Phil Mickelson isn't sure what's next for Jim "Bones" Mackay. He is sure there are going to be plenty of options for his longtime caddie. Mickelson and Mackay announced last week they had decided to split up after 25 years and more than 600 tournaments around the world, ending one of golf's most successful relationships. Mickelson's brother Tim is going to caddie for him for the rest of the year, and Lefty thinks there will be no shortage of potential suitors for Mackay. "He's going to have some incredible opportunities," Mickelson said Monday in his first public comments since the split. "There's going to be a great player — a lot of great players, but one great player's going to be lucky enough
Titleist took its newest prototype irons, the 718 series, to the professional tours for the first time this week at the PGA Tour’s Quicken Loans National and the European Tour’s HNA Open de France. While the company declined to provide specifics about the irons, it is worth noting that in addition to updated versions of the AP1 and AP2, there is now an AP3 iron The AP1 traditionally has been a longer-blade-length club designed to maximize stability and forgiveness, while the AP2 has a shorter blade length and slightly less offset – it has been popular with many better players, including recent PGA Tour winners Jordan Spieth and Jason Dufner. Positioning the new 718 AP3 between the AP1 and AP2
Ryu So-Yeon of South Korea shot a two-under-par 69 to win the Walmart NW Arkansas Championship on Sunday at Rogers, Arkansas. Ryu, who carded a course-record 61 on Saturday to open a five-stroke lead, finished two shots ahead of countrywoman Amy Yang and Thailand's Moriya Jutanugarn. Ranked third in the world, Ryu is projected to supplant No. 1 Ariya Jutanugarn for the top spot when Monday's rankings are released.