With Tiger Woods set to be out of action at least till December, Brandel Chamblee has found a new object of scorn in his path in the form of Phil Mickelson, with the analyst for the Golf Channel claiming that the veteran Ryder Cup star should start owning up more about the string of defeats that the United States has suffered in the event in recent years.
As PGA USA championship gets underway the round one saw Adam Scott currently world number 2 faced problems of in the first round as he lacked the edge of scoring it big. Currently a week ago he was dethroned from world number 1 position and this week he was finding problems in making things the way he wanted to. Currently he was at 71 at even par on a day which was perfect from scoring. After his dismal performance in the first round of the PGA championship the player was found heading directly for a practice session.
The US captain Tom Watson this week named a six member squad for the Ryder cup this year. The Ryder cup is all set to begin from September this month and will see the US and the European team fight for the ultimate glory. The current six member squad of US has some injury concerns and that is one of the biggest concerns for Watson. There are speculations on many players in the top 6 suffering from injury. Despite of the injuries the players have been selected for the championship.
: The Pinehurst layout meant for the esteemed US Open championship has received huge praise from famous golfer Luke Donald. The star golfer has expressed great appreciation for the renovated layout & remarked that lack of roughness assured by the court would add on much excitement to the tournament.
“I really love this renovation work & the very fact that USGA is bold enough to play the championship without roughness on court”, stressed the former world #1. “It is quite a genius act on their behalf.”
While Tiger Woods’ unfortunate absence from the Masters has saddened the golf world it has also cleared the road for some other potential names at the esteemed tournament. It is especially true for Adam Scott who seems firm for the 2nd green jacket after Tiger Woods’ withdrawal from the event.