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WATCH: Rahm’s Radical Ricochet View More
Jon Rahm's ball strikes Xander Schauffele's ball on the green. Watch the video below.

WATCH: Rahm’s Radical Ricochet

It’s fair to say Jon Rahm has beaten the odds in his journey from the Basque Country of Spain to the golf world’s heights. But odds are he couldn’t duplicate this approach on the second hole at TPC Scottsdale during Thursday’s first round of the Waste Management Phoenix Open. Rahm’s…

QUICK TAKE: Rahm Riffs On Mickelson’s Minutia View More
Jon Rahm and Phil Mickelson during a practice round at the 2017 Open Championship (Photo: REUTERS/Paul Childs)

QUICK TAKE: Rahm Riffs On Mickelson’s Minutia

Jon Rahm has played plenty of golf with Phil Mickelson and enjoys the back and forth that comes with playing casual rounds with the Hall of Famer. Having had Mickelson’s brother, Tim, as both his college coach and manager, Rahm has had a double dose of the Mickelsons. And though…

QUICK TAKE: Groups to Watch at the PGA Championship View More
Rory McIlroy and Rickie Fowler will try to keep their positive vibes going at Quail Hollow when grouped together for the first two rounds of the PGA Championship. (Photo Credit: Lee Smith, Reuters)

QUICK TAKE: Groups to Watch at the PGA Championship

As we approach the year’s final major, let’s take a look into some of the featured groups set to tee it up at Quail Hollow for the 99th PGA Championship: Rory McIlroy-Rickie Fowler-Jon Rahm McIlroy and Fowler earned their first PGA Tour victories at Quail Hollow and have impressive track…

OPINION: Top Guns Can’t Solve Vulnerable Venue View More
Day and McIlroy, two of the top three players in the world, struggled mightily on Thursday. (Photo Credit: Geoff Burke, USA Today Sports)

OPINION: Top Guns Can’t Solve Vulnerable Venue

ERIN, WISCONSIN – The official U.S. Open logo at Erin Hills features a three-leaf clover patterned after an old Irish bell located on the course. Given the way the first round played out under blue Wisconsin skies Thursday, the clover could be replaced by a happy face, though that might…

QUICK TAKE: U.S. Open Is ‘Uphill Marathon,’ Not Sprint View More
Amateur Mason Anderson drives off the first tee during his Monday practice round. (Photo Credit: Rob Schumacher, USA Today Sports)

QUICK TAKE: U.S. Open Is ‘Uphill Marathon,’ Not Sprint

ERIN, WISCONSIN – The U.S. Open may be golf’s ultimate mind game. Though its caretakers go to great pains to insist they’re not concerned with par – much less the unnerving sight of under-par scores cluttering the leader boards – the U.S. Open is golf’s boot camp. It won’t be…