Articles by Mercer Baggs

Jul 22, 2017 3:22 PM ET
For six holes on Saturday it looked like Rory McIlroy was going to challenge for The Open lead, but a mid-round collapse put him well off the pace. Read More
Jun 26, 2017 1:00 PM ET
Jordan Spieth's dramatic victory in Hartford brought with it both comparisons to Tiger Woods and cause for concern. Read More
Jun 1, 2017 9:45 AM ET
The image of Tiger Woods in custody, the video of him being arrested. It's all difficult to watch and even harder to process. Read More
Apr 10, 2017 8:50 AM ET
Jack Nicklaus is golf's greatest major champion. He's also famous for being a family man. See both sides of Jack. Read More
Apr 10, 2017 8:40 AM ET
Jack Nicklaus is regarded for the way he lived his life off the course as much as he is for how he performed on it. Read stories from his family about what Jack - and his wife and kids - are like outside the ropes. Read More
Apr 10, 2017 7:00 AM ET
People say Tiger Woods made golfers look like athletes. But Jack Nicklaus was playing multiple sports, even when he was winning majors. Read More
Apr 10, 2017 7:00 AM ET
Forget the crew cut, basic clothing and the belly. Jack Nicklaus changed his look in the '70s and it had a major affect on his game. Read More
Apr 10, 2017 7:00 AM ET
His dad was outgoing. His mother very reserved. Jack Nicklaus got championship traits of both and their influence spread to his children. Read More
Apr 10, 2017 7:00 AM ET
Jack Grout met Jack Nicklaus when the latter was a 10-year-old just taking up the game. They formed a legendary team and a father-son bond. Read More
Apr 10, 2017 7:00 AM ET
Jack Nicklaus has always been classy in victory and in defeat. But there are a couple of victorious reactions he might take back. Read More