May
5
2015
By Stephanie Wei under PGA Tour

It’s rare — almost even unheard of — that Tiger Woods would offer some emotional insight from his personal life, but that’s what he did on Tuesday at TPC Sawgrass, the site of this week’s Players Championship, the PGA Tour’s flagship event. A fatigued Woods admitted that the strain from his recent breakup with Olympic skier Lindsey Vonn, along with the anniversary of his father’s death (May 3), has resulted in sleepless nights.

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May
4
2015

For the second time in the past couple of weeks, I joined Shane Ryan on his podcast, “Friends of Tiger” to talk about the past week in golf.

It’s been an interesting week or so for me. The PGA Tour revoked my media credentials last Thursday essentially because I used Periscope to live-stream part of a practice round (starring Masters champ Jordan Spieth).

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May
4
2015

Rory McIlroy entered the WGC-Cadillac Match Play Championship as the no. 1 seed and the no. 1 player in the world. He solidified both positions by beating his opponent in seven straight matches, including Gary Woodland 4&2 in the finals.

McIlroy also headed into the week with the prospect of sitting ringside at what was being hailed as the fight of the century, the Floyd Mayweather vs. Manny Pacquiao showdown, in Las Vegas. He had paid an exorbitant amount of money for his tickets — which he wouldn’t disclose in his pre-tournament press conference — and planned to make the back-and-forth trip regardless of whether he was still in the golf tournament. His position obviously changed on Saturday evening when his match against Paul Casey went into extra holes and McIlroy likely wouldn’t have made it to MGM Grand for the fight in time even if he’d tried.

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May
2
2015

As I tweeted on Thursday, my national media credentials were revoked by the PGA Tour because I used Periscope, a new live-streaming app, to broadcast content during Monday’s practice round at the WGC-Cadillac Match Play Championship. Here’s the background story behind the incident and the proceeding fallout. 

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May
2
2015

Bradley Jimenez

Here’s something you hardly ever see in golf: Two players getting into a heated argument and almost coming to blows.

Well, that’s what happened on Friday afternoon at TPC Harding Park between Keegan Bradley and Miguel Angel Jimenez on the 18th hole of their match at the WGC-Cadillac Match Play Championship.

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Apr
29
2015

Well, round one of matches at the WGC-Cadillac Match Play Championship is in the books, and boy, that was a lot of golf for a day! I’m still trying to wrap my head around everything that happened, but that’s nearly impossible (and I don’t want to spend all night writing up every single match), so let’s just take a look at the key match-ups and a few of the upsets.

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