We’re told major championships are golf’s grandest theatre, though there are a handful of stages where the spotlight shines ever so brighter. Pebble Beach did nothing to refute its standing this week.Continue Reading
Gary Woodland is known as a basher, 200 pounds of Midwestern might. That power was evidenced at Pebble Beach, Woodland ranking fifth in the field in driving distance and 13th in strokes gained/off-the-tee. Continue Reading
The old saying has it that there are three levels of pressure in professional golf: tournament play, major-championship play and the Ryder Cup. Gary Woodland is experienced in the first two of those, but has yet to feel the ultimate stress that comes with representing one’s country in the biennial contest between the United States and Europe.Continue Reading
David Cannon By Alex Myers PEBBLE BEACH — Gary Woodland will take the lead into the final round of a major championship for the first time in his career. As if that fact isn’t enough to cause him stress, Woodland also has to worry about a bevy of big-name golfers ...Continue Reading
After a one-under 70 on Saturday, Rory McIlroy enters the final round of the U.S. Open five strokes off the lead of Gary Woodland.
Not out of it but not exactly breathing down his neck.Continue Reading
Gary Woodland might seem like an unlikely leader halfway through this year’s U.S. Open, given that Pebble Beach, at just slightly longer than 7,000 yards, isn’t a ballpark built to reward the power game that the 35-year-old possesses. Continue Reading
Patrick Reed will be playing on the weekend at the U.S. Open, but he’d going to need to find a replacement wedge after he broke his on the 18th hole late Friday afternoon at Pebble Beach. Continue Reading