There is something uniquely British about the tennis at Wimbledon. Where else do you still see players playing in “all whites” and on grass courts to wildly enthusiastically patrons, who nostalgically talk as much in the past as the present, while sipping their Pimm’s and eating their strawberries and cream.
Thu, 18 Jul, 2019
The skies above Pebble Beach Golf Links for most of Thursday’s first round were gray, but the leaderboard featured a different hue, one players aren’t typically accustomed to seeing at the U.S. Open: Red.
Fri, 14 Jun, 2019
Forget Tiger Woods and his remarkable victory at the Masters in April. The greatest comeback in golf that I know of is Dennis Walters who went from promising young golfer one day to a paraplegic the next. On Monday, at the Sunset Center, Jack and Barbara Nicklaus introduced him as he was inducted into the World Golf Hall of Fame along with Retief Goosen, Jan Stephenson, Billy Payne, and the late Peggy Kirk Bell.
Thu, 13 Jun, 2019
Fri, 07 Jul, 2017
Paul Dunne qualified for next month’s US Open as three-time US Open winner Tiger Woods was suffering another public humiliation that leaves as many questions about the former world No 1’s mental well-being as it does about his ailing back.
Tue, 30 May, 2017
As a high school student, Cole Hammer is too young to drive the courtesy car given to all players to use during the US Open this week at Chambers Bay. So you can imagine yesterday was an emotional day for 15-year-old high school sophomore Cole Hammer.
Fri, 19 Jun, 2015
Rory McIlroy might have added Ryder Cup stars Martin Kaymer, Luke Donald and Patrick Reed to a stellar field but the world No 1 is chasing an even bigger name for next month’s Dubai Duty Free Irish Open — Phil Mickelson.
Fri, 17 Apr, 2015
The controversy over Tiger Woods’ incorrect drop shot at last month’s Masters intensified when the unnamed “TV viewer” who phoned tournament organisers to flag the discrepancy was revealed as David Eger, one of the most respected rules officials in the game.
Fri, 03 May, 2013
It was a week ago that R&A chief executive Peter Dawson held court in Scotland to discuss a myriad of hot topics in golf, from Tiger Woods’ controversial drop at the Masters, to Rory McIlroy’s Olympic status and the Vijay Singh doping case that is hanging around the game like a case of halitosis.
Tue, 30 Apr, 2013