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.
Prior to April 2010, Dan McLaughlin had never played a full round of golf. Today he has a single-digit handicap. With 10,000 hours of practice, he hopes to make the PGA Tour. Bill Littlefield talks with the golfer and Alan Bastable, who profiled him for Golf Magazine.
Over the past three years, pro golfer Ken Green has lost his brother, his longtime girlfriend, his son, his dog, and much of his right leg. But he’s still playing golf. Only A Game’s Ron Schachter has the story.
Roger Clemens went before Congress and said he never used steroids. But many people think he lied about that. Now he’s on trial for perjury. Jack Nicklaus also went before Congress, but for a different reason. Bill Littlefield explores the story.
Hank Haney coached Tiger Woods for six years. His recent book, “The Big Miss,” discusses his time with Woods. Haney referred to himself as “one of Tiger’s many enablers.”
This year marks the 15th anniversary of Tiger Woods’ first victory in one of golf’s four major tournaments. His unprecedented performance in the 1997 Masters is now a dividing line in golf history. Only A Game’s Doug Tribou reports.
For the first time in 26 tournaments and over 749 days, Tiger Woods earned a victory on Sunday. Woods dropped the winning putt and took home the trophy at the Chevron World Challenge in Thousand Oaks, Calif. Bill Littlefield comments on Woods’ triumph, which was long overdue.
Sixteen-year-old Lexi Thompson shattered the age record for the Navistar LPGA Classic, winning this year’s events by five shots over Tiffany Joh. Alan Shipnuck of Sports Illustrated and Golf.com joined Bill Littlefield this week to discuss Thompson’s achievement and the youngster’s future in golf.
With Tiger Woods having the worst opening round of his major tournament career and Steve Stricker tying the record for the lowest score with a 63, the 2011 PGA Championship is proving to be one of extremes. Bill Littlefield speaks to Golf.com’s David Dusek about the first two days of play.