The Links: The Tiger Woods-Rory McIlroy whirlwind tour continues
Tiger or Jack (?), a Phil Mickelson tipping story (or stories), and you'll never believe how Matt Kuchar hurt his back.
I've been off the grid for a few days climbing mountains in Colorado and such but The Links makes a return today with some pieces on Tiger Woods and Rory McIlroy and a great one on Phil Mickelson.
Let's get to it.
I thought this from Jason Sobel on the Statue of Liberty and the passing of the torch from Tiger to Rory McIlroy was fantastic. (Golf Channel)
My man Luke Kerr-Dineen does a terrific job with this piece on Phil Mickelson and tipping. Some of the stories are just absurd. (Golf Digest)
Matt Kuchar missed the PGA Championship because his back locked up while looking for a slip'n slide for his kids. Anybody fired up for the Ryder Cup yet? (USA Today)
A piping hot take from Tom Weiskopf here on whether Jack Nicklaus or Tiger Woods was better in their primes. Nicklaus as the better putter? No thanks, Tiger was the greatest putter of all-time. (Sports Illustrated)
These new Nike irons look pretty slick. (Nike)
Bubba Watson on his behavior at the PGA Championship: "Everything's my fault and I should be bigger and stronger and better than that." (USA Today)
Jimmy Walker bought a Ryder Cup hat online even though he's on the Ryder Cup team. (USA Today)
Jack Nicklaus nearly clips Doug Sanders with his putter after winning at St. Andrews
This gator fight is intense but ends with a whimper
The new rules are great, but they ultimately might not be enough
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