Topgolfgears Morning 9: Bae-umphant! | U.S. Ryder Cuppers’ strokes gained advantage
September 17, 2018
Good Monday morning, golf fans.
1. A veritable Bae-umph!
Sangmoon Bae won the Albertsons Boise Open with a birdie on the final hole for a one-stroke victory in the Web.com Tour Finals event. With the win, he earns his PGA Tour card for 2019.
2. Stanford, finally
AP Report…”Angela Stanford ended her long wait for a first major title when her 3-under 68 was enough to win the Evian Championship by one shot Sunday after long-time leader Amy Olson made double-bogey on the 18th.”
3. A Wu-inner, narrowly
AP report…”Ashun Wu has claimed victory at the KLM Open after Chris Wood squandered a three-shot lead over the closing holes.”
4. An American edge?
Golfweek’s David Dusek took a very interesting look at recent strokes gained data for the U.S. and European Ryder Cup players.
Maybe meaningful, maybe trivial, but certainly interesting. .
5. ANWA questions
The Man out Front with a bit of new information about the ANWA…
6. Heck yeah!
16-year-old amateur Rachel Heck availed herself impressively at the Evian Championship.
And indeed she did. Well played.
7. Gaston’s new gig
An excellent piece from the weekend by Digest’s Ryan Herrington on USC’s acclaimed women’s golf coach’s surprising move.
8. Golf in Puerto Rico bouncing bark
Our Dan Shepherd filed an excellent look at the golf industry in Puerto Rico and its resilience.
9. For your listening pleasure
A confluence of GolfWRX podcasters! Johnny Wunder from GolfWRX’s “The Gear Dive” podcast made his way to the Two Guys Talking Golf studio to talk about PXG’s store opening, interviewing Fred Couples, why he loves golf equipment so much, which of Tiger Woods’ irons he’d want to play from throughout his career, and much much more.