Dec
20
2011
By Stephanie Wei under The Masters

Three-time major champion Ernie Els and two-time U.S. Open champion Retief Goosen are two of the notables that have yet to qualify for the Masters. After the final official week of tournaments around the world, the bulk of the 2012 field has been set, while obviously there are still a number of ways to earn […]

Mar
23
2011
By Stephanie Wei under European PGA Tour

A few weeks ago, Conor wrote a post outlining Sergio Garcia’s battle with the IRS, along with a brief mention of Retief Goosen’s similar woes. Difference is, the IRS claims Sergio owes $1.72 million, while the petition filed against the Goose is a tad more modest, amounting to $164,698 in back taxes and $32,940 in […]

Nov
12
2009

As Adam Scott, the guy once dubbed The Next Tiger Woods, fell into an awful slump this year, the scrutiny quickly followed. Recently, one of his peers gave his take — the soft-spoken Retief Goosen (seriously!). In the November issue of Golf Magazine, he said, “Scotty’s still young and he has a lot of hot […]

May
30
2017

[*Update: I moved the mug shot after the jump because I couldn’t bear seeing it…] Embed from Getty Images It’s been more than 12 hours since I first heard Tiger Woods had been arrested in the wee hours of Memorial Day near his home in Jupiter, Florida, on suspicion of drunk driving, and I’m still […]

Jun
12
2016

The USGA announced groupings and starting times for the first two rounds of the 2016 U.S. Open Championship, Thursday (June 16) and Friday (June 17), on Friday. Oakmont Country Club will max out at 7,219 yards as a par-70 (in other words, it’s beastly). The field of 156 players will play the first two rounds before […]

May
25
2016

The USGA announced on Tuesday that 27 additional golfers, including past U.S. Amateur champions Ryan Moore, Byeong Hun (Ben) An and Matthew Fitzpatrick, have earned exemptions into the 2016 U.S. Open, which will be held June 16-19 at Oakmont (Pa.) Country Club. These exemptions bring the number of players in the field to 78.

Jun
15
2015

As you all know (I hope), the U.S. Open is this week at Chambers Bay in University Place, Washington. Below, you’ll find some betting odds courtesy of Bovada. I’m not a betting expert, but here are the five players I’d put my money on. 

Feb
22
2015

View image | gettyimages.com James Hahn’s story is straight out of Hollywood. Just a little less than a decade ago, Hahn was selling shoes at Nordstrom’s. Now, he’s a PGA Tour winner, after beating two stars — or at least two more well-known players — Dustin Johnson and Paul Casey in a playoff on the […]

Oct
12
2014

#457134544 / gettyimages.com Sang-Moon Bae captured the PGA Tour’s 2014-15 season-opener, the Frys.com Open, by two shots over Steven Bowditch, posting a 15-under total at Silverado’s North Course. (He also leads in FedExCup points!!!) Bae, who secured his first-career victory at the 2013 Byron Nelson Championship, started his campaign for his second win heading into […]