Jessica Korda Fires Caddie At The Turn During U.S. Women’s Open #5IronHuh #WellYoureFired

Caddies aren’t just bag-lugging knuckleheads who are paid to keep up and shut up, unless of course you’re caddying for Mr Haverkamp.  Anyway, caddies on any professional tour need to not only provide yardages, read greens, tend flagsticks, rake bunkers and replace divots, but also need to have a full mental connection with their player and stay positive at all times.   [Read more…]

Here’s A Look at Phil Mickelson’s Five Runner-Up Finishes at the U.S. Open

If Phil Mickelson never wins another major, he’ll undoubtedly still go down as one of the top 10 or 15 golfers who ever lived.  His three green jackets and PGA Championship title put him among the greats of all time and certainly one of the top two or three of the past three decades.   [Read more…]

Zach Johnson Takes Some Absurd Jabs at the USGA For Their Setup of Merion Following His Missed Cut- Definitely Reconsidering My Zach Fanhood

I’ve always been a Zach Johnson fan.  Not just because he’s an Iowa native, which happens to be the home state of my father and that of most his family, but because his polite and seemingly down-to-Earth attitude appeared to be a solid example of how a PGA Tour player should conduct himself on the golf course.   [Read more…]

Phil Mickelson Shoots 67 at U.S. Open, Calls Merion “Best U.S. Open Setup I’ve Ever Seen” – But Here’s Why Phil Will Never Win The U.S. Open

It’s all shaping up just a little too perfectly- Phil Mickelson, golf’s ultimate family man, flew all the way across the country from Philadelphia to his home in San Diego to attend his daughter’s 8th grade graduation, then flew back to Philly and landed just 90 minutes before his tee time at Merion for the 113th U.S. Open early Thursday morning.   [Read more…]

USGA and Merion Struggling With Logistics For 113th U.S. Open #PagingUPS

Not only do both the USGA and players have to worry about the overly wet host venue Merion course being in playable shape by Thursday’s first round, but some challenging and potentially crushing logistical issues exist as well. [Read more…]