The Links: Caroline Wozniacki opens up about Rory McIlroy relationship
Graeme McDowell has his baby, Justin Rose and Hunter Mahan stick up for Sean Foley, and a great Tiger Woods GIF.
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The Wozniacki-McIlroy breakup was arguably the highest-profile sports split since Jimmy Connors and Chris Evert in the 1970s. And this time around there was no bad boy like Mr. Connors. They were both adored. (NYT)
When Justin Rose, playing in the very next group, not only drove the green but came within eight inches of making a hole in-one, you’d have thought Derek Jeter homered in the bottom of the ninth to beat the Red Sox. (Golf Channel)
Frank Nobilo: "From tee shot to tee shot, you might put Rory ahead of Tiger but from a shockingly 'you don't do that' viewpoint, you might give the edge to Woods." (NYT)
Here's a good look at the nuances of what it's like to be a swing coach for one of the two greatest golfers ever. (Golf Channel)
Speaking of McDowell, his first kid was born on Monday, which is awesome. (Golf News Net)
Kandi Mahan on her husband's win: "He had always said it’s a dream to win a tournament and have his baby girl there." (NYT)
This GIF collection of Tiger with his three different coaches is pretty dang cool. The #protraj (or pro trajectory as its better known outside of Twitter) with Haney was insanity. (Golf Digest)
Some big insight from Hunter Mahan here: "There's really never a bad time to play good golf," he said. "And this is a really, really good time to play good golf." (NYT)
Pros have everything they need at the tips of their fingers for every tournament on tour
Is Bedminster about to be overrun with the president's security detail?
After what happened at the ANA Inspiration last month, legislation will surely follow
She is probably most-accomplished teenage golfer of all time
Just a couple of legends out for a quick nine over the weekend
It seems like Tiger Woods is much closer to retiring than a lot of people might think