The Links: Wife of Matt Kuchar's caddie passes away

Matt Kuchar and his caddie at The Barclays. (Getty Images)
Matt Kuchar and his caddie at The Barclays. (Getty Images)

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)

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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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