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Tiger Woods vs. Phil Mickelson is a gambling event with some golf mixed in

Golf’s loving embrace of gambling will power into a new era Thanksgiving week with “The Match.” The Tiger Woods vs. Phil Mickelson battle is a made-for-TV event and made-for-wagering game.

It’s set in Las Vegas, features two notorious gamblers with deep pockets, and will encourage the kind of in-game side-bets you hear about during practice rounds on the PGA Tour but never during actual play, at least not on TV……………………Read More

Patrick Reed’s Ryder Cup wrath hit multiple targets. Here’s a breakdown of how and why.

The United States does not do drama-free Ryder Cup losses. The Euros? They get drunk and laugh at themselves. Team USA has to point fingers, bristle, make biting remarks, and sometimes drive a bus through an entire captaincy and PGA of America to force a complete overhaul of the operation………….Read More

Ryder Cup: Phil Mickelson’s course comments raise important questions

It was easy to pile into Phil Mickelson for his comments on the set up of Le Golf National at the Ryder Cup. The rough was too harsh for Lefty’s liking and it seemed we had yet more evidence of American bellyaching in the wake of heavy defeat………………Read More

It’s Now Clear: Woods, Mickelson, DeChambeau and Finau Should be Captain’s Picks

Only eight of the 12 spots on the United States’ Ryder Cup team are officiallyspoken for. Brooks Koepka, Dustin Johnson, Justin Thomas, Patrick Reed, Bubba Watson, Jordan Spieth, Rickie Fowler and Webb Simpson are the players guaranteed to represent the red, white and blue at Le Golf National in the end of September………….Read More