The Masters hasn’t arrived yet, but each week brings us something new for the impending Ryder Cup. Bubba has staked his claim and Poulter is working on his. Besides that, does match play work for the PGA Tour? And if so, where should it be played?
Reed’s ruling — or lack thereof — is the popular topic of the week, but Alan Shipnuck riffs on the Match Play format, its place on the schedule, Tiger Woods at Augusta, Tiger Woods as a playing captain, and much more.
In this week’s mailbag Alan Shipnuck answers your questions about the Masters, Tiger Woods’s return, which player other pros are most likely to back-up in a bar fight and more.
The ball will have no problem soaring at high altitudes this week, down at the WGC-Mexico Championship. Alan Shipnuck shares his side of the bifurcation debate, creates a WGC hierarchy and draws a line in the sand on the best young closer in the game.
This week, senior scribe Alan Shipnuck answers your questions about Tiger’s troubles off the tee, Bubba Watson’s surprise comeback and unique personality, and whether or not Alan could break 100 at a Tour stop.
As Woods mounts yet another comeback, with the most recent of his 14 major championship titles nearing its 10th anniversary, it’s hard not to feel sorrow; his has become a story about what it means to achieve and then to lose greatness.
Tiger’s fondness for L.A. golf goes back to his junior days, when he competed at the region’s par-3 courses. He also vividly remembers his first-ever ace as an 8-year-old.
The long list of competitors he beat likely don’t know much about Ted Potter Jr., but the 246th-ranked player in the world went toe-to-toe with Dustin Johnson, Jason Day and Phil Mickelson…and won the Pebble Beach Pro-Am outright.
This week’s mailbag with Alan Shipnuck picks apart some trouble areas of Pebble Beach, weighs potential fines dished out by the PGA Tour and discusses Tiger Woods potential as a Ryder Cup captain.
This week’s #AskAlan is Tiger Woods centric, and why not? Alan Shipnuck sizes up Tiger vs. the young guns, Tiger vs. Phil, and Tiger Now vs. Tiger Then.