The Links: President Obama gets golf lessons from Butch Harmon
Graeme McDowell gets bodyslammed, Fred Couples can't NOT shoot under par at Riviera, and the best kisses in golf.
|President Obama will be working on his game in Florida this weekend. (Getty Images)|
President Obama will receive golf lessons from Butch Harmon. Here's what Harmon had to say about it:
I've played golf with Ike, Nixon, Ford and President Bush 41. I know the President is a real keen golfer ... I'm looking forward to it. It should be fun. (Golf Channel)
Two different David Feherty profiles, both sound amazing. (Geoff Shackelford)
Charlie Beljan is using his experience with panic attacks to help his sister. (Golf Channel)
What golfers think of the short par-4 at Riviera. (Geoff Shackelford)
Best kisses in golf. (GolfDigest)
I think it's pretty difficult for Fred Couples to play poorly at Riviera. (Reuters)
Matt Kuchar feels refreshed after his vacation in Hawaii; he's tearing up Riviera. (AP)
Sergio Garcia on his first round 65: "It's the kind of golf course that if you play well, you can shoot a decent score, but if you are not on, you can struggle quite a bit." (GolfWeek)
Brandt Jobe needs to make $300,000 in 10 events this year to stay exempt. (Golf Channel)
Fred Couples talks about Tiger Woods and Phil Mickelson playing Riviera and about how Augusta is his "all time favorite." (Golf.com)
Wait, so Ian Poulter is saying Paul McGinley has a "big advantage" over Tom Watson but then he goes on to say that Europe is "David" in a David and Goliath scenario. Did I get that right? (Golf Channel)
Good question here: Based on his PING deal, is Michael Phelps still an amateur? (GolfDigest)
Three former college stars return to where they played the NCAA championship together last year. (GolfWeek)
3-6 p.m. on Golf Channel -- Northern Trust Open
Maybe you should try it, Keegan.
Watched a commercial on golf channel by Dura Pro, said it can take 10 to 12 strokes off ur game. And it's just a mat to hit on. Must be good— Keegan Bradley (@Keegan_Bradley) February 15, 2013
Bo Van Pelt (@bovanpelt) February 15, 2013
Graeme McDowell gets bodyslammed by UFC fighter.
Danny Pudi is "really good against small children." Hilarious.
I'm prepared for anything as two all-timers square off this week in Las Vegas
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