Tag Archives: Matt Bettencourt

Jan
13
2011

Justin Rose shares a laugh with his caddie Mark Fulcher

I’m going to let you in on a little secret: When athletes pen a guest column, they don’t usually write it themselves — a ghostwriter does. Here’s what happens: A journalist will interview the player, take their words and put them together to sound like the player (as much as possible). Sorry if that just felt like I told you Santa Claus wasn’t real!

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Jun
19
2010
By Stephanie Wei under General

In the past US Opens played at Pebble Beach in ’82, ’92 and ’00 (data for ’72 was unavailable), no player had ever made consecutive birdies on 8, 9 and 10. This changed on Friday when Matt Bettencourt carved out a small stat in the record books when he became the first to achieve this insignificantly impressive feat.

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