Watching someone who was once so great, no matter your opinions of him as a person, fall to the point that he has, is not easy, but observing a childhood idol plummet to these depths is undeniably painful.
From the windswept heath of Scotland to the lava-cut contours of Hawaii, golf is truly a global sport. It offers great opportunities for adventurous links lovers to explore their native countries and beyond.
Why? Why must everyone continue to beat up on the guy? This is a person who did so much for golf. He changed so much about golf for the better, but now he's everyone's punching bag. Instead of throwing him out in the trash and treating him like garbage, why don't we help him?
Another major championship has come and gone, and it was another major disappointment for Tiger Woods. At the U.S. Open held at Chambers Bay outside of Seattle, Woods ballooned with an opening round 80 followed by a 76 on Friday and was cut from play for the weekend.
By all accounts, it was Jordan's event. But many couldn't stop talking about Australian golfer Jason Day. Day tied for ninth alongside Rory McElroy and Shane Lowry, ending the Open at even par, five shots behind Spieth. But his tournament played out in equally dramatic fashion.
In the first round Carlsen lost on time in a winning position against Veselin Topalov. The 40-year-old Bulgarian grandmaster turned this lucky break into first place with a string of victories reminiscent of his triumph at the world championship tournament in San Luis in 2005. In the last round Topalov held Vishy Anand, 45, to a draw.
As the 115th U.S. Open begins, the story lines surrounding golf are changing. From the players to the venues, the game of golf is entering a new era focused more on inclusivity than exclusivity.
Of the many historic venues that have hosted the U.S. Open over the years, only four have transcended the game of golf and established themselves as icons of American history as National Historic Landmarks. Find out which courses have made the cut.
The hilly town of Ocho Rios sits on the north coast of Jamaica, at the base of the St. Ann Mountains. The former fishing village, now a tourist destination, is as noted for its resorts and beaches as its mountainous terrain and natural wonders.
We often hear "You have to be willing to take risks" in business, sports and life. Risk / Reward is the ratio used by many investors to compare the ex...
It was spring, and as I drove from O'Hare to Evanston I was struck by the beauty; of the blossoms, the psychic valence of the architecture, the light off the lake. What had I missed on my first tour through this middle earth?
But the fact remains that the ancient game of golf has something important it can teach the men and women of modern sports. Let's hope more of them start learning the lesson.
Many golfers are quick to tell you they learned golf from their father, grandfather or father-in-law. Golf has a long tradition of being introduced in...
This is a true story in every detail. I had a very strange dream the other night. But then, I often do. And they sometimes involve me in a Jack Bauer ...
On my late father-in-law's 90th birthday, I asked him what 90 felt like. 'It feels like 50,' he said, 'except when I get up from a chair.' Now that I'm in my 60s, I'm beginning to know what he means.
He is uniquely placed to exploit any sense of alienation you feel as a mom. He will fill any void in your domestic life with his, er, 'manhood.' And he'll even help you launder the sheets after your little tryst. Meet the "stray-at-home dad."