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 has hit back against the critics who have accused him of “cheating” with his use of the long putter and said that it is has marred what he calls “the best season of my career”. Langer, who has utilised the broomhandle putter since the 90s, simply moves it an inch or so away from his chest. Brandel Chamblee, the respected Golf Channel analyst, called the stroke “appalling” and declared that it exhibited “gross disregard for the spirit of the game”.
We interviewed Rocco Mediate, the golf player who made it to the 2008 US Open against Tiger Woods. Here are his thoughts about that historic match. Following is a transcript of the video. It was the funnest time I have ever had playing golf in my life, was that Monday, with him. So, 2008 United States Open, Torrey Pines, against Tiger Woods, our best player, probably ever. That week I was playing good, I was playing good coming in. And Tiger came to the last, having to make birdie, hit a tee shot on the left bunker, laid it up on the rough. I am watching the telecast. Everybody was like, “Oh, my god! I can’t believe you're going to win the US Open.” I went, "I haven't won anything yet. We are