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QUICK TAKE: After Cold-Shoulder Ruse, Woods Takes Center Stage In Paris View More
After playing a practice round together, Patrick Reed and Tiger Woods are viewed as potential partners at the Ryder Cup. (Photo Credit: REUTERS/Charles Platiau)

QUICK TAKE: After Cold-Shoulder Ruse, Woods Takes Center Stage In Paris

SAINT-QUENTIN-EN-YVELINES, FRANCE – When Tiger Woods finally had a moment to exhale Sunday evening after his sport-stopping victory in the Tour Championship, he walked into a meeting room at an Atlanta hotel to meet his Ryder Cup teammates before they hopped on the charter to Paris. Whatever kind of reception…

QUICK TAKE: Mammoth Grandstand Will Add To Ryder Cup’s First Tee Lore View More
The massive grandstands at Le Golf National will add even more pressure on the first tee, (Photo Credit: REUTERS/Charles Platiau)

QUICK TAKE: Mammoth Grandstand Will Add To Ryder Cup’s First Tee Lore

SAINT-QUENTIN-EN-YVELINES, FRANCE |  Around 10 a.m. Wednesday, the Beatles’ Come Together was thumping through the sound system while several hundred fans sat in the 6,900-seat grandstand that towers over the first tee at Le Golf National like a castle wall. Moments later, when Jon Rahm walked across a bridge from…

QUICK TAKE: Reed Prepared For Ryder Cup Villain Role View More
Patrick Reed hits a practice shot on Tuesday at Le Golf National. (Photo: Paul Childs, Reuters)

QUICK TAKE: Reed Prepared For Ryder Cup Villain Role

SAINT-QUENTIN-EN-YVELINES, FRANCE | Captain America wears a black hat. Perhaps not literally – that’s not how the U.S. Ryder Cup team outfits are scripted – but Patrick Reed knows who he is and how he is when it comes to playing in the matches that begin Friday at Le Golf…

QUICK TAKE: Scores Of Eyeballs Trained On A Comeback Nearing Completion View More
Tiger Woods plays his shot from the sixth tee during the third round of the Tour Championship golf tournament at East Lake Golf Club. (Photo credit: Christopher Hanewinckel-USA TODAY Sports)

QUICK TAKE: Scores Of Eyeballs Trained On A Comeback Nearing Completion

ATLANTA, GEORGIA | Very few things can make Southerners turn away from college football. Saturdays down South start with a dawn tailgate and end with barbecue ribs, deviled eggs and whatever Pac-12 game leads SEC fans to say “bless their hearts.” In between, no fewer than four games are watched,…

QUICK TAKE: Tiger-Inspired Throngs Hark Back To Two Decades Past View More
Tiger Woods (Photo credit: Butch Dill-USA TODAY Sports)

QUICK TAKE: Tiger-Inspired Throngs Hark Back To Two Decades Past

ATLANTA, GEORGIA | Biggest crowd ever is just a guess, but it’s a good one. I’ve been attending the Tour Championship since the 1980s and covering it at East Lake Golf Club since the first iteration back in 1998 when Hal Sutton stuffed a 4-wood into the 18th to win….

NEWS: Englishman Fisher Shoots European Tour’s First 59 View More
Oliver Fisher

NEWS: Englishman Fisher Shoots European Tour’s First 59

Oliver Fisher shot a bogey-free, 12-under-par 59 Friday in the second round of the Portugal Masters, becoming the first player to shoot that magic number on the European Tour. He made 10 birdies and an eagle on the 7,191-yard Dom Pedro Victoria Golf Course. Since the European Tour formed in…

QUICK TAKE: With Paris On His Mind, Rory Opens Strongly At East Lake View More
Rory McIlroy opened with a 3-under 67 in the first round at the Tour Championship. (Photo Credit: John David Mercer-USA TODAY Sports)

QUICK TAKE: With Paris On His Mind, Rory Opens Strongly At East Lake

ATLANTA | Having just finished off a sweaty 3-under-par 67 Thursday in the opening round of the Tour Championship at East Lake Golf Club, Rory McIlroy said he hadn’t given much thought to what winning the PGA Tour’s grand finale would mean to his season. But there is no doubt…

QUICK TAKE: Woods Achieves Another Goal With East Lake Return View More
Tiger Woods leads the PGA Tour in strokes gained approaching the green. (Photo Credit: Bill Streicher-USA TODAY Sports)

QUICK TAKE: Woods Achieves Another Goal With East Lake Return

ATLANTA, GEORGIA | For all the understandable talk about Tiger Woods playing his way into the 30-man field at the Tour Championship this week at East Lake Golf Club, it almost overshadows the fact it’s only the third time since 2009 that Woods has teed it up in the season-ending…