A Sports Illustrated Cover for Sergio Garcia

SERGIO GARCIA, THE 2017 MASTERS CHAMPION and redeemed man, graces the cover of the new issue of Sports Illustrated. Look at it. It’s a great cover that says a lot, especially if you know the history and context behind the images. The pure emotion is, dare I say, perfect. In SI’s national cover story, Alan … Read more

Phil Mickelson’s 63 at Royal Troon: ‘It Was Kind of Easy’

PHIL MICKELSON GRABBED THE LEAD in the first round of the 2016 Open Championship at Royal Troon. The 2013 Open champion fired an 8-under 63, which included a lip-out on the 18th green that, had it dropped, would have been the first 62 in a major championship. Mickelson had no bogeys on his card, hit … Read more

Nightmare in Abu Dhabi

A CENTURY AGO SIX-TIME BRITISH OPEN champion Harry Vardon may have said it best when he uttered, “Golf is master of us all.” I expect Martin Kaymer would agree with Vardon’s maxim, especially on this Monday. The two-time major champion began yesterday’s final round in the Abu Dhabi HSBC Golf Championship with a six-shot lead. Kaymer’s … Read more

Exclusive Foursome Tees Off Today in Bermuda

By Turner Sports PR TNT and PGA.com will present all-access coverage of the 32nd PGA Grand Slam of Golf, with four major champions competing Tuesday and Wednesday, Oct. 14-15, to determine the best-of-the-best in professional golf at Port Royal Golf Course in Bermuda. This year’s foursome boasts a combined nine major championships, including reigning major champions Rory McIlroy (Open Championship and PGA Championship), Martin Kaymer (U.S. Open) and Bubba Watson (Masters), along … Read more

Rory and Rain Dominate at PGA Championship

LOUISVILLE, Ky. – It was raining steadily when I caught up with Rory McIlroy, Bubba Watson and Martin Kaymer on the par-5 18th hole at Valhalla Golf Club. Bubba had drifted right off the tee. Kaymer and McIlroy were in the fairway, down the left-hand side, with Rory up ahead. Bubba laid up. Kaymer hit … Read more

Golf on TV: Quicken Loans National, Senior Players Championship, BMW International Open, NW Arkansas Championship

The following edited content was supplied by Golf Channel in a news release. Tiger Woods has returned to the PGA Tour this week at the Quicken Loans National, also serving as host of the event outside of Washington D.C. Kenny Perry defends at the Encompass Senior Players Championship, as the Champions Tour begins a five-week … Read more

Michelle Wie Leads at Pinehurst

Michelle Wie fired her second consecutive 68 on Friday. (Keith Allison) IT’S NOT QUITE MARTIN KAYMER’S record-breaking 65-65 start in the men’s U.S. Open, but a pair of 68s looks mighty good to Michelle Wie and has propelled her into the lead of the U.S. Women’s Open at Pinehurst No. 2. Her halfway total of … Read more

Let’s (Not) Hear It For Martin Kaymer

(©USGA/John Mummert) I LEFT THE MEDIA CENTER at Pinehurst on Saturday afternoon. It was promptly after my last radio show appearance. I had been there since Wednesday, and, like last year, I departed before the final round because I wanted to be home with my wife and two daughters for Father’s Day. So I shuttled … Read more

All Eyes on Martin Kaymer

Martin Kaymer is on a record-setting pace at the U.S. Open. (©USGA/Fred Vuich) WITH A RECORD-BREAKING START to the 114th U.S. Open at Pinehurst No. 2, Martin Kaymer has a six-shot lead on Brendon Todd, his playing partner for today’s third round. The last twosome tees off at 3:25 p.m. Kaymer was near flawless with a … Read more