Some PGA Tour fans might be asking this week, ‘where’s Tiger?’
The AT&T National benefitting the Tiger Woods foundation is an annual stop on the PGA Tour at Congressional Country Club. But Woods actually won’t in the field this week, due to an elbow strain he suffered a few weeks back, and aggravated again in the U.S. Open. Woods is typically in the field, but his absence will be noticeable and disappointing.
We won’t see Woods compete until the 2013 British Open from Muirfield beginning on July 18th. That means that it will be roughly a month in between starts for the No.1 ranked player in the world, and back-to-back majors. That is of course unless he opts to change up his schedule to get a tournament in within these next couple of weeks, though unlikely. Continue reading
It was another U.S. Open, and another disappointment for Phil Mickelson. After holding the 54-hole lead overnight, Mickelson tabbed a U.S. Open record sixth runner-up finish, losing out to Justin Rose, who won his first-career Major Championship.
There was no question that Mickelson had his opportunities to win this U.S. Open at Merion though. Continue reading
It’s one of the most exciting weeks of the year for golf fans, with the 2013 U.S. Open set to get underway from Merion Golf Club in Ardmore, Pennsylvania. The USGA has the course ready to go, and the players are gathering on site ready to tackle the challenges that are sure to come their way all week long.
For bettors, a Major championship always comes out with more than a typical tournament we see on the PGA Tour. That means we can expect to see a bunch of different lines leading up to the start of the round on Thursday, all the way through the final round on Sunday. Continue reading
Golf is a game that gets the best of even the greatest players in the world. And in the case of the 2013 Memorial Tournament this past week, arguably the greatest golfer ever. Coming into the event as a winner of four of his last seven PGA Tour stroke play events, and a five-time champion at the tournament, Tiger Woods looked like he was virtually unstoppable.
Insert Muirfield. Continue reading