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Forget Back to the Future Day – 15 years ago this week golf changed forever

In basic terms, the Pro VI was formed of a solid core (taken from the distance balls), surrounded by a surlyn “veneer” casing (taken from the performance balls). In financial terms it became the most successful golf product of all time. The effect was remarkable. A few months later, Phil Mickelson warned rivals not using […]

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Rory McIlroy comes to amateur Bradley Neil’s aid in week he could make slam history

In golfing terms, victory at the Amateur Championship makes Willy Wonka’s golden ticket seem like a Tesco coupon. As well as Tuesday’s Georgia Cup in Atlanta – where he will play an 18-hole match against the US Amateur champion, South Korea’s Gunn Yang – it guaranteed entry to last year’s Open at Hoylake and this […]

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5 things to watch this week at the BMW Championship

Robert Beck, Carlos M. Saavedra / Sports Illustrated Luke Donald and Rory McIlroy enter the BMW Championship in the midst of disappointing seasons. 5 factors I am seeking for at this week’s BMW Championship at Conway Farms at Lake Forest, Ill., outside Chicago: 1. The wind will be just as much of a aspect as […]

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5 issues to watch this week at the Zurich Classic of New Orleans

David Cannon / Getty Photos Bubba Watson could turn his season around this week in New Orleans. 5 issues I’m seeking for at the Zurich Classic of New Orleans (and elsewhere) this week: 1. I’m searching for a purpose to get fired up about 14-year-old Guan Tianlang playing with the massive boys for the second […]

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Hot this week? Stacy Lewis and Jordan Spieth. Not? Sergio, Dufner, Golf Press

By Alan Shipnuck, Senior Writer, Sports Illustrated Comply with Alan on Twitter. Published: Monday, March 18, 2013 | 01:31:49 PM Michael Cohen / Getty Images Jordan Spieth tied for seventh at Innisbrook. HOT1. Stacy Lewis: Number one with a bullet. She should be so disappointed there had been nine holes she didn’t birdie on Sunday. two. […]

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Five issues to watch for at Pebble Beach this week

Jeff Gross/Getty Pictures Phil Mickelson thumped Tiger Woods head-to-head in the final round at Pebble Beach last year. There was a single clear highlight for Phil Mickelson in 2012, other than his fine Ryder Cup play: Shooting a 64 to win the AT&ampT Pebble Beach National Pro-Am. It wasn’t just that Mickelson produced up a […]

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Masters Week Toon #6 Moving Day – Fred Couples

A couple of good Fred Couples photos I located: Masters Week Toon #six Moving Day – Fred Couples Image by Secret in the Dirt

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Hot this week? Rory, Shin and Arnie. Not? Paula, Phil … and Borat

Angus Murray Arnold Palmer, photographed outdoors his house in Latrobe, Pa., in June 2011. HOT1. Rory. Even difficult geo-politics can not slow his roll. It is a single thing go to No. 1 — shoot, Martin Kaymer managed that. But to stare down Tiger Woods week following week is how you signal the commence of […]

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What’s in the winners’ golf bags for the week of July 22, 2012

Getty Pictures Ernie Els utilised a bag full of Callaway equipment, which includes a RAZR Fit driver, to win his second Claret Jug. What equipment did Ernie Els and Scott Stallings use to accomplish victory? We take a peek in their bags to examine out the gear that earned them the huge checks for the […]

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What is in the winners’ golf bags for the week of July 1, 2012

Getty Pictures Tiger Woods utilised a bag full of Nike gear, like a SasQuatch2 fairway wood, to win the AT&ampT National. What gear did Tiger Woods and last week’s other winners use to achieve victory? We take a peek in their bags to examine out the gear that earned them the big checks for the […]

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