Tiger and his swing coach Sean Foley are splitting up. This time it is an amicable divorce. Butch, Hank and Elin take note. Who will be the next coach to court Tiger?
PGA Tour: Hunter Mahan poured in 3 straight birdies on the back 9 to pull away from a very crowded leaderboard to win by 2 strokes at the Barclays. With the win, he jumps Rory as #1 in Fedex points.
Euro Tour: The Czech Masters was won by Jamie Donaldson. In doing so, you will be seeing him on the Euro Ryder Cup team as he has secured his spot.
Champions Tour: The Boeing Open was a first playoff hole win for Scott Dunlap. He bested Mark Brooks by making a short birdie putt.
Web.com Tour: Carlos Ortiz, with his 3rd win this season on the tour (this time the Portland Open), earned a battlefield promotion to the PGA Tour for the 2014-15 season. The promotion gives him fully exempt status.
LPGA Tour: So Yeon Ryu won the Canadian’s Womens Open by carding a -23 for the event. It was a top 3 sweep for the South Koreans (Na Yeon Choi in 2nd and Inbee Park in 3rd).
Today marks the first day of play for the World Amateur tournament being played by about 3,400 golfers here in Myrtle Beach on 60 courses. The result will be covered in next week’s In The News.