The return of Tiger Woods to the golf game has sparked some kind of renewed interest in the game.
And having already set a pace to stay on within the range of leaders heading into the weekend, all was set for his game in the Hero World Challenge where he was paired with Rickie Fowler, another of the sport’s biggest stars.
However, the game on Saturday saw Fowler narrowly avoid a hazard and opt for an unusual approach.
Fowler who is no 12 on the World Rank list sits nine strokes off pace into the final rounds in the Bahamas.
He made his way to the par-four last, on five under for the day.And for the 18th hole on Saturday, he had to get closer to the water than he probably would have hoped for. Read more »
Fowler has been in the news recently talking about how he supports the comeback delay as announced by Tiger Woods.
He feels that Tiger has made a wise decision to delay his comeback so that he can have more time to get back in shape. Woods has announced his comeback recently at the age of forty which has brought back renewed hope among the fans. He suffered an injury after which he has been off the playing circuits. Last month he announced his intention to make a comeback at Safeway Open. However, at the game he was not happy with his form and withdrew his decision.
Fowler has been able to get success for the US team under the vice captainship of the Woods in the Ryder Cup. He has been fourteen times champion in major events himself. He feels that Woods is right to back away from his comeback decision and do it only when he feels in adequate form. Woods has now decided that he would be getting back to the game at the Hero World Challenge that will be held in December. Read more »
The defending champions of Deutsche Bank Championship are mostly tied up with a lot many things and hence they are rarely seen showing up for media day.
However, Rickie Fowler did make an effort by taking the short flight after the PGA Championship on Sunday which took place in Springfield, N.J. at Baltusrol Golf Club.
The champion had achieved his 3rd and the latest victory at TPC Boston during the PGA Tour on the Labor Day. Thereafter, he delighted the media by bringing champagne and also raised his glass thanking them for the stories that they wrote. Fowler said that it was a big achievement for him. He was delighted to receive his first victory in the playoffs. Fowler answered the questions raised by the media and also hit balls with the best target which included an Adirondack chair, a hamburger and the Deutsche Bank Championship Cup. There were many targets which were blown over through the wind, and Fowler managed to hit most of them. He was the first champion who attended the media day after Olin Browne, who achieved victory in the event held in 2005. Read more »
Rising golf pro Rickie Fowler impressed everybody once again with his remarkable swing at recently concluded Masters event that concluded with a 12th place for him.
The 26 year old dapper golfer is into a sport, which unlike most of the sports, enables the players to excel even at a late age. Golf legend Jack Nicklaus triumphed at his last Masters after crossing 45. A lot of players from other sports take to golf post retirement to charge up their competitive thirsts.
The interesting news is that Fowler’s golf is now motivating many pro players from other sports genres.
These include Ryan Sheckler (skateboarder), Evan Geiselman (surfer) & Jeremy McGrath (Supercross rider). Then there was Kelly James, the famous musician. All of them joined Rickie recently at Scottsdale TPC for a few rounds of friendly golf. It seemed that the great players who are doing backflips on the bikes & are not afraid to risk giant waves, hold huge respect for this young golfer & his game.
“It is just incredible to watch somebody trying to perfect his craft”, remarked an amazed Sheckler. Read more »