And like a lot friendly relationships, it appears that while these two really respect each other, they reserve the right to poke fun if the moment strikes. And that moment struck last week when the 2011 Open champion Clarke joined the Dubai Eye Sports Tonight Podcast to talk all things golf, including Tiger. While Clarke couldn't have said nicer things about the 14-time major winner for most of the chat - such as he was a "good guy" and that he is the greatest golfer of all time - the most revealing quote came when the topic turned to Woods picking up a dinner tab. "He had a very successful savings account," Clarke said through a laugh. "He didn't quite pay for too many dinners whenever we were
Each week on GolfChannel.com, we’ll examine which players’ stocks and trends are rising and falling in the world of golf. RISING Marc Leishman (+8%): Remember Billy Horschel’s sprint to the FedExCup title in 2014, with a close call in Boston, a win at the BMW and then a clean sweep at the Tour Championship? Leish might be copying that winning formula. Anna Nordqvist (+5%): Still not 100 percent from her bout with mono, Europe’s best player summoned the goods when she needed it most at the Evian, playing an 11-hole stretch in 8 under and prevailing in a playoff in bone-chilling conditions. Patrick Cantlay (+3%): If only they still handed out a Comeback Player of the Year award. After sitting out
Even for a guy who has tried hypnosis, meditation, Extraordinary Golf, Rolfing, and assorted sessions with Bob Rotella and Gio Valiante, all in an effort to escape mediocre golf, the idea that a horse could make me a better putter seemed far-fetched.