Welcome to the third Global Golf Post issue of 2018. Here are this week’s top stories:
- There have been many Tiger comebacks in recent years, but this one feels different. Read Ron Green Jr.’s column on why David Duval, Rory McIlroy and others are bullish on the 14-time major winner’s chances.
- DJ is calling his 433-yard drive two weeks ago (the one that left him with six inches remaining for eagle) a lucky shot. We don’t believe. Read all of our Quick 9 items for the week.
- Jon Rahm’s rapid ascension has been remarkable. What clubs did he use to win the CareerBuilder Challenge? Read our Range Rat report to find out.
- When Callaway CEO Chip Brewer first started leading Callaway, he was presented with a prototype for a 3-wood. He wasn’t impressed. His statement marked the beginning of a new era for the company, writes John Steinbreder.
- It had been over 100 days since Rory McIlroy played an official event, but he didn’t show much rust in a third-place finish in Abu Dhabi. Read the European Notebook for more.
- Last year’s U.S. Open champ, Brooks Koepka, is going to miss considerable time because of a wrist injury. Get the details here.
- The European Ryder Cup team missed Paul Casey dearly in the 2016 matches, but it looks like they will have his services this year. Read John Hopkins’ profile on the Englishman.
- Rod Perry has been selected as our Pro’s Pro, an award to recognize a PGA professional of the highest caliber. Read Sean Fairholm’s feature on Perry here.