No Woods, no problem … but for how long?

July 20, 2009

Tiger Woods hacked and shanked his way to a two-round score of five over par at this year’s British Open, missing just the fifth cut of his professional career and only his second in a major championship.

British Open proves elementary for Watson, tough on Tiger

July 16, 2009

watsonIt is fair to say we all expected an American with a surname beginning with W to be soaring up the British Open leaderboard but everyone has been shocked that it is 59-year-old senior Tom Watson topping the strong field and not a certain Tiger Woods.

Rory McIlroy: Genuine Open Contender

July 16, 2009

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Rory McIlroy can win The Open Championship at Turnberry this weekend.

The bushy-haired 20-year old from Northern Ireland is playing only his second Open, and first as a professional. But he is such a talent that he is capable of pulling off the biggest win in a major championship since the 21-year old Tiger Woods ran off with The U.S. Masters in 1997.

from Raw Japan:

Japan’s Tiger in the tank?

June 22, 2009

What goes up must at some point come down.

The world of sports is full of examples of bright lights who shone briefly before crashing back down to earth.

Daly brightens up Wentworth (and it’s not just down to the trousers)

May 22, 2009

GOLF-PGA/World number seven Paul Casey may be less than enamoured with John Daly’s dress sense but he remains a big fan of the colourful American’s golfing skills.

17th at Sawgrass — gimmick or greatest finish in golf?

May 5, 2009

Tiger Woods and Adam Scott have described it as gimmicky. Phil Mickelson believes it is the midway point in golf’s most exciting finish but former British Open champion Mark¬†Calcavecchia says it has the same effect as a nervous wait for a nasty dental appointment.