Secrets of the Short Game . From 50 yards and in, no golfer in history has demonstrated more talent, flair, creativity and precision, or generated more raw excitement, than Phil Mickelson. His ability with the sand wedge and putter are legendary not only among fans but his peers as well, and it is his skill with those clubs that is primarily responsible for his winning 34 tournaments on the PGA Tour, including three major championships. In his first-ever instruction book, Mickelson explains in detail how to master every phase of the short game. Continue reading “Secrets of the Short Game – Phil Mickelson”
This news is from espn.com. A good news for fans of Retief Goosen. The greens were so crusty, firm and scary fast that Retief Goosen felt as though he was back at Shinnecock Hills, where his putting carried him to victory in the U.S. Open.
Needing only two putts from 25 feet to win Sunday, he was thankful it didn’t turn out like Southern Hills. Continue reading “For first time since 2005, Goosen wins!”
PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. — Y.E. Yang was first to finish at last year’s Honda Classic.
This time, he finished first.
Alone in front throughout, Yang shot a final round of 2-under 68 Sunday to finish one shot ahead of John Rollins and pick up his first PGA Tour victory.
The Korean took command with three straight birdies on the front side and wouldn’t fold, picking up a two-year exemption and a check for $1,008,000. With the win, he qualified for next week’s CA Championship at Doral, plus earned an invitation to next month’s Masters.
“This win is the biggest of my career,” Yang said.
Yang played last year’s final round at PGA National by himself, going off first and needing only 1 hour, 53 minutes to finish.
He was there until the very end this time, pumping his fist in the air when his 50-footer for birdie nestled to a stop a foot away from the cup, sealing the victory. He finished at 9-under 271. Continue reading “Yang earns first PGA Tour win at Honda Classic”