Phil Mickelson has put on a show this week at the WGC-Match Play, winning each of his first three matches in blowout fashion, 5 & 3, 5 & 4, and 6 & 4. Mickelson closed out his matches on the 15th, 14th and 14th holes, and though he’s likely plenty pleased with the performance, he’ll be winging it on those holes to some extent when he finally gets the chance. "I don't know the last three [holes]," Mickelson said Thursday after his win over Daniel Berger.
AUSTIN, Texas – Hideto Tanihara began this year with a simple goal – play the Masters. Following four eventful days at the WGC-Dell Technologies Match Play, his to-do list has expanded dramatically. His 4-and-2 victory over Ross Fisher assured the 38-year-old from Japan will move into the top 50 in the Official World Golf Ranking on Monday, earning him an invitation to Augusta National. “There wasn't any tournaments in Japan, so I had to go overseas to play a lot of tournaments. And I'm really happy with the results I'm having right now,” said Tanihara, who will play world No. 1 Dustin Johnson on Sunday’s in the semifinals. Next up for Tanihara is a push to play for the International team at
If you were skeptical about Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson hitting a 490-yard drive, there’s now an authoritative voice on your side. TMZ caught up with John Daly recently and got to talking with the now PGA Tour Champions player about long drives. That is certainly a topic Long John knows all about, as he was only the longest hitter on the PGA Tour for a decade. (That’s not opinion: Aside from 1994, Daly led the Tour in driving distance every year from 1991 to 2002.) So when he heard about The Rock claiming to have hit a 490-yard drive, Daly offered his analysis. Simply, Daly doesn’t believe the actor’s statement. Long John says this 490-yard drive is “highly unlikely” and he would only believe it