Matt Cooper is a golf writer from the United Kingdom who has worked for SkySports.com and SportingLife.com. He is a writer for Golf365.com and a number of print magazines. VIRGINIA WATER, England -- The fairways, galleries and players were bathed in glorious sunshine during Round 2 of the BMW PGA Championship at Wentworth, but on the hottest day of the year, Ian Poulter didn't need the weather to heat him up -- his putter did that. "Oh yeah, I'm a little warm," he wisecracked at the end of his 3-under-par second round of 69, which left him 1 over for the tournament and 2 strokes inside the cutline. "I'm really frustrated to be honest," he added rather unnecessarily, his entire being twitching
Tiger Woods offered his first public update on his health after a fourth back surgery in three years in April, a spinal fusion surgery that will keep the 14-time major winner out an extended period of time. Woods, who said at the Hero World Challenge in December that he felt pain-free for the first time in years, said the fusion surgery was a success and provided instant relief from nerve pain. “It has been just over a month since I underwent fusion surgery on my back, and it is hard to express how much better I feel,” Woods wrote on his website.
University of New Mexico acting President Chaouki Abdallah says the school will cooperate with state auditors as they review the spending of public money on a 2015 golf trip to Scotland that included university athletics officials and private donors. Abdallah confirmed to Albuquerque television station KRQE earlier this week that Krebs acknowledged that the university picked up the tab for at least three donors to go on the trip.