At the time, it seemed like the worst advice ever. But the Golf Channel’s Bailey Mosier listened to her colleagues and learned to “Just be yourself because you can’t fake TV.”
A year after Woods opened as a 100-1 long shot at the William Hill sports book to win the 2018 Masters, the 14-time major champion opened as the 12-1 co-favorite to win the 2019 Masters.
Brooks Koepka is impossible to overlook now, winning the PGA Championship on Sunday with machine-like precision to go along with his back-to-back U.S. Open titles.
Brooks Koepka bullied rain-softened Bellerive on Saturday in the PGA Championship, building a five-shot lead until he had to scramble to avoid a slide on the back nine. He settled for a 4-under 66 and a two-shot lead over Adam Scott going into the final round of the final major of the year.
Gary Woodland followed up a great start with a round good enough to get him in the record book Friday at the PGA Championship.
After having his caddie grab his backup shirt from the bag, Woods popped into a restroom near the 12th tee box, put on the dry shirt and shot 3 under the rest of the way to finish at even-par 70. That kept him within five shots of the morning leader, Rickie Fowler.
“It breaks my heart to tell everyone that Jarrod is no longer with us,” the golfer’s wife, Briony Lyle, said in a statement Thursday. “He passed away peacefully at 8.20 p.m. last night having spent his final week among his family and close friends.”
The Review-Journal has provided golf handicapper Wes Reynolds with a mythical $200 bankroll to play the futures board at the Westgate sports book for the PGA Championship.
Salt Lake City native Tony Finau is the only player to place in the top 10 at all three majors this year, tying for 10th at the Masters, finishing fifth at the U.S. Open and tying for ninth at the British Open.