The USGA has decided to ban anchored putting beginning in 2016. Bill Littlefield thinks the ruling is just one in a long line of confusing and silly golf rules.
Augusta National’s pimento cheese sandwiches are a time-honored tradition of the Masters. This year they’re causing something of an uproar. ESPN The Magazine senior writer Wright Thompson joined Bill Littlefield to explain the controversy.
Tiger Woods is back at No. 1. Is that good for golf? Bill Littlefield speaks with Shaun Powell from Sports on Earth.
Last weekend, Tiger Woods won his third tournament of 2013, thereby reasserting his position as the number one golfer in the land. Commentator Bill Littlefield is among the impressed, but perhaps not as impressed as Nike is.
The USGA is expected to ban long-handled putters. It’s a serious matter for the sport, but Bill turns to Bill Pennington of the New York Times to chat about the proposed ban’s more lighthearted implications.
During halftime of the Chargers-Broncos game on Monday, Phil Mickelson tried to hit a $1 million shot for charity…and missed. The crowd booed, but may have done so too soon: the Chargers allowed 35 unanswered points in the second half. Bill Littlefield shares his thoughts on what can happen when golf, charity, the NFL, and karma collide.
The Ryder Cup golf tournament is underway, but is anyone watching? John Feinstein, who writes about golf for the ‘Washington Post’ and ‘Golf Digest,’ talks through the tournament’s history of ups and downs.
In the past 15 major golf championships, there have been 15 different winners. Will the British Open break the streak? Christopher Clarey of The New York Times joins the show to discuss the streak and his 15 years covering the Open Championship.
14-year-old Andy Zhang had a rough start to his first US Open. He triple bogeyed the first hole and did only slightly better on the next four. But, the youngest ever qualifier for the tournament soon settled down. Bill Littlefield has the story.
Former University of Tennessee women’s basketball coach Pat Summitt has early-onset dementia. She retired in April. Nonetheless, Summitt has added yet another athletic achievement to her resume. This time on the golf course. Bill Littlefield explains.