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Out goes long-time caddie for Finau; in comes friend-cum-instructor

Out goes long-time caddie for Finau; in comes friend-cum-instructor

Blaine, Minn, July 24: Tony Finau has parted ways with his long-time caddie, Greg Bodine, who was with him since 2014-15, the year the former joined the PGA Tour as a rookie. The break came…

Rahm overcomes twists and turns to join Seve at the peak; Title and World No. 1 come together at Memorial

Rahm overcomes twists and turns to join Seve at the peak; Title and World No. 1 come together at Memorial

July 20: Not even the strangest of twists, of which he knew nothing till it was all over, could take away the beauty of the shot or the stunning win that catapulted Jon Rahm to…

Rahm takes 4-shot lead, has No. 1 rank in sight; Tiger’s back holds up, is 37th

Rahm takes 4-shot lead, has No. 1 rank in sight; Tiger’s back holds up, is 37th

July 19: Jon Rahm shrugged off all the fear of a tough track and tough conditions to reel off four birdies in a row from the 13thand take sole lead at the end of the…

Finau keeps share of lead; Woods makes weekend for 18-for-18 streak of ‘made cuts’ at Memorial

Finau keeps share of lead; Woods makes weekend for 18-for-18 streak of ‘made cuts’ at Memorial

July 18: Tony Finau overcame a rough start that included bogeys on two of his first three holes and only a par on the Par-5 in between in the second round of the Memorial. After…

The Golden Bear on his annual party; galleries; and the famous handshake

The Golden Bear on his annual party; galleries; and the famous handshake

The Golden Bear is always a delight to hear. And he is always at his best. And even more at his ‘House’ – the Memorial Tournament at Muirfield Village. Little wonder, then this week, even…

Nicklaus on Woods, Bryson, JT and Morikawa

Nicklaus on Woods, Bryson, JT and Morikawa

Jack Nicklaus’ opinion is the one that counts most in golf. Even on Tiger Woods. In his pre-event interview with the media at the Memorial, Nicklaus also gave is views on some of the star…

Few voices in sport as important as that of Woods; calls Black Lives Matter movement fantastic

Few voices in sport as important as that of Woods; calls Black Lives Matter movement fantastic

Few voices in sport count as much Tiger Woods’ voice. Many, many years ago, when his father, Earl Woods, speaking of his son had said that he could make a difference that goes way beyond…

These may be Covid times, but Nicklaus is ready with a handshake for the winner at Memorial

These may be Covid times, but Nicklaus is ready with a handshake for the winner at Memorial

July 16: The winner of the Memorial gets a bunch of rewards. Yet, many a player place that customary congratulatory handshake from the legend, Jack Nicklaus as the most coveted one. Nicklaus, whose course is…

Tiger’s return at the Memorial will  complete ‘Return to Golf’ for PGA Tour

Tiger’s return at the Memorial will  complete ‘Return to Golf’ for PGA Tour

V Krishnaswamy By the time Tiger Woods tees up next Thursday at Muirfield Village, the PGA Tour in its re-birth in the times of Covid-19 will be five events old. Yet, there is a different…

Lot of talent and a dash of luck helped Matsuyama rise rapidly, writes Chuah Choo Chiang

Lot of talent and a dash of luck helped Matsuyama rise rapidly, writes Chuah Choo Chiang

A lot of talent and a dash of luck helped Matsuyama rise in his career, says Chuah Choo Chiang Sporting stardom is often attained through various means. Some athletes are born with god given talents…