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Can Jordan Spieth save American golf? Probably not

Whenever a prolific player is playing in his prime, the sport of golf usually grows in popularity. Thanks to Tiger Woods, the golfing world is well aware of the impact one individual can have on the perception and financial prosperity of the sport as a whole.    Now that it is safe to say that Tiger is out of the picture, a superstar is needed to energize a game that is...
Via The Sports Quotient
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Tiger Woods backup putter from 2001 sells for $29,000

We have some terrible news for those of you who always dreamed of owning a Tiger Woods backup putter and had $30,000 burning a hole in your pocket — you may have missed your chance. An eBay sale for a 2001 Scotty Cameron putter that was made as a reserve putter for Tiger ended on...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Jordan Spieth caddie Michael Greller made way more than Tiger Woods in 2015

If you want to get a better understanding of just how far Tiger Woods has fallen, look no further than the man many believe is replacing him as the face of golf — Jordan Spieth. Actually, look a little bit further. Spieth’s caddie, Michael Greller, had himself a fantastic year in 2015. It was so fantastic, in fact, that he probably made significantly more money on the course...
Via Larry Brown Sports
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Spieth’s caddie made more money than Woods in 2015

This is a new low for Tiger Woods: Jordan Spieth’s caddie made more than the 14-time major championship winner in 2015. And not just a little bit more, either. Michael Grellar earned twice as much as Woods did this season on the PGA Tour, according to Kyle Porter of CBS Sports. “The standard is 5 percent of what a player makes for a made cut, 7 percent for a top-10 finish...
Via Sportsnaut
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Tiger Woods recognizes ‘sun is setting’ on his career

Tiger Woods, nearing 40 years old, realizes that time is running out on his enormously successful career in professional golf, so says Notah Begay III. The longtime friend and confidante Woods, going all the way back to their days together at Stanford, was speaking on an NBC Sports conference call to discuss next week’s Presidents Cup, discussed how his pal is doing following...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Tiger Woods Has Second Back Surgery, Won’t Return Until Early 2016

With his game ailing, Tiger Woods announced he underwent a second microdiscectomy surgery on his back. “This is certainly disappointing, but I’m a fighter,” Woods said. “I’ve been told I can make a full recovery, and I have no doubt that I will.” Woods made the announcement on his website — — and reported the microsurgical procedure — intended...
24 days ago  |  Discuss

PHOTO: Tiger, Shooter McGavin together at US Open

Happy Gilmore is one of the greatest sports comedies of all-time. The movie helped really put Christopher McDonald, who played the role of Shooter McGavin, on the map. McDonald did such a great job playing an arrogant, snobby golfer in the movie, that he made many wonder when he would return to a sporting event in character again. That day was Tuesday, when he posed for a...
Via The Sports Daily
September 08, 2015  |  Discuss

What's to blame for Tiger Woods struggles? A curse, man says

Tiger Woods hasn’t exactly been playing excellent golf lately, missing cuts at various tournaments and shooting career-worst rounds. The one-time prodigy hasn’t won a major tournament since the 2008 U.S. Open. But what if Woods’ struggles were the result of a curse? According to George Albano of The Hour, a man from Norwalk, Connecticut, claims to have placed a hex on Tiger...
Via Sportsnaut
August 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Vegas betting shows Tiger Woods has lost public support

Tiger Woods was, for over a decade, a lock as the top dog when it came to PGA Tour golf and Las Vegas betting totals in big tournaments. Not so much any more. As Woods’ game continues to slide into the proverbial toilet, so does the support of his once-loyal fans—and the betting numbers show it. Jeff Sherman, assistant manager of Westgate Las Vegas Superbook, released his...
Via Sportsnaut
August 13, 2015  |  Discuss

Lindsey Vonn shows support for Tiger Woods on Twitter

Lindsey Vonn still believes in ex-boyfriend Tiger Woods. While Woods attempts to regain his golfing form, many are beginning to wonder if the former world No. 1 will ever win another tournament. It’s been a brutal stretch for the 14-time major winner since he won last in 2013, and he hasn’t even been able to scratch together a single top-10 finish the past two seasons. Worse...
Via Sportsnaut
August 03, 2015  |  Discuss

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