There will be only one winner on the Green Mile this week, and we’re not talking about Tom Hanks! Quail Hollow cranks up the ante in preparation for major hosting next year with the Wells Fargo Championship where Rory will be looking to make it a hat trick!
Zurich in Switzerland might be 5,094 miles away from New Orleans in Louisiana, but the insurance company has sure been busy here since Katrina came to visit in 2005. The Zurich Classic of New Orleans begins Thursday, who’ll be flooding the greens with their tears this week?
One of the best books I ever read was a hefty academic paper called ‘Basic Probability Theory’, after reading it I never looked at another roulette table, or chance-based game ever again. The laws of probability were that persuasive it convinced me that golf betting odds aren’t always right. What’s more with a bit of research they are sometimes hedged in the punter’s favour.
The first hole on this Harry Colt design appears to play into one very large, open field. But don’t let that put you off, because some of the finest links further north do likewise. While Alnmouth isn’t a links it very much wants to be and a day’s golf here is as enjoyable as anywhere else.
Have you ever wondered how bad a pro’s putting has to be in order to be be considered, statistically, the worst putter on Tour? I have, and I found out who they are too. Here is the top 10 shittiest putters list from both the PGA and European Tours in 2015 and why I found out.