Posts tagged with: "Jordan Spieth"

QUICK TAKE: Spieth, ‘Under The Radar,’ Embraces Opportunity View More
Despite almost winning the Open Championship, Jordan Spieth comes into the PGA Championship under the radar. (Photo: Kyle Terada, USA Today Sports)

QUICK TAKE: Spieth, ‘Under The Radar,’ Embraces Opportunity

ST. LOUIS, MISSOURI | A year ago, Jordan Spieth arrived at the PGA Championship at Quail Hollow still cradling the Claret Jug he’d won at the Open Championship one month earlier and with a new set of expectations set upon his shoulders. Spieth failed in his first attempt to complete…

QUICK TAKE: With New Haircut, Spieth Looks To Claim Back-To-Back Titles View More
Jordan Spieth showed up with a tight haircut and confidence Saturday at the Open Championship (Photo: Jason Cairnduff, Reuters)

QUICK TAKE: With New Haircut, Spieth Looks To Claim Back-To-Back Titles

CARNOUSTIE, SCOTLAND | Stop me if you’ve heard this one before … A guy walks into a Carnoustie barbershop and asks for a haircut. Nothing special. Just the usual. He walks out £20 lighter in his pocket book and wearing it high and tight on the sides. The guy doesn’t…

QUICK TAKE: Spieth Hopes To Once More Hoist ‘Coolest Trophy’ View More
Jordan Spieth hands back the Claret Jug Monday at Carnoustie. (Photo: Paul Childs, Reuters)

QUICK TAKE: Spieth Hopes To Once More Hoist ‘Coolest Trophy’

CARNOUSTIE, SCOTLAND | Jordan Spieth always knew he had to return the Claret Jug he won at the Open Championship a year ago at Royal Birkdale but he didn’t realize the formality of it. Despite the fact that Carnoustie felt almost empty early Monday afternoon, returning the most famous piece…

QUICK TAKE: Phil Makes The Cut, Other Big Names Head Home At Shinnecock View More
Phil Mickelson (Photo credit: Dennis Schneidler-USA TODAY Sports)

QUICK TAKE: Phil Makes The Cut, Other Big Names Head Home At Shinnecock

SOUTHAMPTON, NEW YORK | Phil Mickelson made the weekend at the U.S. Open but it was dicey getting there. Rory McIlroy, Tiger Woods, Jason Day, Bubba Watson and Sergio García have Saturday and Sunday free now, something they could see coming long before they were finished Friday. Then there’s Jordan…

QUICK TAKE: Jordan, Phil And Rory Take Their Lumps View More
Phil Mickelson plays a shot from the fesuce on the 12th hole during the first round of the US. Open at Shinnecock Hills. (Photo Credit: Dennis Schneidler-USA TODAY Sports)

QUICK TAKE: Jordan, Phil And Rory Take Their Lumps

SOUTHAMPTON, NEW YORK | Twenty-five over par. Collectively, that’s what Phil Mickelson, Rory McIlroy and Jordan Spieth shot in their glittery, Hamptons-worthy grouping in the first round of the windswept U.S. Open Thursday at sinister Shinnecock Hills. Want to summarize the unforgiving and unrelenting challenge of the first day? Here…

QUICK TAKE: New U.S. Open Playoff Format Is News To Spieth View More
Jordan Spieth plays a practice round Tuesday at Shinnecock Hills (Photo Credit: Brad Penner-USA TODAY Sports)

QUICK TAKE: New U.S. Open Playoff Format Is News To Spieth

SOUTHAMPTON, NEW YORK | Jordan Spieth knows every possible yardage at Shinnecock Hills. And if Spieth, the 2015 US Open champion, doesn’t, then Michael Greller, his caddie, does. Between them they read putts, plot the distances, confront each challenge that the venue of the 118th US Open throws at them….