The Links: Wife of Matt Kuchar's caddie passes away
Johnny Miller talks Tiger Woods, Davis Love III is a grandpa, Rory McIlroy and president Clinton, and how hard is golf to cover on TV?
Welcome back to The Links -- today's lead story is quite sad.
Wow, Matt Kuchar's caddie's wife died on Wednesday. (Golf Channel)
Stephen Gallacher could still qualify for the European Ryder Cup team. (BBC)
There was an ace in a tournament in Malaysia recently. (NYT)
Davis Love III is a grandfather? My gosh, I'm getting old. (Golf Channel)
Johnny Miller on Tiger Woods: "He needs to quit being Ponce de Leon looking for that fountain of youth. He's looking for explosive power. What he really needs to do I think with the long game is swing a little smoother instead of exploding into it and blocking everything right and flipping it left." (Golf Digest)
Cool story here about Justin Leonard giving back some of his time. (NYT)
Rory McIlroy hung out with former President Clinton recently:
NBC's lead golf producer on the difficulty of covering golf: "Other than the Olympics, I think it is the most difficult to cover. And the only reason that the Olympics tops it is the sheer size, and you have a thousand athletes spread out over multiple cities." (Golf Digest)
The Englishman lapped a monster field on Sunday with a closing 65 that was better than it...
It's the second time Phil Mickelson missed the cut in his first tournament of a season
Everything about the event so far this week has been a home run
Rahm lost his lead, but a 67 keeps him in the chase at CareerBuilder
Koepka is looking to recover in less than three months to play at Augusta National
Thomas Pieters and his Ryder Cup partner could go at it for a title this weekend