Almanac Golf: Golf Capital – Rory and Lexi win, my Pebble Beach moment, Koepka favourite

Hamish Neal gets us ready for the US Open with a story of his own real-life experience of Pebble Beach.

Almanac Golf – Golf Capital: Koepka beats the USGA, again, plus farewell to a champion

Hamish Neal looks at Brooks Koepka’s US Open win, and the passing of an Australian golfing legend. It was another big week in golf.

Almanac Golf: Golf Capital – DJ wins again, Open time in New Zealand

Hamish Neal’s collection of golf news, notes and thoughts from the week across the globe covering another win for the men’s world number one Dustin Johnson, and this weekend’s New Zealand Open.

Tomic the Tank Engine

Tomic There are modest champions like Sam Stosur and Pat Rafter, and then there is Bernard Tomic who has done nothing and is a prat. In his second round US Open match Tomic lost to the soon to retire Andy Roddick in straight sets losing the third set 6-0. During the last set John McEnroe [Read more]

crio’s Q?…scoreboard pressure

My son was skeptical when I told him last week that anyone would sign on for Even par after 3 rounds of the US Open Golf, knowing they’d be in the money. It’s that sort of tournament. As it happened, no one broke par. The nearest, obviously, was the victor – Webb Simpson (1 over). [Read more]

US Open ’11

By Joey Agerholm Goran Ivanisevic once said “As soon as I step on the court I just try to play tennis and don’t find excuses. You know, I just lost because I lost, not because my arm was sore.” I’ve got no idea in what context it was said. I just came across it on [Read more]