The Links: Is there going to be a Seniors Ryder Cup?
Golf magazine news, Dick's lays off a ton of golf employees, and will Rory McIlroy or Phil Mickelson be first to the career slam?
Welcome back to our daily version of The Links. We have lots of magazine news today.
Golf World is not doing a print version anymore. (Golf Channel)
Rory McIlroy has been on the cover of SI more than any golfer since 2009. (CBS Sports)
Colin Montgomerie on a Seniors Ryder Cup: "Whether it be eight players or 10 players or whatever, [it could take place] on iconic Ryder Cup courses we've played on in the past." (BBC)
I honestly didn't know Dick's had PGA pros. This is no good, though. (Sports Illustrated)
Shane Bacon thinks Rory will beat Phil to the career slam. I say Phil. (Yahoo)
John Feinstein on golf royalty: "All of that being said, it was hard to know whether to laugh or cry when listening to Woods and Mickelson last week during the British Open." (Golf Channel)
Rory McIlroy is rich. (Golf Digest)
Rory on his week at Hoylake: "Honestly, I didn't sleep very well on Saturday night, which his normal in a way. You are a day away from achieving a lifelong dream. It's a big deal...For me, to play golf at this level is all mental... A lot of guys can go out and shoot 65/66, but it's being able to do it when you need to. And I feel like I am getting better at that." (Irish Golf Desk)
The USGA and R&A have decided that you will no longer be able to phone in penalties
The Spaniard captures another piece of hardware during an all-time season
The man who ended on his bag in 2017 will apparently begin on it next year
This snowboarding ball flip and drive is simply spectacular
The Ulsterman is starting to put his 2018 schedule together
Golf -- as athletic as it gets