WGC-Bridgestone Invitational Ball Count: Titleist – 42 Nearest Competitor – 9. ; Barracuda Championship Ball Count: Titleist – 85 Nearest Competitor – 16
Hawkins is a contributing writer with more than two decades of journalism experience.
It's Day 2 of the WGC-Bridgestone Invitational. Defending champion - and eight-time winner - Tiger Woods opened with a wild 2-under 68 on Thursday.
Just as the snarkiest of cynics feared, the PGA Tour’s 11 ½-month golf season has become a long walk to a small house.
At his best, he is capable of utter dominance, which tends to make all that lesser golf seem so puzzling.
The 15th hole at my club is a short par 3 framed by a pair of towering sycamores. Neither tree is really in play.
You think golf has some stupid rules? My brief dalliance with World Cup soccer has ended because of a lack of sufficient street cred. Why do teams dress 23 players and only 14 can play?
This comeback is already different from the others.
Forget the scrub, the so-called vegetation, the waste areas, the environmentally conscious regions brought back to Pinehurst No. 2 by course architects Ben Crenshaw and Bill Coore.
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