Henrik Stenson buried a 20-foot birdie on 18 at the British Open to finish the final round a ridiculous eight under par, winning his first major. Stenson’s four days at Royal Troon broke or set a number of records:
As Paul Howard discovered during his second round at the British Open, golf can be a real big jerk:
Earlier this month, Judge Jeanette Irby of the Circuit Court of Loudoun County, Va. entered her ruling in the case of Michael Vechery vs. Florence Cottet-Moine, a dispute over custody of their 10-year-old daughter.
Dustin Johnson is trying to win his first major, and he’s currently in the U.S. Open lead... maybe.
Traditional youth sports are fun and all, but they don’t teach you many skills you can apply to other parts of life. You can shoot a basketball? Cool, but you can’t use that in a non-basketball scenario unless you find a way to make a living betting people on pop-a-shot.
Human meat sculpture Donald Trump has long embraced his unique brand of reality on Twitter, but the Republican presumptive presidential nominee took it to a major level last night in attempting to express his appreciation for one of his patrons:
Golfer Phil Mickelson was named today in an insider complaint by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, two years after an investigation was first reported. The SEC alleges that Mickelson profited $931,000 from non-public information after buying and selling stock in the Dean Foods company.
Tiger Woods declined to provide a timetable for his return during a press conference today in Maryland, stating that he has yet to even take any full shots since his back surgery in March. And yet the PGA pro tried to take a few attempts at Congressional’s tenth tee to prove that, yes, he’ll be back someday. He needed…
Will Wilcox nailed a hole-in-one on the par-3 17th hole at the Players Championship today. The former UAB golfer celebrated accordingly.
Roberto Castro lost this weekend’s PGA tour event at Quail Hollow in a playoff after landing a shot on 18 off a spectator’s face and into another spectator’s empty shoe:
Donald Trump almost certainly cheats at golf. He denies this vehemently, just as he denies that there is violence at his campaign rallies. (There is definitely violence at his campaign rallies.) And while we may not have video of Donald secretly moving his ball into the fairway, the way we do of his supporters…
ESPN The Magazine dropped a big feature on Tiger Woods this morning, written by Wright Thompson. It focuses on the three-year period between the death of his father, Earl Woods, in 2006, and the revelation of his rampant infidelity in late 2009, a period of time in which Woods seems to have been extremely lost.
Andrew “Beef” Johnston claimed his first European Tour trophy with a win today at the Spanish Open, and the north Londoner can’t wait to get home from Andalusia so he can see his folks and “get hammered,” as he told press following his victory:
Michael Lorenzo-Vera leads this weekend’s Euro Tour Spanish Open at Valderrama after he eagled the par-5 17th with this outstanding shot. Even more outstanding: the Frenchman’s reaction.
I’m not one of those snot-nosed shits who will say stuff like, “Golf? Bleehhhhhh. Golf is so boooooring!” while doing a sick ollie. I like watching golf! It’s a perfectly pleasant way to pass a Sunday. Having said that, I was riveted by the video above, and now wish golf was always played like this.
Jordan Spieth’s quadruple-bogey at Augusta National’s par-3 12 shocked viewers around the world and cost him the Masters. How could such an incredibly talented golfer melt down like that? We went back into the video to see exactly what happened—and found something bizarre.