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OPINION: Quail Hollow Proves An Exacting Test View More
Quail Hollow's slippery greens made Jordan Spieth and others look pedestrian at times during round one of the PGA Championship. (Photo Credit: Michael Madrid, USA Today Sports)

OPINION: Quail Hollow Proves An Exacting Test

  CHARLOTTE, NORTH CAROLINA – Jordan Spieth settled in over a delicate bunker shot on the par-4 16th hole Thursday morning in the first round of the PGA Championship at Quail Hollow Club, fresh in the knowledge that he’d spent extra time recently refining his sand game. When he hit…

QUICK TAKE: Mail Call, Mr Bevacqua View More
Dustin Johnson plays into the 15th hole during the first round of the PGA Championship at Quail Hollow. (Photo Credit: Rob Schumacher-USA TODAY Sports)

QUICK TAKE: Mail Call, Mr Bevacqua

The following letter addressed to a Mr Pete Bevacqua at the PGA of America has fallen into our hands. In the interest of national security, we believe its contents should be revealed. Here goes: Dear Mr Bevacqua, Forgive this intrusion by a visitor from the old country but If you’re…

QUICK TAKE: Koepka Prospers In ‘Bomber’s Paradise’ View More
Brooks Koepka has the tools necessary for success at Quail Hollow. (Photo Credit: Kyle Terada-USA TODAY Sports)

QUICK TAKE: Koepka Prospers In ‘Bomber’s Paradise’

CHARLOTTE, NORTH CAROLINA – Were you to build the perfect beast to play Quail Hollow in this PGA Championship, the prerequisites would include: Big-time power off the tee with enough control to find the fairway with a degree of regularity; A comfort level on fast, sloping greens; And, a mindset…

QUICK TAKE: Bieber On The Scene At PGA View More
Justin Bieber joined his pal Bubba Watson, along with Wesley Bryan at Monday's PGA Championship practice round. (Photo by Stuart Franklin/Getty Images)

QUICK TAKE: Bieber On The Scene At PGA

CHARLOTTE, NORTH CAROLINA – What was Justin Bieber doing hanging around Quail Hollow in advance of the PGA Championship? Being Bieber. Wesley Bryan was in a practice-round group with Kevin Na and Bieber buddy Bubba Watson on Monday when the inevitable broke out. “Kevin punched the record button and we…

QUICK TAKE: Spieth Not Burdened By Expectation View More
Jordan Spieth plays from a bunker during during a practice round for the PGA Championship (Photo Credit: Kyle Terada-USA TODAY Sports)

QUICK TAKE: Spieth Not Burdened By Expectation

CHARLOTTE, NORTH CAROLINA – If you’re wondering how Jordan Spieth is coping with the pressure that comes with attempting to become the youngest player ever to complete the career Grand Slam this week at the PGA Championship, relax. That’s Spieth’s approach. So far, the most stressful part of his week…

PostCast Episode 28: Jonnie West Talks Caddying For Steph Curry View More
Jonnie West, left, looks on during the Web.com Tour's Ellie Mae Classic as Steph Curry plays a shot. West is the son of basketball Hall of Famer Jerry West. (AP Photo/Eric Risberg)

PostCast Episode 28: Jonnie West Talks Caddying For Steph Curry

Two-time NBA MVP Steph Curry played in last week’s Web.com Tour event – the Ellie Mae Classic in Hayward, Calif. What you may not have known: who was on the bag for the Golden State Warriors guard in his debut. That would be Jonnie West, son of NBA legend Jerry…