Sergio Garcia is still chasing that first major title. It never figured to come at Augusta National.
Swim great Michael Phelps upstaged some of golf’s finest when he holed a 51-yard putt for a net hole-in-one during the second round of team play at the Dunhill Links Championship on Friday.
The hype isn’t nearly as pronounced as it was when the US Open was held at Congressional last June, but the PGA Tour is back in town, and massive crowds are expected to flock to the course, despite the overpowering heat. If only D.C. had it’s own hometown hero to cheer on.
Bo Van Pelt holed out from the fairway for eagle and kept bogeys off his card for a 4-under 67. It gave him a one-shot lead Thursday in the AT&T National, which felt more like a U.S. Open than Congressional did last year.
The nation’s capital has not exactly been fertile ground for athletes who have dominated elsewhere in the nation, including the greatest golfer of his generation in Tiger Woods.
The House has voted to bestow the Congressional Gold Medal on golfing great Jack Nicklaus.
Feinstein thinks Tiger acted inappropriately and wishes the PGA released his fine after the blowup at Augusta.
Robert Rock took on the greatest players in the world and walked along side one of his heroes in the final round of the HSBC in Dubai and didn’t back down. Some players would have cracked. We have seen it a million times when Tiger shares a lead on a Sunday.