Yes, U.S. Open sectional qualifying is a unique element among golf's four majors. But is fixation on who qualifies at the various sites more of interest to the media (narratives aplenty!) than fans? Realistically, it's pretty unlikely a qualifier is going to win. Yes, John Peterson finished fourth in 2012, but really, what percentage of golf fans are invested in qualifying results?
European Tour chief executive Keith Pelley might be having uncomfortable conversations with some of his biggest sponsors right now, writes Alistair Tait.
The NYT's Karen Crouse makes the case that Tiger Woods will win again...and likely soon...after a look at his play at the Memorial.
Few public-policy issues inspire as much heated conversations as immigration, and the golf industry perennially finds itself smack dab in the middle of the debate.