Posts tagged with: "Bernhard Langer"

QUICK TAKE: Schwab Cup Result Is Part Of Playoff Design

QUICK TAKE: Schwab Cup Result Is Part Of Playoff Design

How is it, you might wonder, that Kevin Sutherland, who had never won on the PGA Tour Champions circuit until Sunday and had played 341 tournaments since his only PGA Tour-related victory, wound up as the Charles Schwab Cup winner when Bernhard Langer won seven tournaments, including three majors, during…

NEWS: Putting Regulations At The Fore Again View More
Bernhard Langer's putting style has been cleared by the USGA and R&A. (Photo Credit: Michael Madrid-USA TODAY Sports / Reuters Picture Supplied by Action Images)

NEWS: Putting Regulations At The Fore Again

SOUTHPORT, ENGLAND | If not quite literally, putters seldom fail to rear their heads at an R&A pre-Open media conference and today was no exception. To no-one’s surprise, there was a return to the subject of whether Bernhard Langer and Scott McCarron could be anchoring their long putters and thereby…

NEWS: Players, USGA And Chamblee Defend Positions On Anchoring View More
Bernhard Langer during the first round of the 2017 U.S. Senior Open Championship. (Photo credit: Drew Hallowell/Getty Images)

NEWS: Players, USGA And Chamblee Defend Positions On Anchoring

It’s a dustup that was bound to happen, especially with Bernhard Langer continuing to be the best player in senior golf. Langer, along with Scott McCarron and a few others, still use long putters, which according to Rule 14-1b in the Rules of Golf, is perfectly acceptable so long as…

Retirement is Just a Word, Not an Option, for Langer View More
Bernhard Langer at the 2017 Masters is showing no signs of slowing down. (Photo credit: REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson)

Retirement is Just a Word, Not an Option, for Langer

PONTE VEDRA BEACH, FLORIDA – Sixty is a good age to retire, isn’t it? Three score years and all that? Time for a rocking chair, an extra glass of wine, more time with the grandchildren. That fits the life plans of many golfers – do well on the regular tour,…

Where Is The Dominant American?

The dominant American male has gone missing in professional golf this year. And we’re not talking just about what happened – again – in the Ryder Cup. Look at who won the four major championships: Bubba Watson won the Masters, Martin Kaymer dominated the U.S. Open and Rory McIlroy won…

Masters Sunday Missed Tiger and Phil

Say what you will about whether the media – print and broadcast included – devotes too much time to Tiger Woods, but if the ratings from the final round of the 2014 Masters are any indication, Woods and Phil Mickelson were missed. The Sunday ratings for Bubba Watson’s three-stroke victory…