One of Koepka's go-to lines to reporters is, "I'm not a golf nerd." No, he is 6'0" and 205 pounds of whoop-ass. Last week he clubbed into submission the longest course in major championship history and grabbed his first major.
Sports Illustrated's Alan Shipnuck sat down with five-time major winner Phil Mickelson ahead of the CareerBuilder Challenge. Lefty dishes on Tiger Woods, the Ryder Cup, those famed money matches and more.
6/8: On this episode, we head to Wisconsin to preview the 2017 U.S. Open at Erin Hills. We visit the course, catch up with two-time U.S. Open champ Andy North, try our hand at trivia, and revisit the rules controversy from 2016.
The USGA's Thomas Pagel joins Ryan Asselta to talk about the introduction of a local rule that eliminates the penalty when a ball moves accidentally on a putting green, and explains the decision concerning Dustin Johnson at the 2016 U.S. Open.
Sports Illustrated's Michael Bamberger and Alan Shipnuck offer their thoughts on what's at stake for Erin Hills, the host of the 2017 U.S. Open, and what the USGA risks by bringing the championship there.
5/25: On this episode, we explore the throwback course design movement taking the golf world by storm, revisit Martin Kaymer's tricky rules situation at the '14 U.S. Open, and learn how golf is becoming more accessible for players of all abilities.