A Primer on the Saudi-Backed LIV Golf League, Including the Threat to the PGA Tour and the Phil Mickelson and Greg Norman Controversy

Embed from Getty ImagesTHIS IS FOR US, you and me, as I decided to write this piece to document the basics on this evolving golf story. What is this new Saudi-backed golf league? Sometimes called the Super Golf League and also known as LIV Golf, it’s essentially a rival tour to the PGA Tour and … Read more

TODAY Show: Greg Norman’s ‘Harrowing Struggle’ With COVID-19

Golf icon Greg Norman is recovering after a harrowing struggle with COVID-19 that saw him hospitalized twice over the past week. @gabegutierrez reports. pic.twitter.com/4SIdIsWzoE — TODAY (@TODAYshow) December 29, 2020 AUSTRALIAN GOLF LEGEND GREG NORMAN is a very fit man for 65. Nonetheless, the Shark was laid low by COVID-19 as he details in the … Read more

The Ego Boost and Burden of Being World No. 1

DUSTIN JOHNSON IS ON A TEAR that has made him the world’s top-ranked golfer for the first time in his career. Johnson is the 20th player to sit on top of the mountain.  How is DJ handling it? So far, so good. He won in Mexico to widen the gap between him and World No. … Read more

VIDEO: Jason Day Talks About His Back and the Thumb Injury That Nearly Ended His Golf Career

IN MAUI FOR THE SBS TOURNAMENT OF CHAMPIONS, Jason Day answered questions about injuries. Day talked about the severity of a thumb injury, and how it didn’t allow him to grip the golf club. And the world No. 1 golfer also spoke about his back, which was interesting in light of Greg Norman’s recent comments … Read more

FOX Sports Trumpets USGA Championship Broadcast Team

(This might be my favorite clip from the 2015 U.S. Open at Chambers Bay.) It’s not too early to think about the U.S. Open coming to Oakmont Country Club in June. It should be a dandy. Carnage everywhere. FOX Sports had a bumpy start as the USGA’s new broadcast partner last year. Minus Greg Norman, … Read more

FOX Sports: ‘Greg Norman Will Not Return’

(The following content was supplied by FOX Sports in a news release.) By FOX Sports FOX Sports announces that they will be making a change to their commentary team, and Greg Norman will not return to the network’s USGA Championships coverage in 2016. The announcement was made today by John Entz, President of Production and … Read more

Millennials and a Golf Revolution

WILL MILLENNIALS DECIDE THE FATE of recreational golf as we know it? I suppose, to some extent. It’s already happening, according to several reports. Nextgen City Tour: Millennials enjoying golf. In “Millennials upsetting the golf cart, traditionalists,” Craig Handel wrote: Golf may be steeped in tradition, but millennials are forcing a mini-revolution in the way … Read more

Aussie Champ Matt Jones Recalls His Idol, Greg Norman

1987 Flashback: Greg Norman meets Matt Jones for the first time. Matt won the Australian Open Golf yesterday. Channel… Posted by 7 News Sydney on Sunday, November 29, 2015 MATT JONES WON THE AUSTRALIAN OPEN on Sunday, edging World No. 1 Jordan Spieth and fellow Aussie Adam Scott by a shot at the Australian Golf Club … Read more

Stevie’s ‘Out of the Rough’ Sounds a Little Thin

STEVE WILLIAMS, THE MAN ON THE BAG for all but one of Tiger Woods’s 14 major victories, has published an autobiography called Out of the Rough. Whatever you think of Williams, he was undoubtedly one of the best — if not the best — tour caddie of his generation. Available at Amazon This book was an … Read more