Days after he nearly captured The Open, Matt Kuchar struggled to stay on his feet during the opening round of the RBC Canadian Open. Kuchar made the trek from England to Ontario shortly after finishing runner-up to Jordan Spieth at Royal Birkdale. He has built a strong record at Glen Abbey Golf Course, including a runner-up in 2013 and top-10 finishes each of the last two years. But Kuchar dealt with dizzy spells throughout his opening round, a 1-under 71 during which he was visited by an on-course medic. "I had a couple of spells where I got a little bit dizzy and I felt weak. I don't know where it came from," Kuchar told reporters. "I've had plenty of time to get over the travel. Hopefully
Jordan Spieth surged to victory at the Open Championship on Sunday, raising his career major count to three. The pro, speaking on the condition of anonymity, said that Spieth's mental game and desire are what set him apart from the crowd. "A few of us were talking about it and we agreed there’s more drive with Jordan and more determination to be No. 1 and to be the greatest,' said one veteran American player.
Bernhard Langer and his long putter will be back in the spotlight this week at the Senior Open at Royal Porthcawl. The 59-year-old told The Telegraph on Wednesday that it is “hurtful” some would accuse him of still anchoring his putter against his sternum, which was outlawed by golf’s governing bodies in 2016. Golf Channel analyst Brandel Chamblee has been one of the most ardent critics of Langer and fellow ex-anchorer Scott McCarron, who have combined to win three of the four majors this year. The USGA has defended both players. “I personally don’t understand it,” Langer told The Telegraph, “because I’m a man of integrity, and the last thing I want to do is break rules and be known for cheating.