This Week in Golf
If you’ve missed Golf Channel’s Morning Drive this week because you’re still adjusting to Daylight Savings Time and slept in – don’t worry. We’ve got you covered. Here are all the Top 5 of this week’s greatest golf headlines – and, boy were there some big ones! – in one neat little blog post.
1. Golf’s New “It” Couple Makes it Official
Tiger Woods and Lindsey Vonn made a very public announcement on Monday, officially confirming that the two are an item, releasing photos and asking the public for privacy.
2. Rory Skips Arnie’s Tourney Again, Palmer Expresses Surprise
After missing the Arnold Palmer Invitational last year, World No. 1 Rory McIlroy again opted not to play the popular tournament at Bay Hill in Orlando, and Palmer told reporters Wednesday he was surprised.
3. Tseng Oversleeps, Misses Pro-Am and Withdraws From Kia Classic
After officially losing her Rolex No. 1 LPGA ranking, an apologetic Yani Tseng overslept and missed her pro-am tee time. Per LPGA rules, she was forced to withdraw from the Kia Classic as a result.
4. JB Holmes is Once Again on the DL Due to Rollerblading Accident
JB Holmes is expected to miss eight to 12 weeks due to a fractured his ankle suffered from a rollerblading accident on March 9.
5. Watson Changes Ryder Cup Selection Process
Tom Watson sent a shock wave through the golf world Thursday when he announced he would reduce the number of captain’s picks for the 2014 Ryder Cup by one, meaning 9 team spots would be automatically filled based on points.
– The Daily Tee