Category: Players

QUICK TAKE: Simpson Ties Course Record, Takes Five-Shot Lead View More
Webb Simpson tied the course record at TPC Sawgrass, firing a 63 in the second round of the Players Championship. (Photo Credit: Jasen Vinlove-USA TODAY Sports)

QUICK TAKE: Simpson Ties Course Record, Takes Five-Shot Lead

PONTE VEDRA BEACH, FLORIDA – After Webb Simpson banged in a 27-foot birdie putt from behind the 15th green at the TPC Sawgrass Stadium Course on Friday afternoon to launch himself deeper into the ether, his playing companion Tyrrell Hatton walked over to Simpson’s caddie Paul Tesori with a simple…

QUICK TAKE: ‘Super Group’ Fizzles On Day 1 View More
It was not a stellar first day for Mickelson, Fowler and Woods at the Players Championship (Photo Credit: John David Mercer-USA TODAY Sports)

QUICK TAKE: ‘Super Group’ Fizzles On Day 1

PONTE VEDRA BEACH, FLORIDA | Had it been opening night on Broadway, the reviews would have been … meh. Were it a special recipe at a trendy restaurant, you might ask for salt and pepper and maybe some hot sauce, too. Had it been … well, without belaboring the point…

QUICK TAKE: New Putting Method Works For Johnson At Players View More
Dustin Johnson implemented the AimPoint putting technique at the Players Championship. (Photo Credit: John David Mercer-USA TODAY Sports)

QUICK TAKE: New Putting Method Works For Johnson At Players

PONTE VEDRA BEACH, FLORIDA | It’s possible, depending on how this weekend plays out, that any one of four players – Justin Thomas, Jon Rahm, Jordan Spieth or Justin Rose – could end Dustin Johnson’s 64-week run as the top-ranked golfer in the world. They will have to go through…

QUICK TAKE: Englishmen Enjoy ‘Lovely’ Morning At TPC Sawgrass View More
Tommy Fleetwood at the 2018 Players Championship (Photo Credit: Peter Casey-USA TODAY Sports).

QUICK TAKE: Englishmen Enjoy ‘Lovely’ Morning At TPC Sawgrass

PONTE VEDRA BEACH, FLORIDA | It is thought it has never happened before. Justin Rose, Ian Poulter and Tommy Fleetwood playing together in a tournament, that is. Not just three Europeans. Not just three Britons. But three Englishmen, all of whom figure to be at the Ryder Cup in France…

QUICK TAKE: Koepka (70) Perseveres After Freak Trauma To Healed Wrist View More
Brooks Koepka had an incident with a golf cart while practicing before the Players Championship (Photo Credit: John David Mercer-USA TODAY Sports)

QUICK TAKE: Koepka (70) Perseveres After Freak Trauma To Healed Wrist

PONTE VEDRA BEACH, FLORIDA | Finally healthy after months recovering from a serious left wrist injury, Brooks Koepka was nearly undone by an unaware man on a golf cart Wednesday afternoon. Koepka was left to deal with pain in his mended wrist while the unknown cart driver escaped something potentially…

QUICK TAKE: Stadium Course Continues To Confound Spieth View More
Jordan Spieth tees off at the 16th hole at the 2018 Players Championship. (Photo Credit: John David Mercer-USA TODAY Sports)

QUICK TAKE: Stadium Course Continues To Confound Spieth

PONTE VEDRA BEACH, FLORIDA | Maybe the Stadium Course at TPC Sawgrass simply has it in for Jordan Spieth.            Intent on snapping a string of three consecutive missed cuts in the Players Championship, Spieth instead gave himself a head start on another weekend off with a first-round 75 in…