Jordan Spieth believes Matt Kuchar will go on to have his moment of major glory after seeing off the threat of his compatriot to win The Open on Sunday. The American duo played out a dramatic round in the final pairing at Royal Birkdale as a late surge from Spieth restored the three-shot advantage he had held after 54 holes. It means the 23-year-old can become the youngest player to complete a career Grand Slam at next month's US PGA Championship, while Kuchar is yet to claim one of golf's four headline events.
At the Ryder Cup last year the Golf Channel introduced a new feature which can only be described as a game changer. Rather than miss one second of play, when it’s time for an ad break, Golf Channel simply runs the ad in a double screen alongside the coverage. It’s an idea that could work across a variety of different sports, like baseball and soccer, and naturally, golf fans love it:
Peter Alliss risked being branded as sexist again in referring to Sergio Garcia’s fiancee’s “lovely legs” and saying her skirt didn’t belong on a golf course. The legendary BBC commentator was criticized at April’s Masters for an off-mic remark in which he said Angela Akins was wearing “the shortest skirt on the campus.” And now he has refused to back down from his comments in a column for a magazine. Alliss writes in Atlantic Golf & Lifestyle that Akins’ skirt was more suited to ice skating than a golf course. She was seen at Royal Birkdale this week wearing a skirt similar to the one that initially caught Alliss’ attention at Augusta. Garcia will marry American Akins – a former Golf Channel