Articles by Mercer Baggs

Jul 20, 2018 3:04 PM ET
Three of the top five players in the world missed the cut at The Open. But 60-year-old Bernhard Langer is around for the weekend. Read More
Jul 20, 2018 2:39 PM ET
After a half-day of rain in Round 2 of the 147th Open Championship, the weekend offers a much drier forecast. But wind could be a factor. Read More
Jul 20, 2018 2:53 AM ET
Rory McIlroy, following his opening-round 69 at the Open Championship, took exception to some comments made by Butch Harmon. Read More
Jul 19, 2018 10:14 AM ET
Brandon Stone figured his second shot on the final hole of his first round was going out of bounds. But he got a fortunate break. Read More
Jul 16, 2018 6:00 AM ET
Everyone remembers the 1999 Open for the man who lost. But we shouldn't forget about the man who did everything right to win. Read More
Jul 16, 2018 6:00 AM ET
Jean Van de Velde needed six shots on the final hole to win the 1999 Open. He took seven. Of those seven, there is one he most regrets. Read More
May 28, 2018 9:30 AM ET
Justin Rose seals the deal at another top-notch venue in Colonial, while Rory McIlroy can't finish off a great start at Wentworth. Read More
Mar 21, 2018 1:48 AM ET
Match-play events, like this week's World Golf Championship, are a rare chance for players to engage in gamesmanship. Read More
Nov 20, 2017 4:00 PM ET
The Class of 2011 is deep and successful. Here's a look at some other 'classes,' smaller in size, but big on accomplishment. Read More
Jul 25, 2017 3:03 PM ET
Being Jordan Spieth. What is that like? To the point, what was it like being him Sunday at Royal Birkdale? Read More