Gary Woodland once caught a knee in the throat in a high-school basketball game in his native Topeka, Kan., that landed him in the hospital with a collapsed trachea.
Brooks Koepka is human after all. We think. “He’s like a cockroach,” Xander Schauffele said. “He just won’t go away.”
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.
In 1992, after he had finally won his first major championship, an exhausted Tom Kite shook his head and said, “Well, now I know what the first sentence of my obituary will say.”
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.
This was a U.S. Open to love. No angst, no anxiety, no punishment for the slightest of golf sins. We came to the sea, walking on cliffs along the blue Pacific Ocean...
U.S. Open 2019: The crazy stat that shows Gary Woodland’s win was even more surprising than you thought
Let’s get this out of the way: Gary Woodland is not a fluke major champ. The 35-year-old entered this week as the 25th-ranked player in the world with three previous PGA Tour titles...
Gary Woodland, who won a thrilling U.S. Open at Pebble Beach G.L., was one of the many equipment free agents at the start of the year.
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.
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 ...
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.
After a second-straight 69 on Friday to sit five strokes off the lead of Gary Woodland, Brooks Koepka is in position to chase a third straight U.S. Open title this weekend at Pebble Beach.
How Bockerstette, a golfer with Down Syndrome, navigated three shots at the Waste Management Phoenix Open can be instructive for everyone.
Gary Woodland wrestles with one of pro golfers’ biggest headaches: the week-to-week variance in their game
A near-miss at Kapalua was a faded memory for the Kansas native at the Sony Open
Perhaps no one hits the low screaming shot better than Gary Woodland, whose stingers have become legendary on the internet.
For players such as Dustin Johnson, Rory McIlroy, Jon Rahm, Xander Schauffele and a host of others, the Sentry Tournament of Champions served as a nice opportunity to put some new equipment in play.
Xander Schauffele again a come-from-behind winner, this time with a final-round 62 in Sentry Tournament of Champions
As he walked off the 18th green at the Plantation Course Sunday afternoon with a disappointing par and approached the scoring trailer, Gary Woodland spotted Xander Schauffele and made a beeline for him.
Uh oh. Bob Tway might be on his way to wearing out his living room carpet again.