Report: Phil Mickelson Connected To $2.75 Million Money Laundering Case

Phil Mickelson’s money was at the heart of a recently concluded federal money laundering case, according to ESPN’s Outside the Lines. OTL reports on the case of Gregory Silveira, who plead guilty last week to money laundering charges for moving $2.75 million through multiple bank accounts in an illegal gambling… » 6/29/15 9:36pm 6/29/15 9:36pm

Golfers Pile On The Hate For U.S. Open Greens

Normally, it’d be big news that a bunch of players, having finished up their final rounds at Chambers Bay, are blasting the conditions of the course, especially the greens. But they’ve been doing it all weekend. Sergio Garcia compared it to playing basketball without a backboard. Henrik Stenson said it was like … » 6/22/15 9:16am 6/22/15 9:16am

Jordan Spieth Wins U.S. Open After Dustin Johnson Three-Putts 18

After a weekend of gripes about the state of Chambers Bay and the difficulty of the course, Jordan Spieth delivered a masterful second shot on the par-5 18th hole, one that played the wild geometry of the green like a putt-putt course and set the reigning Masters champion up for a two-putt birdie that awarded him… » 6/21/15 10:28pm 6/21/15 10:28pm

Fox Is Still Struggling With Basic Facts About Golfers

It’s the final round of the U.S. Open, and viewers have had myriad and legitimate gripes about Fox in its first year as the tournament’s official broadcaster. One common theme has highlighted the network’s announcers and their lack of knowledge or preparation; here’s an example, in which former British Open champion… » 6/21/15 9:16pm 6/21/15 9:16pm

Golfers & Patrons Can Bring Weed Into the U.S. Open (But Not Water)

You know you’re living in the best kind of legal weed utopia when marijuana gets priority over bottled water. At this year’s U.S. Open in Tacoma, Washington at Chambers Bay, kush is more kosher than H20. Yes, security at the course (play starts today) have been instructed not to worry about spectators bringing in bags… » 6/18/15 11:31am 6/18/15 11:31am

LPGA Tour Trophy Does Not Survive Being FedExed

Three weeks ago, Anna Nordqvist won the ShopRite LPGA Classic. She was very excited! It was her fifth win in her seventh year on tour, and it came with her mother in attendance—on Mother’s Day in their native Sweden. “I’m just speechless right now,” Nordqvist said. “I fought hard today and can’t believe I’m sitting… » 6/18/15 10:15am 6/18/15 10:15am

Rickie Fowler's Dominance Of The Island Green, Illustrated

Rickie Fowler responded to his fellow golfers’ declaring him “most overrated” by beating out Sergio Garcia and Kevin Kisner in a Players Championship playoff on a Sunday that found him carding three separate birdies on the TPC Sawgrass 17th “Island Green”—a hole that averaged over par for the tournament. » 5/11/15 1:30pm 5/11/15 1:30pm