The Links: Rory McIlroy and Tiger Woods pose with a camel

Tiger Woods, Rory McIlroy and Justin Rose in Abu Dhabi. (GettyImages)

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What do Tiger Woods and Rory McIlroy talk about? Sports, says McIlroy. (ESPN)

Some great stories in here about Lawrence Taylor and Tom Brady. (Golf Channel)

Shane Bacon on how Nike changed their golf image. (Yahoo!)

Great stuff from Jason Sobel about American golfers under 30. (Golf Channel)

The scariest part about McIlroy to me is that he wasn't a very good putter last year. (GolfDigest)

Charles Howell III has more money than any other two-time winner on Tour. (Golf Channel)

No disagreement from me here, the most impressive part about Russell Henley's win in Hawaii was his Sunday afternoon back-nine 29. (ESPN)

I agree, golf needs to take a page out of the baseball Hall of Fame. (GolfDigest)

McIlroy says he and Tiger didn't talk about the Nike deal at all until it was done. (ESPN)

Great point here that the McIlroy/Nike deal does as much for Tiger as it does Rory. (Golf Channel)

Good roundtable here on the Rory news. (

Tiger on the majors



Strong stuff here from Andrew Coltart on Colin Montgomerie wanting to be Ryder Cup captain. (BBC)

The Ryder Cup captain will not be Darren Clarke. (CBS Sports)

I mean there is no way they're going to give this to Monty, is there? (BBC)

McIlroy got up in the middle of the night to watch his girlfriend play in the Australian Open. (Reuters)

"The most lucrative endorsement deal in British sport." Adidas reportedly offered nearly $160 million! (BBC)

"At just 23, he's a man who has it all." (BBC)


The USGA will require two golfers on the Walker Cup team to be mid-amateurs. (Golf Channel)


On what switching clubs means for McIlroy. (BBC)

Good Q&A with Oakley here. (Golf WRX)

What's in McIlroys's bag. (PGA Tour)

Bad day to make this announcement. (Golf Channel)

Top five shots of the week.

Here's more of Monday's laser show.

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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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