Quin, I’ve got my eye on England’s David Howell, who is about the hottest golfer in the world right now — he has won twice in the last month, if I’m not mistaken. He is currently ranked #10 in the world.
Some thoughts: Tiger may play a lot less after the death of his father. Maybe not as little as Hogan after the car accident, but no more than, say, 15 times a year, PGA minimum requirements be damned.
Mickelson displayed an awesome amount of confidence last week at Westchester, obviously playing for the practice, as though he were somewhere else, experimenting, not really caring what he scored.
A nightmare TV Sunday: Retief Goosen and Jeff Maggert, the world’s two dullest golfers, in the final group.
Mickelson remarked in an interview that the course was set up to play in hot, calm weather, but that, if the wind blew, “This place is going to get unplayable.”
If Tiger really wants the title, and I’ve got to believe he wants it as much or more as he’s ever wanted any title, and he has all his powers together, nobody’s going to touch him.