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?
Golf is hard enough without beating ourselves even further by playing the wrong tees. Time to move forward, play faster, improve your score and have some fun.
The voice in my left ear is calling me Aunt Edna and screaming at me to go for the pin. “We didn’t come here to lay up”, it says. “Just go for it!”
“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.
From Buddhist temples to a sky-high bar to a sunset cruise on the river, you better plan on an extra day or two in Bangkok, which is one of the most fascinating cities in the world
If we fall into the trap of thinking we have to do this or that, we have to swing this way, I just don’t see how that’s a recipe for freedom or good golf.
All of the major golf Tours are back in business after the Masters. We’ve got a full rundown of the Canadians at each event.