Articles from the Scott Michaux section archive

Saturday, July 18, 2015

Michaux: St. Andrews is much more than golf

ST. ANDREWS, Scotland — There are few places in the world than St. Andrews that are better to spend 10 hours of a glorious sunny day in a weather delay.
By Scott Michaux

Thursday, July 16, 2015

Michaux: Johnson, Spieth meet in playoff that never was

ST. ANDREWS, Scotland - What the USGA and Chambers Bay couldn't produce, the R&A and St. Andrews provided Thursday - the playoff that wasn't.
By Scott Michaux

Wednesday, July 15, 2015

Michaux: Win in Scotland won't be a breeze for Spieth

Whether or not Jordan Spieth - or anyone else who ever comes to the British Open with a chance - can advance his Grand Slam quest depends largely on something entirely out of his own hands - weather.
By Scott Michaux

Watson says 2016 Masters will be his last

ST. ANDREWS, Scotland - Tom Watson may or may not be playing his final Open Championship this week, but there's no doubt that 2016 will be his last Masters Tournament.
By Scott Michaux

Tuesday, July 14, 2015

Michaux: Odds are an American will hoist the Claret Jug

ST. ANDREWS, Scotland - With Rory McIlroy riding out the Open Championship, the 144th installment of the world's oldest major is skewing a lot more American than British.

Saturday, July 11, 2015

Michaux: After battle with shark, Spieth looks to reel in third major

In case you missed it, golf's new man of the year - Jordan Spieth - had an eventful vacation after adding the U.S. Open trophy to his Masters Tournament green jacket.
By Scott Michaux

Thursday, July 9, 2015

Michaux: Kisner moving closer to first PGA Tour win

Kevin Kisner's clutch play on Sundays has him knocking on the door of his first PGA Tour victory.
By Scott Michaux

Monday, July 6, 2015

Michaux: McIlroy's injury a summer bummer

In the tweet heard round the golf world Monday, there was Rory McIlroy leaning on crutches with his left ankle encased in some Star Wars storm trooper boot. The words accompanying the photo were ...
By Scott Michaux

Saturday, July 4, 2015

Michaux: Spieth knows what he's doing

By playing in this weeks' John Deere Classic instead of going to the British Open early, Jordan Spieth is showing us that loyalty is one of the primary elements of his makeup.
By Scott Michaux

Thursday, July 2, 2015

Michaux: Sports voices prominent on flag issue

Head ball coach Steve Spurrier and his University of South Carolina coaching brethren have spoken up in support of their governor. NASCAR chairman Brian France has weighed in emphatically.
By Scott Michaux

Tuesday, June 30, 2015

Michaux: Mickelson's best scrambling skills will be required

Phil Mickelson's best scrambling skills will be required to avoid a tarnished reputation.
By Scott Michaux

Saturday, June 27, 2015

Michaux: There's a reason why the U.S. women's soccer team is so strong

The talented U.S. women's soccer illustrates how much farther our country is on the gender equality spectrum.
By Soctt Michaux

Thursday, June 25, 2015

Michaux: Can Serena, Spieth complete Grand Slams?

This is the "Summer of Slam," with the only two substantive questions to be answered in the next couple months being whether Jordan Spieth and Serena Williams can finish off the elusive calendar ...
By Scott Michaux

Tuesday, June 23, 2015

Heartbreak makes Johnson a sympathetic figure

Dustin Johnson's astonishing three-putt that ended the U.S. Open at Chambers Bay was one of the most painful finishes in golf history. Even if you were rooting for someone else, it was impossible ...
By Scott Michaux

Sunday, June 21, 2015

Michaux: Crazy week at U.S. Open sees even more bizarre finish

What just happened out here? History just barged through the back door.
By Scott Michaux

Saturday, June 20, 2015

Michaux: Woods' woes are a sad tale among intriguing stories

The sadness at Chambers Bay comes from seeing the once incomparable Tiger Woods reduced to being compared unfavorably to relative hacks.
By Scott Michaux

Thursday, June 18, 2015

NeSmith shrugs off rough finish in U.S. Open

UNIVERSITY PARK, Wash - North Augusta's Matt NeSmith was nothing but positive about his experience so far at Chambers Bay, even if his 6-over-over 76 left him a long way from even making the cut ...
By Scott Michaux

Wednesday, June 17, 2015

Kisner is all business in his U.S. Open return

UNIVERSITY PARK, Wash. - Kevin Kisner's major championship debut in last year's U.S. Open was all about family. His return is all about business.

Tuesday, June 16, 2015

Michaux: Mickelson takes second shot at career grand slam

Phil Mickelson, at age 45, doesn't feel like time is running out for him to complete the career grand slam.
By Scott Michaux

Saturday, June 6, 2015

Corrupt culture of FIFA must change

It's one thing to punish the FIFA brass who corrupted the system. Now it's time to change the culture of systemic corruption.
By Scott Michaux

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