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Welcome to the Dew Sweeper, your one-stop shop to catch up on the weekend action from the golf world. From the professional tours, trending news, social media headlines and upcoming events, here’s every golf-related thing you need to know for the morning of March 18. Rory silences doubters They started as whispers, amplifying in audibility
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PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla. — Jon Rahm, Tommy Fleetwood, Rory McIlroy, Jason Day, Abraham Ancer. One of these is not like the others. Then again, Ancer, who is alone in fifth at the Players Championship, just four strokes off the lead of Rahm after a gritty two-under 70 on Saturday, is used to that. The
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Historically, a player collects a handful of trophies before breaking through at a major. Brooks Koepka had no time for that template, inverting the paradigm by winning three major championships before grabbing his second regular PGA Tour event last fall at the CJ Cup. And before that autumn triumph, Koepka had to face the most
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Welcome to the Dew Sweeper, your one-stop shop to catch up on the weekend action from the golf world. From the professional tours, trending news, social media headlines and upcoming events, here’s every golf-related thing you need to know for the morning of March 11. Molinari’s blitzkrieg at Bay Hill Francesco Molinari is unassuming. Reserved
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ORLANDO — Graeme McDowell, five strokes behind Englishman Matthew Fitzpatrick, has a lot to play for today in the Arnold Palmer Invitational, which is a Captain Obvious statement if ever there was one. There always is a lot to play for in professional golf. Cash (boatloads), World Ranking points, and, also on the PGA Tour,
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While Dan Jenkins, who died March 7 at age 89, will long be remembered as the fastest draw in the sportswriting game—and the most-deadly accurate as well—I’ll always remember him for the early promotion he gave golf course architecture. In a two-part Sports Illustrated series that ran in 1965, Jenkins picked “The Best 18 in
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Phil Mickelson has a flair for the dramatic, evidenced on Thursday by his attempt to hit through an out-of-bounds net with a right-handed swing. Those theatrics include his playing commitments as well. Following a poor performance at the 2018 Ryder Cup—Le Golf National’s tight confines did a number on the 48-year-old accuracy, or lack thereof—Mickelson
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