The national anthem protests, sparked by Colin Kaepernick's demonstration a year ago, have impelled countless responses from the sporting landscape. However, for the most part, the golf arena has been silent on the issue. But, following President Donald
EAST LAKE, Ga.—At 5:35 p.m., Kevin Kisner walked off the course at East Lake having carded the low round of the day at the Tour Championship. Sixteen minutes later, he was showered, changed, and en route to a waiting helicopter, because you don’t stand between a Georgia Bulldog fan and football. The problem being, of course, that Kisner was slated to play in the third round of the Tour Championship, the final event of the 2016-17 PGA Tour season.
The Presidents Cup has never quite roused the passion of golf's Ryder Cup, but Rickie Fowler thinks this might change when the biennial event between U.S. and International teams hits the Big Apple this week. With New York's vociferous fans sure to amp up the atmosphere, and the International team desperate to end a six-event losing streak dating back to 2005, Fowler is hoping for a competitive week. "The Presidents Cup has a little bit more of a laid back feel, but I think this one will have more of a Ryder Cup feel,” Fowler, who will be playing on the American team, said in a telephone interview.