Padraig Harrington makes a generous gesture to a spectator after hitting him with a golf ball.
As Padraig Harrington made his way down the stretch on Sunday, in search of his second senior major’s title, none of that pressure showed as he compensated a fan for hitting him with a wayward tee-shot. Having just made a birdie on the 15th, the Irishman’s initial shot on the next hole – par-4 16th […]
This rule change will’really improve the pace of play,’ says a 3-time major champion.
At the PGA Championship, players were able to use range finders to measure distances on their shots. This was the third time that range finders were allowed by the PGA of America, with the first time coming at Kiawah Island in the 2021 PGA Championship. Three-time major champion Padraig Harrington is among the players who […]
LPGA star blocks account of fan who follows her every move on the course
Social media in golf has changed the game in many ways. For instance, “tracker” accounts on twitter typically follow a player and provide real time shot tracking for fans so they can keep an eye on what their favorite players are doing. The biggest example of this is “Tiger Tracker” (@GCTigerTracker) who has about 414,000 […]
A college golfer suffered a gruesome injury on the course during the NCAA Championship
Over the weekend, a scary injury took place at the NCAA National Championship at Greyhawk Country Club. According to Golfweek, a sophomore from Oregon, Greg Solhaug stepped on a tee during the event. The tee went all the way through his shoe and his foot, forcing him to withdraw. After Solhaug withdrew, Oregon only had four […]
Phil Mickelson explains why he will not accept Brandel Chablee’s invitation to debate on Golf Channel.
A couple of weeks ago, Phil Mickelson admitted he had been a “bit chippy” on Twitter recently. That hasn’t stopped him though, and last week he escalated the war of words between confirmed anti-LIV analyst Brandel Chamblee and himself, with support led by Brooks Koepka’s coach. 2022 saw much of LIV derided for having players […]
Harris English is involved in a strange rules incident involving a 60-minute investigation at Colonial
Four-time PGA Tour winner Harris English finished 12th at last week’s Charles Schwab Challenge, but it could have been an awful lot worse. During his third round, the world number 39 found himself embroiled in a touch of controversy over the decision not to award him a penalty for possibly causing his ball to move […]
John Daly blasts PGA after injury and withdrawal from Senior PGA Championship
Last week, former PGA Champion John Daly was forced to pull out of the 105th PGA Championship due to injury. The 57-year-old has been dealing with knee problems as well as many other health issues over the years. However, Wild Thing did tee it up at this week’s Senior PGA Championship but was forced to […]
Phil Mickelson and Brandel Chamblee in Twitter spat that results in someone getting blocked
On Tuesday, comments from Brooks Koepka’s swing coach, Claude Harmon III, were reported from an interview with Golfweek. In the interview, Harmon III said: “Brandel is a paid actor by NBC and Golf Channel. All he’s trying to do is get his lines and shows for the Golf Channel. He’s just trying to get lines […]
‘I’d be one of the best players in the world’ – Michael Block reveals the one trait of Rory McIlroy missing from his game
PGA Professional Michael Block has become the talk of the golf world after he finished T15 in last week’s PGA Championship at Oak Hill. The 46-year-old earned $280,000 for the week and was also given a surprise invitation to the Charles Schwab Challenge at Colonial Country Club and The RBC Canadian Open the week before the […]
Former PGA CEO delivers verdict on whether he thinks LIV pros will play Ryder Cup
Second at the Masters and first at the PGA Championship. Pretty hard to beat, and surely the player obtaining those results is a gimme for the Ryder Cup in just four months time? Apparently not, as all and sundry give their view on qualification for Team USA. Brooks Koepka, now a five-time major champion, finds […]