he doRead More
Bubba Watson slid on that retro looking green jacket for the 2nd time in 3 years this Sunday at Augusta. The two-time Masters winner walked off the 18th green with the first major win of the season. There were tears. There was his baby boy Caleb, whom Bubba and his wife, Angie, had adopted just prior to his Masters win in 2012. There was a genuine good guy coming off four quality rounds of golf. Bubba Watson is known as one of the longest drivers on the PGA Tour. HeRead More
The Masters is well underway in Augusta, and there are several unfamiliar faces atop the leaderboard. Allow me to introduce you to… Jonas Blixt: -2, tied for 5th He’s a world number 56, and is competing in his 3rd major and 1st Masters. At one point today, this 29-year old was in the lead by a couple strokes. It’s beginning to look like he may be falling back to earth after bogeying two holes late in the day, but still, what an effort. This came on a day when manyRead More
It’s that time again, when multiple American sporting events collide to make February ‘National Sports Patriotism Month’ (that’s my phrase, consider it copy written). Allow me to break down the national contests YOU should know about… 1/31-2/2 DAVIS CUP TENNIS: USA VS GREAT BRITAIN Normally I wouldn’t include this event as being something you should check out, since I am the only one in America who ever watches Davis Cup (usually by myself, in a dark room). But these are pretty special circumstances. For the first time in tennisRead More
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