The Links: Caroline Wozniacki opens up about Rory McIlroy relationship

Happier times for Rory McIlroy and Caroline Wozniacki. (Getty Images)
Happier times for Rory McIlroy and Caroline Wozniacki. (Getty Images)

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Wow, Hunter Mahan and Justin Rose with some strong stuff here on Sean Foley and Tiger Woods. (Golf Channel)

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)

Justin Thomas and Blayne Barber could make some noise on the PGA Tour next season. Ballers, both of them. (Golf Digest)

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)

Graeme McDowell is leaving Horizon to start his own management company. I don't know any other Northern Irishmen who have ever done that.... (NYT)

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)

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Kyle Porter began his sports writing career with CBS Sports in 2012. He covers golf, writes poetry about Rory McIlroy's swing, stays ready on Tiger watch and loves the Masters more than anyone you know.... Full Bio

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