Hal Sutton and Tom Watson have at least one thing in common: They've both had their Ryder Cup captaincy strongly criticized by Phil Mickelson. Mickelson famously aired some dirty laundry after the 2014 Ryder Cup loss at Gleneagles and pointed a finger directly at Watson. At his press conference here at Hazeltine Wednesday morning, Mickelson brought up the 2004 Ryder Cup debacle, specifically how Sutton handled Mickelson and Woods, the two top-ranked players in the world at the time.
The title of Arnold Palmer's final memoir that's due out in a few weeks is called A Life Well Played, which couldn't be more appropriate, especially now in light of his passing Sunday at age 87. "His shoulder never healed and it started a bit of a downward spiral," his personal assistant for 50 years, Doc Giffin, tells PEOPLE. Palmer, the winner of 62 PGA Tour titles and seven major championships, could no longer play the game he loved so much, the game that had given the greenskeeper's son from Latrobe, Pennsylvania, so much.
The first of many end-of-year awards has been awarded to Dustin Johnson. On Wednesday, Johnson was named the PGA of America Player of the Year. He earned 90 points this year in their points system, 25 points ahead of runner-up Jason Day. This season