Professional opinion, at Golf Channel at least, is Rory McIlroy is lost in the abyss. David Duval thinks Tiger Woods has a much better chance of winning a major this year. Brandel Chamblee says McIlroy is as far from greatness as he has ever been in his career. Without any viable injury excuses this year, Rory risks being stricken from the short list of best players in the game. A T-32 finish, or similar, at Augusta, and the questions will come in earnest.
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The reigning PGA Tour Player of the Year might have backtracked a tad on his stand against hecklers, but he's not making any apologies for the state of his game, writes ESPN's Bob Harig.
An excellent and amusing bit of detective work by John Strege.
When it comes to endorsement deals for touring pros, this is their truth-to-power question: If your new deal was worth less than your old one, would you have still switched brands? Michael Bamberger examines.