The British Open is the wildest major: the unpredictable weather and the otherworldly courses. So let’s round-up all that we’ve learned so far across two utterly intriguing days at Carnoustie.
Alan Shipnuck answers your British Open questions regarding Tiger Woods’s chances of winning, the conditions of Carnoustie and more.
For its long history, the “gentleman’s game” of golf has thrived on tough-guy individualism. But a funny thing is going on — everyone is being so…friendly.
In the history of the game, few golfers have been as beloved, by galleries and players alike, as Phil Mickelson. But if Lefty has made it look easy all these years — the wins, the warmth, the physics-defying flop shots — he’s still determined to, well, toughen up.
This week’s #AskAlan mailbag gets you ready for a Carnoustie British Open, explains the travails of Kevin Na and asks an interesting question: do other Tour players care about Tiger v. Phil?
While the Tiger Woods-Phil Mickelson rivalry has been a lifetime in the making, their proposed $10 million match-play event was born in a sterile press room in Scotland nearly four years ago.
Ah, July, maybe the best month of the year: Ballyliffin, Gullane, Carnoustie…just typing those evocative names makes me smile. And let us not forget the fifth major, the John Deere……
In this week’s mailbag, Alan Shipnuck mulls Bubba Watson’s POY chances, offers a solution for slow play on the PGA Tour and wonders why Golf Twitter has become so grouchy.
Hometown superhero. Long-ball colossus. Twitter heavyweight. And, well, heavyweight. PGA Tour newbie Kiradech Aphibarnrat is the ultimate Mr. Big.
In this week’s mailbag Alan Shipnuck answers your questions regarding Dustin Johnson’s close call at Shinnecock Hills, Phil Mickelson’s putting fiasco, Brooks Koepka’s major total and more.