1. Rory McIlroy Clearly the 2015 Masters Favorite, Despite Bubba's 2 Green Jackets

    Just when it seems like there's not much more Rory McIlroy can do to impress the golfing world, he goes out and does the seemingly impossible by making significant headway toward not one, but two major championships at the same time...

    Tom Weir Written by Tom Weir about almost 4 years ago 1,610 reads 1 comments

  2. Rory McIlroy Turns Budding Disaster into Sparkling Finish in Day 1 at Valhalla

    Rory McIlroy clearly distinguished himself Thursday as the player who’s most likely to end the year with a pair of majors in his pocket. And he did it in style...

    Tom Weir Written by Tom Weir about almost 4 years ago 10,384 reads 4 comments

  3. Memo to Tiger Woods: Forget About the 2014 PGA Championship and Just Get Well

    Dear Tiger, Hope you’re feeling better, though I seriously doubt you are. I’ve never walked a mile in your shoes, but seeing you struggling to even take your ...

    Tom Weir Written by Tom Weir about almost 4 years ago 16,394 reads 53 comments

  4. Tiger Woods Battling to Find Himself at 2014 WGC-Bridgestone at Firestone

    Tiger Woods is off to a fine start at the WGC -Bridgestone Invitational, as is to be expected at a tournament he has won eight times...

    Tom Weir Written by Tom Weir about almost 4 years ago 11,711 reads 12 comments

  5. Flawless Rory McIlroy Shows the Complete Package in 2014 British Open Victory

    Sunday’s final round of the British Open began with the widespread expectation that Rory McIlroy would glide to his first triumph at golf’s oldest major...

    Tom Weir Written by Tom Weir about almost 4 years ago 20,434 reads 18 comments

  6. Rickie Fowler Exactly What Golf Needs as New Era Draws Near at 2014 British Open

    If you care about the future of golf, Sunday’s fourth round of the British Open isn’t to be missed...

    Tom Weir Written by Tom Weir about almost 4 years ago 8,508 reads 10 comments

  7. Optimistic Phil Mickelson Waiting for Bad Weather to Mount British Open Comeback

    It will not come as a shock if there's a report that Phil Mickelson was seen out on the Royal Liverpool course late Friday, doing a rain dance...

    Tom Weir Written by Tom Weir about almost 4 years ago 10,809 reads 1 comments

  8. Will 2nd-Round Jinx Ruin Rory McIlroy After Taking Lead at 2014 British Open?

    Among the many historical footnotes regarding the Royal Liverpool course that’s hosting the British Open is one that has absolutely nothing to do with golf...

    Tom Weir Written by Tom Weir about almost 4 years ago 4,137 reads 1 comments

  9. Rory McIlroy Battling Inconsistency and Lofty Expectations at 2014 British Open

    Ever since Rory McIlroy was recognized as a golfing prodigy destined to contend for major titles, it has been assumed that he would one day reign as champion of the British Open...

    Tom Weir Written by Tom Weir about almost 4 years ago 3,803 reads 2 comments

  10. Why British Open-US Open Double Is Among Golf's Toughest Feats

    All 156 players in this week's British Open have a chance to hoist the champion's Claret Jug, but only one has a shot at completing a feat that has been accomplished by only six players in the history of golf...

    Tom Weir Written by Tom Weir about almost 4 years ago 4,117 reads 2 comments

  11. Then and Now: Tiger Woods Back at Royal Liverpool After Emotional 2006 Title

    Even the biggest Tiger Woods fan has to concede that there has often been a robotic undertone to his game and his demeanor...

    Tom Weir Written by Tom Weir about almost 4 years ago 13,724 reads 16 comments

  12. Tiger Woods' Speedy Return from Back Surgery Comes with Warning Signs

    Tiger Woods no doubt can afford the best medical advice in the world. My question: Is he following it? Love or hate Tiger, it’s welcomed news for golf fans that he’ll ...

    Tom Weir Written by Tom Weir about almost 4 years ago 37,994 reads 39 comments

  13. Martin Kaymer Elevates to Golf's Elite with 2014 US Open Victory

    It’s time to revise the debate about who the best golfer under the age of 30 is. Martin Kaymer shuffled that deck in a big way Sunday with one of the most dominating U...

    Tom Weir Written by Tom Weir about almost 4 years ago 9,455 reads 4 comments

  14. Martin Kaymer on Verge of Making Golfing History for Germany at 2014 US Open

    It isn’t often that we’ve seen German athletes dominate their sport while competing on American soil, but Martin Kaymer appears destined to join that very select group with a victory at the U...

    Tom Weir Written by Tom Weir about almost 4 years ago 12,115 reads 3 comments

  15. 2014 US Open at Dry and Sandy Pinehurst Gives Glimpse of Golf's Future

    Given how sandy the U.S. Open is this year, perhaps it makes sense that there was an apparent desert mirage effect as the world’s greatest golfers made their way around the storied Pinehurst No...

    Tom Weir Written by Tom Weir about almost 4 years ago 5,895 reads 2 comments

  16. Tough Time for Phil Mickelson to Be on Center Stage at 2014 US Open

    No matter how calm and optimistic he sounds, you have to wonder what’s really going on in Phil Mickelson ’s mind this week as play awaits at the U.S. Open...

    Tom Weir Written by Tom Weir about almost 4 years ago 5,724 reads 3 comments

  17. The No-Tiger Effect: How Woods' Absence Is Taking the Glow off Golf's Majors

    As golf prepares for a second straight major without its biggest name, exactly how much does the sport miss Tiger Woods ? Oh, only about as much as you’d miss your lungs if you woke up without them tomorrow...

    Tom Weir Written by Tom Weir about almost 4 years ago 42,510 reads 98 comments

  18. Horse Racing Must Be Very Cautious About Tinkering with Triple Crown Format

    Let’s start with a simple truth about horse racing: It’s a sometimes dynamic sport that draws crowds of more than 100,000 to each of its Triple Crown events but is largely ignored the rest of the year...

    Tom Weir Written by Tom Weir about almost 4 years ago 6,103 reads 33 comments

  19. Frustration Mounts as Tonalist Ruins California Chrome's 2014 Triple Crown Bid

    No sports fans are more conditioned to deal with an upsetting loss than those who follow horse racing. They've all torn up betting tickets they were certain would pay off, and they ...

    Tom Weir Written by Tom Weir about almost 4 years ago 14,747 reads 29 comments

  20. Why We've Waited So Long for Another Triple Crown Winner

    Thirty-six years. That’s how long horse racing has gone without a Triple Crown winner, easily the longest drought since Sir Barton became the first thoroughbred to sweep the Kentucky Derby, Preakness Stakes and Belmont Stakes in 1919...

    Tom Weir Written by Tom Weir about almost 4 years ago 57,534 reads 31 comments

  21. Preakness Winner 2014: Breaking Down California Chrome's Triple Crown Chances

    If this were 1979, when horse racing had witnessed three Triple Crown winners in the previous six years, the analysts would be in unanimous agreement that California Chrome was about to claim his sport’s ultimate prize...

    Tom Weir Written by Tom Weir about 4 years ago 45,250 reads 29 comments

  22. California Chrome in Great Spot for Victory in 2014 Preakness Stakes

    Nearly everything appears in place for California Chrome to win the Preakness Stakes on Saturday and ramp up expectations that this will be the year that horse racing finally gets its first Triple Crown winner since 1978...

    Tom Weir Written by Tom Weir about 4 years ago 2,844 reads 1 comments

  23. Why the Preakness Is a Jewel of Its Own in the Triple Crown Season

    For some fans of horse racing’s Triple Crown, there might be a temptation to point out that "Preakness" rhymes with "weakness." Ah, the poor Preakness Stakes...

    Tom Weir Written by Tom Weir about 4 years ago 3,825 reads 1 comments

  24. Is Martin Kaymer Back in Elite Form with Wild Win at 2014 Players Championship?

    The universe messed with Martin Kaymer Sunday at The Players Championship . Specifically, it was Mother Nature having some wicked fun on Mother’s Day...

    Tom Weir Written by Tom Weir about 4 years ago 5,450 reads 4 comments

  25. Floyd Mayweather-Marcos Maidana II Is a Rematch Waiting to Happen

    Marcos Maidana didn ’t win the fight, at least not on the judges’ cards (117-111, 116-112, 114-114). But he made it crystal clear that Floyd Mayweather Jr...

    Tom Weir Written by Tom Weir about 4 years ago 84,596 reads 629 comments