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.
July 26 (UPI) -- A group of golfers at a course in Arizona helped out a wounded and thirsty coyote by offering it a glass of water. Ryan Taplin shared photos and video of the "once in a lifetime experience" after the coyote approached him and his friends at Talking Stick Golf Club in Scottsdale. "Out on the front 9 at Talking Stick Golf Club, we noticed him stalking an animal," Taplin wrote in the Facebook post Sunday. "When he realized we were watching, he came right up to our cart. It's crazy how gentle a wild animal can be when in need of help...Poor little guy." Taplin told azfamily the coyote kept approaching him and his three friends, but said the animal kept a safe distance. "He would