Jordan Spieth had a chance to all but close out much of the competition in the third round at Augusta National on Saturday in the third round. Instead, his erratic ending opened the door to a menagerie of competitors including a Masters rookie, the No. 1 player in the world, and a guy who, if … Continue reading Spieth 18 Holes from Defending Masters Title
Justin Rose used his win at the UBS Open to climb a spot to No. 6 in the latest Official World Golf Rankings. Rose is right back where he started the year, one of only two players, the other being No.4 Bubba Watson, who can make that claim in the Top 10. Jason Day retained … Continue reading Rose New No. 6; Kaufman Into Top 100
How new to the PGA Tour is Shriners Hospitals for Children Open Smylie Kaufman? So new that the fifth link for his name on a Google search is his profile from his college days at LSU. Kaufman was a four-year letter-winner down on the bayou, tying for 19th at the NCAA Championship in 2014 and … Continue reading Who is Smylie Kaufman?
A player in his fifth-ever start on the PGA Tour led the Shriners Hospitals for Children Open all day Friday and Saturday. Amazingly, a different guy making his fifth-ever start on the PGA Tour won it all on Sunday. The aptly-named Smylie Kaufman blazed to a closing-round 61 to reach 16-under, nipping six different players, … Continue reading Kaufman Blazes to Shriners Win