On Thursday at the Presidents Cup, Phil Mickelson and Charley Hoffman attempted to achieve the golf version of Ellen's Oscar selfie: a photo with former presidents Bill Clinton, Geroge W. Bush and Barack Obama.
Life, like golf, requires adjustments. Doc Giffin had no choice but to make one on Sept. 25, 2016, the day that Arnold Palmer died. “I didn’t anticipate that he would pass away ahead of me,” Giffin says.
In acts that were rooted in golfing self-preservation, he became an important figure in the effort to make golf more playable for more people, including those who struggled with walking, as he did, and who struggled with the yips.
That Langer and McCarron felt the need for a conference call with Chamblee speaks to what a prickly issue this has become, especially with Langer in the midst of a historic season in which he has won three senior major titles.