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SAN DIEGO—Bryson DeChambeau is the reigning U.S. Open champ, and despite the occasional battles with galleries as of late, he received a champion’s welcome Thursday afternoon at Torrey Pines. From the crowd, we should say. The course? Not as hospitable. There were no “Brooksy” jeers but DeChambeau found himself bullied by the San Diego muny,
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Bettors have sportsbook facing ‘seven-figure’ liability on long shot Phil Mickelson at U.S. Open golf tournament At Caesars Sportsbook, Phil Mickelson has attracted nearly twice as many bets as any other golfer to win the U.S. Open, and by the time the first round tees off, the bookmaker says it’s expecting to have a “seven-figure”
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After being canceled last year due to the pandemic, the Meijer LPGA Classic returns this week to the LPGA calendar with defending champion and two-time winner Brooke Henderson strolling down Brooke Henderson Drive to tee it up at Blythefield Country Club. (Yes, there is actually a Brooke Henderson Drive leading to the clubhouse.) Indeed, Henderson
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Phil Mickelson’s fan approval has always been good for golf. But that popularity has several sportsbooks worrying this week. Following his victory at the PGA Championship last month, Mickelson has been attracting a lot of backers heading into the 2021 U.S. Open. In fact, he’s been attracting the most backers. And it’s not even close.
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Thursday and Friday of the Palmetto Championship belonged to Wilco Nienaber, the 21-year-old South African bomber who makes Bryson DeChambeau’s prodigious drives look pedestrian. Sunday, however, belonged to Nienaber’s fellow countryman, Garrick Higgo, who stole a victory with a closing 68 at Congaree. Both of these South African young guns are bound to be superstars,
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The Tain Lee storybook tour of Congaree Golf Club was absolutely magical on Saturday. Until it wasn’t. Until the inward nine, which turned into an outright disaster—the extent of which could end up even worse, depending on events still to be decided. A Monday qualifier with no World Ranking points and playing in just his
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9:48 AM ET Overnight leader Sweden’s Caroline Hedwall struggled to a third-round 73 on a blustery day at Scandinavian Mixed on Saturday but managed to hold onto a share of the lead. Hedwall, 32, shares the lead at 12-under in Gothenburg, Sweden with three other players following a tough day three that included four bogeys
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