You’ve got your clubs, spikes, tees, and balls, so where should you go to test out your swing? South Florida is a virtual golf mecca thanks to the superb weather and the sheer number of courses. But there are a few you must play if you’re going to call yourself a golfer in South Florida.
Golfing continues to increase in popularity for everyone from the blue-collar to the wealthy, from novices to seasoned professionals. Miami’s most fantastic courses come with a side of wonderful weather and scenic beauty, but they’re not limited to private country clubs only. Miami offers outstanding options that provide fun, challenging and public greens, and these are the best.
Matt Kuchar knows all about the prestige and the perks of winning The Players Championship. The richest payoff in golf. A three-year exemption to the Masters, U.S. Open and British Open.
Phil Mickelson loved golf before he was old enough to walk and swing a club. It took him on a thrilling ride of major championships and a few spectacular crashes, eventually leading to his induction Monday night into the World Golf Hall of Fame.
Bubba Watson wins the Masters, beating Louis Oosthuizen on the second hole of a playoff.
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.
Justin Rose closed with a 2-under 70 Sunday to win the Cadillac Championship at Doral, after a dramatic departure by Tiger Woods in the middle of the round due to a leg injury that could leave his appearance at The Masters questionable.
Bubba Watson regained his lead about the time he was losing control with his tee shots. He still wound up with a 5-under 67 on Saturday and a three-shot lead in the Cadillac Championship.