Posts tagged with: "Jordan Spieth"

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….

QUICK TAKE: Spieth’s Sharp Putting Leads To Third-Round 65 View More
Jordan Spieth (Photo credit: Peter Casey-USA Today Sports)

QUICK TAKE: Spieth’s Sharp Putting Leads To Third-Round 65

PONTE VEDRA BEACH, FLORIDA – On Jordan Spieth’s lengthy list of career achievements, making the cut at the Players Championship hardly qualifies. Then again, Spieth had missed the cut here for three consecutive years and needed a second-round 68 to slip in on the number this year. One step at a…

QUICK TAKE: Stadium Course Continues To Confound Spieth View More
Jordan Spieth tees off at the 16th hole at the 2018 Players Championship. (Photo Credit: John David Mercer-USA TODAY Sports)

QUICK TAKE: Stadium Course Continues To Confound Spieth

PONTE VEDRA BEACH, FLORIDA | Maybe the Stadium Course at TPC Sawgrass simply has it in for Jordan Spieth.            Intent on snapping a string of three consecutive missed cuts in the Players Championship, Spieth instead gave himself a head start on another weekend off with a first-round 75 in…