Tag Archives: US Open at Congresional

Jun
20
2011

Hell yeah!

Robert Garrigus rolled in a clutch 20-footer to save par on the 72nd hole. It was awesome. His celebration and the reception from the crowd were even more awesome. (I had a case of being at the right place, right time on Sunday — while McIlroy and Yang waited on the 18th tee, I rushed down to 18 green for prime-time seating.)

While many players are lengthening their putters these days, Garrigus hunches over a 28 1/2-inch, toy-like putter, which is even too short for me. Who cares how silly you look as long as you’re making noise, though?

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Jun
13
2011
By Stephanie Wei under PGA Tour Confidential

Which American are you backing?

If you haven’t checked out the latest edition of SI Golf Group’s PGA Tour Confidential, it’s worth a look (though I’m sure it’s your second stop on Monday mornings after WUP). We have a lively discussion, starting with which American player we feel most emotionally invested in. Apologies to my international readers (for what it’s worth, most my picks are non-Americans…not finalized yet).

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