Tiger Woods at St. Andrews: ‘It Felt Like This Might Have Been My Last British Open Here’

THE RECORD WILL SHOW THAT TIGER WOODS missed the cut at the 150th Open Championship played at the Old Course in St. Andrews, the Home of Golf. His rounds of 78 and 75 put him near the bottom of the field, a humbling early finish for the three-time Open champion, two of them coming at … Read more

Thoughts and Video Highlights: Justin Thomas’ Improbable Comeback Victory at the PGA Championship

JUSTIN THOMAS WON THE PGA CHAMPIONSHIP in a three-hole playoff with Will Zalatoris. Thomas began the final round seven shots behind 54-hole leader Mito Pereira. He finished with a 3-under 67 and watched all the leaders come back to him. Thomas’ victory, his second PGA and second major, seemed improbable. But the whole tournament seemed … Read more

2022 PGA Championship Preview: Tiger Showing Up, Phil Sitting Out, and the World’s Best Players Vying for the Wanamaker Trophy

Embed from Getty ImagesTHE 2022 PGA CHAMPIONSHIP begins on Thursday at Southern Hills Country Club in Tulsa, Oklahoma. In January 2021 the PGA moved its 2022 championship to Southern Hills from Trump Bedminster in New Jersey. Purse: $12 million Winner’s share: $2 million + Trophy: Wanamaker Trophy, named for Rodman Wanamaker, who started PGA of … Read more

Collin Morikawa Wins Claret Jug in Open Debut ‘After a Flawless Round of 66’

The Open on YouTube: Collin Morikawa is The Champion Golfer of the Year after he produced a stunning final-day charge to win The 149th Open at Royal St George’s.  The American beat Jordan Spieth by two shots in the Sandwich sunshine after a flawless round of 66 to take home the Claret Jug on his … Read more

MORNING READ: ‘Only Little Guys Get Slapped for Slow Play’ on PGA Tour

Embed from Getty ImagesAT HARBOUR TOWN SI WOO KIM waited a minute or so to see if his 15-foot birdie putt would fall into the hole on the 2nd green. It hung on the edge. The hesitating putt did finally drop. But the PGA Tour didn’t hesitate at all. It penalized Kim a stroke for … Read more

Associated Press: Tiger Woods Was Going Nearly 90 MPH; Excessive Speed Caused Crash, According to LA County Sheriff

Embed from Getty ImagesTIGER WOODS WAS GOING TOO FAST “on a downhill stretch of road.” It was the reason Tiger left his side of the road in the borrowed SUV, crossed two lanes of oncoming traffic and uprooted a tree. From the Associated Press: [LA County] Sheriff Alex Villanueva blamed the Feb. 23 crash solely … Read more

A Daughter’s Memories of the Masters

Embed from Getty Images By Elizabeth Short GROWING UP IN THE SAGEBIEL HOUSEHOLD, if it was a Sunday, dad reserved the TV exclusively for golf. I remember spending a lot of afternoons stretched out on the couch in front of the TV (not a flatscreen like all the other families had, by the way) half-heartedly … Read more

LA County Officials Won’t Reveal Cause of Tiger Woods Car Crash

Embed from Getty ImagesTHE INVESTIGATION IS OVER. The cause of the Tiger Woods car crash is known by authorities. But will the public ever know? From the AP report at ABC.com: LOS ANGELES — The Los Angeles County sheriff said detectives have determined what caused Tiger Woods to crash his SUV last month in Southern … Read more

PGA TOUR HIGHLIGHTS: Bryson DeChambeau’s Victory at Arnold Palmer Invitational ‘Beyond Wildest Dreams’

BRYSON DECHAMBEAU WON THE 2021 ARNOLD PALMER Invitational presented by Mastercard with a clutch par putt on the 18th hole. DeChambeau shot a 1-under 71 to finish 11 under at Bay Hill and notch his eighth victory on the PGA Tour. Lee Westwood, who made a scrappy par after hitting out of a sand divot … Read more

BOOK EXCERPT: How Ben Hogan Survived a Head-On Collision With a Greyhound Bus

Thankfully, perhaps miraculously, Tiger Woods survived a horrific car accident on Tuesday and has come through surgeries that saved his leg and much more. We’ve been told he is “in good spirits.” A long recovery begins. In the last few days there has been a lot of interest in (and comparison to) Ben Hogan and … Read more