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WATCH: Frustrated DeChambeau tomahawks putter into green at WGC-Mexico
It was a frustrating opening round of the WGC-Mexico Championship for Bryson DeChambeau. DeChambeau stumbled to a four-over 75, his worst score of the season and a number he hasn’t touched since the third round of the Tour Championship in September. Playing partners Tiger Wood and Abraham Ancer both
WATCH: Rickie Fowler violates new drop rule after shank, makes triple-bogey 7
There has been a lot of noise (and complaints) made about the new drop rule on the PGA Tour this year, but there hasn’t been a high-profile penalty for violating it. Not until today, that is, when Rickie Fowler was penalized for making an incorrect drop after a shank out-of-bounds in Mexico City.
Jordan Spieth’s father to caddie this week following death of Michael Greller’s father
Jordan Spieth will have a different caddie on the bag this week at the WGC-Mexico Championship: his father. Shawn Spieth will caddie for his son as Jordan’s normal caddie, Michael Greller, is home with his family after the passing of his father, John Greller. This was first reported on site by Golf
Bryson DeChambeau issues apology following greens incident in Mexico
A day after cameras caught him striking the practice green with his putter, Bryson DeChambeau issued an apology on Twitter Friday morning. The statement came in advance of his second round of the WGC-Mexico at Golf Club de Chapultepec.
Rickie Fowler denounces new drop rule: ‘It’s a terrible change’
The 2019 rules update has certainly had a rocky introduction when it comes to the PGA Tour. High-profile players are getting dinged seemingly weekly, and this week’s Tour stop south of the border in Mexico City is no different.
WATCH: This epic fairway bunker shot is vintage Tiger
Though Tiger Woods had an unfortunate start to his opening round at the WGC-Mexico, the Big Cat bounced back in a big way in Round 2, carding six birdies and a lone bogey en route to a round of five-under-par 66.
Here’s what you missed from Round 2 of the WGC-Mexico
After a bogey-free first round that included seven birdies on Thursday, DJ followed up with yet another bogey-free round on Friday. This time, he only made four birdies, but it was enough to take control of the tournament at the halfway point. He’s currently 11 under par overall — two shots ahead of
John Daly’s hilarious workout routine is exactly what you’d expect
A few weeks ago, golf fans took a collective gasp at the sheer ferocity of Champions Tour player Vijay Singh’s workout routine. The three-time major champion, who earned his reputation as the tour’s hardest worker during his prime on the PGA Tour, certainly isn’t letting up now that he’s joined the
Steve Stricker is more than ready to captain the U.S. Ryder Cup team in 2020 — after all, he nearly got the job in 2016
Editor’s note: Ted Bishop was the 38th president of the PGA of America and selected Tom Watson to be the U.S. Ryder Cup captain in 2014 at Gleneagles. On Wednesday, Steve Stricker will become the first American Ryder Cup captain never to have won a major championship when he is officially selected t
Truck spills 5,000 golf balls onto Wisconsin highway
Southern Wisconsin golfers were pleasantly surprised at the lot they found along the highway earlier this week. A cargo truck had apparently spilled thousands of golf balls late Monday night, leaving a free-for-all for the desperate golfers whose courses are covered in snow.
How to deal with an angry playing partner without letting it ruin your game
If you’ve played golf long enough, you’ve been there. Your playing partner isn’t playing well and his mental game is shot as a result. They’re angry and losing their temper…how do make sure that doesn’t hurt your own game? Well have no fear, because renowned sports psychologist and founder of The Mi
Watch: Tiger three putts from four feet to double No. 15
It was just yesterday that Tiger Woods displayed one of the best shots of his storied career on Tour. Today, the script was completely flipped on the 15th and 16th holes on Moving Day at the WGC-Mexico Championship.
‘Let the players figure it out’: Azinger advises Stricker to stay out of Reed drama
A 12-time PGA Tour winner, Stricker was officially named the 2020 Ryder Cup captain for the U.S. on Wednesday, and he has already addressed the situation surrounding Reed and his teammates. Reed told the New York Times he had no say in pairings and questioned the decision to split up him and Jordan
WGC-Mexico Championship bettings odds: Favorites and underdogs in Mexico City
With its West Coast swing finished, the PGA Tour takes a brief trip south border this week for the WGC-Mexico Championship at Club de Golf Chapultepec in Mexico City. Dustin Johnson and Justin Thomas are the odds-on favorites to win this week.
LPGA, Amy Olson respond to backstopping backlash
Earlier this week, LPGA players Amy Olson and current World No. 1 Ariya Jutanugarn ignited a firestorm of controversy when video emerged of what appears to be a complicit incident of backstopping at the Honda LPGA Thailand.
Watch: Cantlay nearly aces par-4 12th while Kisner putts for par
Near aces on par-4s are becoming rather commonplace on Moving Day at the WGC-Mexico Championship, and Patrick Cantlay treated Kevin Kisner to a front row seat for the latest one.
Matt Kuchar returns to Mexico, opens up on fan treatment: ‘Last week was hard’
In his first return to Mexico since his win at last fall’s Mayakoba Golf Classic (and the caddie-tipping saga that ensued), Matt Kuchar was grateful to receive a warm welcome Thursday morning during the opening round, when he opened with a five-under 66.
Some of the best chippers in history do these two things for extra-crisp chips
Top Teacher Andrew Rice has two thoughts to help your improve your chipping strike: Rotate and Rise. You probably think “staying down” is a good idea when hitting chip shots. It’s not. Staying down limits rotation and alters the radius of your swing, which has an adverse effect on strike quality. Wh
Tiger Woods’s old Scotty Cameron putter sells for big money at auction
Tiger Woods once told his son, Charlie, there were two putters in his putting studio that were off-limits: “There’s the black one I won with the Teryllium insert. I won the Masters in ’97 with it and [the Scotty Cameron Newport 2 GSS]. They sit next to each other. Touch any other putter, do anything
WATCH: Tour stars blast 400-yard drives at WGC-Mexico
This week at the WGC-Mexico Championship, the high elevation of the golf course is leading to something we usually only see at World Long Drive competitions: 400-yard drives. If that number sounds deflating to you, you’re not alone. Several PGA Tour pros smashed drives over the 400-yard mark during