From the Rough

Golf without discretion

Archive for April 13th, 2010

Tiger Woods officially commits to play in U.S. Open at Pebble Beach

with one comment

Tiger Woods left the golf world hanging when he told CBS’ Peter Kostis that he wasn’t sure when he’d be back on tour again, and that he’d need to take some time to “re-evaluate” things. Given Woods’ cryptic response, many were left to wonder how long he’d stay away from the game this time around.

Well, the golf world got an answer, as broke the news that Woods was officially committing to play in the U.S. Open at Pebble Beach, June 17-20.

Should he not return to play before then, that would leave roughly two months for him to get his game in order. Read the rest of this entry »


Written by Jonathan Wall

04/13/2010 at 1:52 pm

Posted in Tiger Woods, U.S. Open

Just how bad is Anthony Kim’s thumb injury?

with 3 comments

You wouldn’t know if from the way Anthony Kim was lashing at the ball for the last two weeks, but the 10th ranked player in the World Golf Rankings has a thumb injury that’s been bothering him for almost 16 months.

Given his stellar play in the final round of the Masters, coupled with his victory the week before in Houston, one would have to assume the injury isn’t hampering his game. But if Kim’s comments over the weekend are any indication the injury — what Kim called a “torn ligament in my left thumb” — is definitely something that’s on his mind.

“It’s definitely uncomfortable and something I didn’t want to talk about,” Kim said. “I’ve had plenty of injuries and they have been well documented and I don’t want another one to talk about. Read the rest of this entry »

Written by Jonathan Wall

04/13/2010 at 11:31 am