BREAKING NEWS! Shocker: Tiger Woods Drops to OWGR #258!!
41-23-12-55-8-37 — Zach Johnson Wins the Weather Lottery Open
Nothing against Zach; he’s a great guy, a great player, and a great champion. But give Jordan those tee times, and we’re looking at a guy needing a win at Whistling Straits to complete the Slam.
2:35 pm Jordan Spieth Comes Up Short in the Weather Lottery Open
12:20 pm That chip of Jordan’s could have gone in for the same price. (To borrow a Nick Faldo line.)
8:40 am This is a big day for golf. I feel kind of nervous, like when I was a kid and my favorite football team was about to play a big game. I bet a lot of people really did take off work today.
Nothing against Mickelson, but his blowup on No. 17 means ESPN won’t be talking all day about “Phil in the clubhouse at -11.” One less distraction so they can focus on the leaders.
7:25 am This is a science, and when Woods is shown when he’s out of contention, he gets bonus money from Nike, and Nike gets “free” advertising. This is a reminder the money involved is quite significant:
A contender to Rory’s “Hall of Fame”: