IRVING, Texas – Lexi Thompson cried Wednesday recounting what the last three and a half weeks have been like since a four-shot penalty in the final round of the ANA Inspiration cost her a chance to win her second major championship. “It was kind of a nightmare,” Thompson said in a news conference at the Volunteers of America Texas Shootout, her first meeting with media since the controversial penalty was handed down. “It’s been an interesting three weeks,” Thompson said. “It’s been really hard on me, especially the first week back. A little less sleep than usual, but I’ve just been spending a lot of time with my family and friends and working out a bunch, and just taking time for myself just
Padraig Harrington and Sergio Garcia have had a contentious relationship over the years. Despite being European Ryder Cup teammates, tensions have flared between the two on the course, and in interview rooms, most notably at the 2007 British Open and 2008 PGA Championship, where Harrington defeated Garcia. “I would say to you that right now at this very moment, my relationship with Sergio is the best it has ever been," Harrington told Keogh.
Jordan Spieth is looking to simplify and have more fun in 2017. Some in golf were surprised to see Jordan Spieth team up with fellow Texan Ryan Palmer as a two-man duo in this week’s revamped Zurich Classic of New Orleans. Spieth was playing golf with Palmer and his caddie James Edmondson, as well pros Harrison Frazar and Beau Hossler at Trinity Forest in Dallas.