Category: Men’s Pro - Page 3

NEWS: Vermeer Collects Himself To Win PGA Professional Championship View More
Ryan Vermeer won the 51st PGA Professional Championship on Wednesday at Bayonet and Black Horse Golf Courses. (Photo: PGA of America)

NEWS: Vermeer Collects Himself To Win PGA Professional Championship

SEASIDE, CALIFORNIA | After sleeping on a three-stroke lead heading into the final round, Ryan Vermeer had gone 4-over par on his front nine and watched his lead evaporate. That’s when he needed to buckle down. Vermeer took his time over a birdie putt on the par-5 10th and rolled…

QUICK TAKE: Tenacity And Talent Distinguished Hubert Green View More
World Golf Hall of Famer Hubert Green (File photo: Action Images)

QUICK TAKE: Tenacity And Talent Distinguished Hubert Green

World Golf Hall of Famer Hubert Green, who passed away Tuesday at age 71 following a long battle with throat cancer, had his own way of doing things. He played golf with a homegrown swing, setting his hands low and whipping the club through the ball. His setup was hunched…

QUICK TAKE: Mickelson Issues U.S. Open Apology Statement View More
Phil Mickelson during a practice round at the U.S. Open (Photo credit: Warren Little/Getty Images)

QUICK TAKE: Mickelson Issues U.S. Open Apology Statement

While the reaction to his intentional rules violation Saturday in the third round of the U.S. Open has continued to swirl, Phil Mickelson issued a short statement Wednesday expressing his remorse for his actions at Shinnecock Hills. “I know this should’ve come sooner, but it’s taken me a few days…

QUICK TAKE: Too Many ‘Others’ Derail Woods’ Game Plan At Shinnecock Hills View More
Tiger Woods was unable to avoid the "others" in his first round at the U.S. Open (Photo Credit: Dennis Schneidler-USA TODAY Sports)

QUICK TAKE: Too Many ‘Others’ Derail Woods’ Game Plan At Shinnecock Hills

SOUTHAMPTON, NEW YORK |  Having seen the way the first round of the U.S. Open was unfolding early Thursday at windswept Shinnecock Hills, Tiger Woods had a simple game plan when he arrived for his 1:47 p.m. tee time. “It was pretty evident nobody was making any birdies in the…

QUICK TAKE: Rippling Winds Lead To Thoughts Of British Open In The U.S. View More
Dark clouds and windy conditions made the U.S. Open feel a bit like Britain (Photo Credit: Shanna Lockwood-USA TODAY Sports)

QUICK TAKE: Rippling Winds Lead To Thoughts Of British Open In The U.S.

SOUTHAMPTON, NEW YORK | When the US Open was held at Shinnecock Hills in 1986 the first day’s round took place in foul conditions. A strong wind blew, rain plunged from leaden skies, broken only by occasional burst of limp sunshine. And it was cold. “Welcome to the first British…

QUICK TAKE: Jordan, Phil And Rory Take Their Lumps View More
Phil Mickelson plays a shot from the fesuce on the 12th hole during the first round of the US. Open at Shinnecock Hills. (Photo Credit: Dennis Schneidler-USA TODAY Sports)

QUICK TAKE: Jordan, Phil And Rory Take Their Lumps

SOUTHAMPTON, NEW YORK | Twenty-five over par. Collectively, that’s what Phil Mickelson, Rory McIlroy and Jordan Spieth shot in their glittery, Hamptons-worthy grouping in the first round of the windswept U.S. Open Thursday at sinister Shinnecock Hills. Want to summarize the unforgiving and unrelenting challenge of the first day? Here…