After Rory McIlroy’s dad cashed in over the weekend, let’s look at 5 crazy sports bets that worked.
Rory McIlroy’s father hit big on a bet they placed on young Rory ten years ago.
Chris discusses the happenings over the weekend regarding Russia’s involvement in a rocket attack that downed a Malaysian Airlines plane last week and Israel’s invasion into Gaza, as well as Rory McIlroy stating he is “proud of himself” following his win at the British Open. He talks to Jeff Roe and Chaka Fattah Jr. on the Monday Morning Matchup at 7:00 and Phillies Manager Ryne Sandberg at 8:20.
The 114th US Open at Pinehurst has concluded and Martin Kaymer won by 8 shots (9-under). While he may have won the $8 million purse, his play didn’t speak louder than some of his opponents’ pants.
We’re visiting the golf world in this week’s That Thing You Missed, how Rory McIlroy’s messy breakup turned into success, another stroke of bad luck for Pablo Larrazabal, the newest women’s U.S. Open player is only eleven and Bubba Watson is up to his old tricks again.
Tiger Woods, McIlroy and Scott will play together the opening two rounds of the U.S. Open next week at Merion.
Rory McIlroy has been voted PGA Tour player of the year.
Tiger Woods had another disappointing performance in this weekend’s PGA Championship.
What to look for during this weekend’s US Open.
Rickie Fowler finally picked up his first PGA Tour win Sunday in what might be the start of a rivalry for years to come.
20 years after Fred Couples won The Masters in 1992, the 52-year-old finds himself tied for the lead with Jason Dufner at 5 under. When a reporter asked Couples if he thinks he can win, he replied with no hesitation, “yes, I feel I can!”
England, South Africa, Sweden, Scotland, Spain, Italy and USA… it’s an international leaderboard after the first round of The Masters.
CBS will be covering the final rounds of the 2012 Masters Tournament on Saturday, April 7th and Sunday, April 8th. The following golfers are who I believe to be the top 6 contenders to compete this week.
The PGA Championship is this year’s final major and without the presence of a dominant player in the field, the player with the best fortune during the week will be the most likely winner.
Rory McIlroy has struggled on the European Tour since winning the U.S. Open, but he is now returning to the United States and looks to make a run at the Bridgestone Invitational and PGA Championship.