Jack Nicklaus says he was ''painting a picture'' when he suggested after a practice round with Tiger Woods at the 1996 Masters that Woods had the game to win at least 10 green jackets. In an interview before making an appearance in the NBC Sports broadcast booth, Nicklaus was raving about the growing number of young players who can win major championships. ''And now, I don't know about Tiger,'' Nicklaus said.
Rickie Fowler notched his fourth career PGA Tour victory by winning the Honda Classic at PGA National on Sunday with a final
Pro golfer Rory McIlroy found himself on the defense on Friday, less than a week after joining President Trump in Florida for a round of golf at the Trump International Golf Club. “This wasn’t an endorsement nor a political statement of any kind,” the 27-year-old Northern Irishman posted to Twitter. “It was, quite simply, a round of golf.” The four-time majors winner faced an onslaught of criticism online after he accepted Trump’s invitation to join him in West Palm Beach, Fla., last weekend, where he noted after their round that the president was “a decent player for a guy in his 70s.” The pair was joined for 18 holes by Nick Mullen, a sports agent, and Rich Levine, a Trump friend. Within minutes