Tiger Woods smiled through the pain Sunday at Medinah Country Club in the final round of the BMW Championship. No, his back wasn’t bothering him, but parts of his game were causing him some discomfort.
Welcome to another edition of The Grind, where we have some tragic news to report, unfortunately. I always thought returning from my annual buddies trip without the green jacket was the worst possible outcome.
Wednesdays on the PGA Tour usually come with a relaxed feel infused by the assortment of Average Joes hacking it around in the pro-am. But on this Wednesday at the Northern Trust, that informality was replaced by tension and worry thanks to a scare from Tiger Woods.
When Tiger Woods arrives on the grounds this week at Liberty National, it will have been nearly a decade since he first stepped foot on the picturesque, though architecturally unusual, New Jersey course.
Shane Lowry’s march up Royal Portrush’s 18th hole, with a united Ireland following suit, proved a poignant scene. And, to some, one of melancholy, for the lifting of the claret jug signalled the year had concluded. Fear not, golf fans.