On The Rise: Smylie Kaufman Is All Smiles After MastersSmylie Kaufman made it onto the Masters leaderboard. The PGA Tour rookie with a sports movie name added a chapter to his storybook rise.
On The Rise: Bryson DeChambeau, Golf’s Ex MachinaRising amateur Bryson DeChambeau focuses on the technical side of golf. His unique game will be on display at the Masters.
REARDON: Belly AchesIf you want to get better at golf, practice your game, don’t buy it with a belly putter.
REARDON: Scott Langley, Pro GolferOne could argue that making it to the PGA Tour, as the St. Louisan one day hopes to do, is an attempt to join the most elite club in all of professional sports.
REARDON: Is The PGA Championship Just 'Normal?'In this week’s Golf World magazine, former U.S. Open Champion Geoff Ogilvy goes all Standard & Poors on the PGA Championship, downgrading its major status from AAA to A+.
REARDON: The Next TigerIs Rory the next Tiger? The answer is "No." Tiger was the greatest confluence of performance and persona golf has ever seen. But Rory is well on his way to becoming the next great player in the game.
REARDON: Saturday U.S. Open BlogDan Reardon at the U.S. Open. Phil Mickelson's poor performance continues. Rory McIlroy became the first player in US Open history to get to 13 under par. Sergio Garcia and others played the third round of the U.S. Open without hitting golf balls to warm-up. The easier course for the third round didn't tighten up the leaderboard.
REARDON: Thursday U.S. Open BlogDan Reardon at the U.S. Open. Hale Irwin was on hand to watch his son play. The top-three ranked players were the featured pairing on the first three days. President Obama, VP Joe Biden, House Speaker John Boehner and Ohio governor John Kasich tee off at Andrews Air Force base on Saturday.