It’s the off season for the PGA Tour (one week only) but lots of Solheim Cup and Ryder Cup stuff to keep us going.
I made a lot of mistakes. When I had early success, I convinced myself that I was working hard but when you look at the successful players, you have to treat it like a job and work harder than anyone else.
Those that find fault with the Olympic Golf competition want the strongest 60-man field possible. Currently, 30 of the top 60 are American. What kind of Olympics would that be?
I just can’t stand watching girls cry or playing with the dandelions in the outfield so why don’t we try something else that we could spend time doing together.
Wouldn’t it be more exciting if the Olympics could get away from the usual 72-hole stroke play format and weave in different games and mixed teams too?
“I had been passed up for the national team and, yeah, had a chip on my shoulder, which I enjoy having. I like being an underdog because it motivated me then and it motivates me now.”
Tin Cup wasn’t a true story but if there’s a real version of Roy McAvoy in the field, a true underdog that’s in contention on Sunday, I’m with him.
All players are prone to bad rounds, stumbles and missed opportunities but it really hurts when the spotlight is on and expectations are highest.
“I had never been a head coach but even though I figured I may be too young; I wanted the job, so I went for it; saying and doing all the right things.”