HITTIN’ THE LINKS: US OPEN EDITION

It seems like four times every year, Ken Pom tackles golf. Once again, he came up with some pretty good stuff. Worth a read:

Best seasons by Age

How many majors will Rory McIlroy win?
The Case for Tiger Woods

I completely agree with his thoughts on Tiger, provided Tiger wants to work as hard as he did when he was dominating. I don’t think that has been the case outside of majors the last few years.

And finally, here’s an old post I did on major championship pressure. I heard that the 54-hole leader hasn’t broken 70 in the final round in the last 13 majors. That’s not as intimidating as it sounds since most major courses play to around 74 or 75 strokes, but there still seems to be a pretty big pressure factor:

Final round pressure

Will have my preview up later tonight.

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