Gary Woodland withdrew from the WGC-Dell Match Play last week. Gary Woodland took to Twitter on Wednesday morning to explain why he withdrew from last week’s WGC-Dell Technologies Match Play in Texas. Initially, Woodland cited a personal family matter when he pulled out, and he has now explained more in depth, sharing the difficult reality that he and his wife, Gabby, have lost one of their two twins during pregnancy.
At the 2004 U.S. Open, I wrote what I think is one of the better game stories of my career, largely about the complicated dynamics between Els and his countryman Retief Goosen. Els shot a final round 80 at Shinnecock and got smoked by Goosen, and my story captured his frustration. Els’s wife Liezl was unhappy with the story and, being a dutiful husband, Ernie got in my face on the practice putting green at the ensuing PGA Championship.
A massive alligator has interrupted a golf tournament in South Carolina, it walked across the course as players watched carefully nearby. The alligator crashed the tournament on 27 March, and simply sauntered along the green back to a nearby pond. In the video, golfers stop and stare, as the alligator slowly makes its way across the grass.