Predicting the future is risky business. When I wrote my infamous column last summer, the landscape of European golf looked very different.
It will be far from easy, but if the U.S. is looking for reasons for optimism, there are a few glimmers.
Senior writer Alan Shipnuck fields your questions on Tiger Woods’s Tour Championship win, dream Ryder Cup singles matches and more.
Want to know just how thin-skinned European golf fans are? Take a swipe at their (too old, too green, already-toast) Ryder Cup team—and watch out.
It’s clear Woods still has more backbone than any other player in golf. Suddenly the ascent up Mt. Nicklaus has begun again, though up next is Snead and his record 82 wins.
From redesigning No. 4 to the thrilling short course, the many changes at Pinehurst have moved the needle. Get ready for a fun experience.
Shipnuck takes on long-lost questions about Reed’s rep among fans and the most disappointing major course he’s played.
Was it Tony Finau’s consistency or Bradley’s balky putter? Alan Shipnuck answers that and chooses between Rory’s driver and Tiger’s irons.
Should the Tour Championship move to different venues? Are Tiger’s best putting years behind him? That and more in this week’s mailbag.
We usually play the game in foursomes and pairs, but a multitude has teed up the love for the kids of course architect David Kahn.