The U.S. won three of the afternoon fourball matches to build a commanding 10 1/2 to 5 1/2 lead over Europe at the Solheim Cup.
Michelle Wie is an artist, both on and off the course. The former U.S. Open champion loves herself some fashion, and this week she's getting to show that style off at the 2017 Solheim Cup in Iowa. On a sneaky great golf week, the European women and U.S. women will square off at the Des Moines Golf and Country Club to try and win their second straight Cup. Wie will be one of the major cogs in the U.S. engine, and everyone within a 20-mile radius will know it. She's had her hair braided red, white and blue and is sporting some of the wildest golf shoes I've ever seen (side note: I love them, and I want Patrick Reed in them next October for the Ryder Cup). A post shared by Michelle Wie (@themichellewie)
Less than a week after hinting that he might be done for the remainder of 2017, Rory McIlroy on Friday committed to play next week's Northern Trust, the first leg of the FedExCup Playoffs. McIlroy is the postseason's defending champion, after taking both the Tour Championship and the FedExCup in dramatic fashion last fall. The news that he'll tee it up in the first playoff event is only surprising in light of what he offered following his T-22 finish last Sunday at the PGA Championship. “I don’t know what I’m going to do,” he said, referring to his upcoming schedule. “You might not see me until next year. You might see me in a couple weeks’ time. It really depends.” McIlroy has been hampered