Posts tagged with: "Colin Montgomerie"

PGA SHOW NOTEBOOK: The Nine Holes That Changed Colin Montgomerie’s Life, How Bubba Got His Name, and the Best of Opening Day

PGA SHOW NOTEBOOK: The Nine Holes That Changed Colin Montgomerie’s Life, How Bubba Got His Name, and the Best of Opening Day

ORLANDO – Colin Montgomerie was never supposed to become a professional golfer. The story, told eloquently by Monty during a SiriusXM Town Hall discussion on day one of the PGA Merchandise Show, started with him growing up in a staunchly conservative Scottish household where it was generally accepted that amateur…

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…

The Definition Of Unbelievable

Did you watch Justin Rose’s victory Sunday in Scotland and think, for a second, that he soon will be the next player to ascend to world No. 1 for the first time? Did you watch Colin Montgomerie’s second major championship victory on the senior circuit Sunday in Oklahoma and wonder,…

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When First Is Worst

Upon further review what happened Sunday in Paris on the European Tour and in West Virginia on the U.S. PGA Tour was the rule, not the exception. And to take it one psychological step further, the scourge of tournament golf is not so much 54-hole leads specifically as it is…

Justin Rose: The Best Interview In Golf

Aside from arguably being the best player at the moment on classic golf courses (with wins at Merion, Congressional, Muirfield Village, Doral, Cog Hill No. 4 and Aronimink), Justin Rose is arguably the best interview in golf today. That, of course, is a subjective judgment and it takes into account…

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Golden Oldie Monty Finds His Place

PINEHURST, NORTH CAROLINA | The voice of Colin Montgomerie was clearly audible through the flimsy wall of the Sky Television studio as he commentated on the U.S. Open. Moments later the door burst open and there he stood, a familiar figure in slightly unfamiliar clothes, a white, open-neck shirt, and…