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The Roar-y Returns, McIlroy Seeks Another Major at Kiawah Island’s Ocean Course

We were having a fine run-up to this, the 103rd PGA Championship, even before Rory McIlroy’s TaylorMade TP5x golf ball tumbled into the cup at the 72nd hole of the Quail Hollow Championship two weeks ago. Nearly all of golf’s young gun stars and marquis names had won since the turn of the year:  Bryson Dechambeau, Patrick Reed, Justin Thomas, Jordan Spieth, Brooks...

Rory McIlroy, Jason Day to Skip Rio Olympics Over Zika Fears

We said this was a terrible idea, and each day we are proved more prophetic. If it’s not fecal matter on the water, savage protests, a recession with people starving in he streets, government corruption to make even Hillary Clinton blush, it’s now a mosquito-borne virus that delivers genetic defects to your kids while slowly decaying your brain and blood...

The Thin Green Line – Oakmont’s Swing Holes Could Decide 2016 U.S. Open

OAKMONT, PA – They’re called “half-par holes” be cause they play either much easier or much harder than the par on the scorecard states, and they are often the key to winning a golf tournament. Be it stroke play or match play, the ability to negotiate the razor thin edge between a birdie (or even eagle) or a triple bogey is the difference between having your name...

Jason Day Just Passed Jordan Speith as Vegas Favorite to win 2016 Masters

While everyone else was waxing beatifically about Jason Day passing Adam Scott in the World Rankings, Day also took the top spot on another list – he just became the new Vegas favorite to win the 2016 Masters. Day has won seven of his last 14 starts internationally and has taken the last two PGA Tour events with more difficulty from this back than the field. He...