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QUICK TAKE: Confident Fowler Lurks Despite Triple View More
Rickie Fowler shot a 2-under 70 while playing with Rory McIlroy (background) and Jon Rahm at the 2017 PGA Championship at Quail Hollow Club. (Photo credit: Stuart Franklin/Getty Images)

QUICK TAKE: Confident Fowler Lurks Despite Triple

CHARLOTTE, NORTH CAROLINA – For all the understandable talk about Rory McIlroy’s glittering track record at Quail Hollow, don’t sleep on Rickie Fowler, who won his first PGA Tour event here. By chance, Fowler and McIlroy were grouped together Thursday (and Friday) with Jon Rahm and it was Fowler who…

QUICK TAKE: Mail Call, Mr Bevacqua View More
Dustin Johnson plays into the 15th hole during the first round of the PGA Championship at Quail Hollow. (Photo Credit: Rob Schumacher-USA TODAY Sports)

QUICK TAKE: Mail Call, Mr Bevacqua

The following letter addressed to a Mr Pete Bevacqua at the PGA of America has fallen into our hands. In the interest of national security, we believe its contents should be revealed. Here goes: Dear Mr Bevacqua, Forgive this intrusion by a visitor from the old country but If you’re…

QUICK TAKE: Koepka Prospers In ‘Bomber’s Paradise’ View More
Brooks Koepka has the tools necessary for success at Quail Hollow. (Photo Credit: Kyle Terada-USA TODAY Sports)

QUICK TAKE: Koepka Prospers In ‘Bomber’s Paradise’

CHARLOTTE, NORTH CAROLINA – Were you to build the perfect beast to play Quail Hollow in this PGA Championship, the prerequisites would include: Big-time power off the tee with enough control to find the fairway with a degree of regularity; A comfort level on fast, sloping greens; And, a mindset…

QUICK TAKE: Bieber On The Scene At PGA View More
Justin Bieber joined his pal Bubba Watson, along with Wesley Bryan at Monday's PGA Championship practice round. (Photo by Stuart Franklin/Getty Images)

QUICK TAKE: Bieber On The Scene At PGA

CHARLOTTE, NORTH CAROLINA – What was Justin Bieber doing hanging around Quail Hollow in advance of the PGA Championship? Being Bieber. Wesley Bryan was in a practice-round group with Kevin Na and Bieber buddy Bubba Watson on Monday when the inevitable broke out. “Kevin punched the record button and we…

QUICK TAKE: Spieth Not Burdened By Expectation View More
Jordan Spieth plays from a bunker during during a practice round for the PGA Championship (Photo Credit: Kyle Terada-USA TODAY Sports)

QUICK TAKE: Spieth Not Burdened By Expectation

CHARLOTTE, NORTH CAROLINA – If you’re wondering how Jordan Spieth is coping with the pressure that comes with attempting to become the youngest player ever to complete the career Grand Slam this week at the PGA Championship, relax. That’s Spieth’s approach. So far, the most stressful part of his week…

QUICK TAKE: Quail Hollow – What’s In A Name View More
Who names their golf courses better? Great Britain or the United States?

QUICK TAKE: Quail Hollow – What’s In A Name

CHARLOTTE, NORTH CAROLINA | Didn’t someone once say that Britain and the US were two nations divided by a common language? It can be said that in golf the two countries are also divided by a common language. Bunkers and traps. Tee ball and drive. Flagstick and pin. Semi-rough and…