Source: Augusta’s fifth hole being lengthened 30 yards

Augusta National is adding a tee box which will lengthen the par-4 fifth hole by 30 yards, Golf Channel’s Tim Rosaforte reported Wednesday night on “Golf Central.” The hole currently plays upwards of 455 yards and was the fifth-most difficult par 4 at this year’s Masters Tournament. „The new hole will play upwards of 485 […]

From World Cup to Ryder Cup, success in the details

In the run-up to this week’s Scottish Open, England’s Chris Wood tweeted a picture of a custom-made wedge with the words, “It’s coming home,” etched into the toe of the club. Memes of the English team’s rally cry have flooded social media as the squad prepares for its semifinal match against Croatia on Tuesday at […]

Reed: Tiger, Phil should put up own money for match

Patrick Reed has a few ideas on how to create even more excitement around the reported $10 million, made-for-TV match between Tiger Woods and Phil Mickelson. Speaking to reporters Wednesday at the Scottish Open, Reed said that the exhibition would be even more interesting if both Woods and Mickelson used different equipment and put up […]

Wiesberger (wrist) out, Landry in for Carnoustie

Bernd Wiesberger has withdrawn from next week’s Open Championship because of a wrist injury. Wiesberger was replaced in the field by Andrew Landry, who won the Valero Texas Open in April. Next up on the alternate list are, in order, Keegan Bradley, Adrian Otaegui and Aaron Wise. Wiesberger hasn’t played anywhere since late April, plummeting […]