Posts tagged with: "WGC-Mexico Championship"

NEWS: Within Striking Distance, Mickelson Looks For First Win Since 2013 View More
Phil Mickelson during the third round of the WGC -Mexico Championship at Club de Golf Chapultepec. (Photo credit: Orlando Ramirez-USA TODAY Sports)

NEWS: Within Striking Distance, Mickelson Looks For First Win Since 2013

MEXICO CITY – From Phil Mickelson’s rose-colored perspective, winning again is not a question of if. It’s a question of when. That when could come Sunday at the WGC-Mexico Championship where Mickelson will be in the last grouping, starting the final round two strokes behind unlikely leader Shubhankar Sharma. Mickelson…

QUICK TAKE: Why Are The Top Players Skipping The Florida Swing? View More
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QUICK TAKE: Why Are The Top Players Skipping The Florida Swing?

If you are looking for Dustin Johnson, Jordan Spieth or Phil Mickelson playing during the PGA Tour’s so-called Florida swing, you’re not going to find them. Why not? Blame it on the Tour schedule this year. None of those three players will tee it up in any of the Florida…

QUICK TAKE: Spieth Uses YouTube to Tie Course Record in Mexico View More
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QUICK TAKE: Spieth Uses YouTube to Tie Course Record in Mexico

MEXICO CITY, Mexico | When nothing else is working, there’s always YouTube. That’s where Jordan Spieth went looking for visual clues to help him sharpen his golf swing Saturday morning. It worked. Spieth shot 63, tying the Club de Golf Chapultepec course record in the process. “I wanted to see…

QUICK TAKE: With the Help of Coffee and Beef, Mickelson Off to a Strong Start View More
Phil Mickelson plays his shot from the 15th tee during the first round of the WGC - Mexico Championship golf tournament at Club de Golf Chapultepec. Photo Credit: Orlando Ramirez-USA TODAY Sports

QUICK TAKE: With the Help of Coffee and Beef, Mickelson Off to a Strong Start

MEXICO CITY, Mexico – Of course Phil Mickelson loves being in Mexico. And not just because he shares the first-round lead of the WGC-Mexico Championship after carding a 4-under-par 67 at Club de Golf Chapultepec. There’s so much that Mickelson likes. “My family and I, we’ve come to Mexico. We…

QUICK TAKE: McIlroy Battles Illness, Impresses in Return View More
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QUICK TAKE: McIlroy Battles Illness, Impresses in Return

MEXICO CITY, Mexico – There were any number of reasons for Rory McIlroy to be pleased with his 3-under par 68 in his first competitive PGA Tour round of 2017. The way he, uh, felt had a lot to do with it. Something – maybe the local cuisine or maybe…

QUICK TAKE: Dustin Johnson is Hitting 180-Yard Pitching Wedges in Mexico View More
Dustin Johnson's distance is even longer in highly elevated Mexico City. Gary A. Vasquez-USA TODAY Sports

QUICK TAKE: Dustin Johnson is Hitting 180-Yard Pitching Wedges in Mexico

MEXICO CITY, Mexico | As the inaugural WGC-Mexico Championship begins at Club de Golf Chapultepec, a few numbers jump out. Let’s start with Mexico City itself where approximately 20 million people live, making it the fourth most populated city in the world. Then there’s the elevation. The city sits approximately…