AKRON, Ohio – With Tiger Woods continuing his struggles and Lee Westwood on the DL for next week’s PGA Championship, Steve Stricker, along with Phil Mickelson, becomes something of a betting favorite for Glory’s Last Shot. Stricker, as Wisconsin as cheeseheads and Bernie Brewer, made an early scouting trip to Whistling Straits last Sunday to prepare for his rare home-game major.
“It’s different. I like it, don’t get me wrong,” he said. “It’s just a totally different style, almost like a British Open Americanized. You look out at the lake and think you’re looking at a Scottish sea or something, but you know where you are at.”