Collin Morikawa jumped out to an early lead at the Memorial Tournament presented by Nationwide, doing so with a 'new' putter in the bag.
The 24-year-old has had a rough spell on the greens, finishing 2020 ranked 128h in Strokes Gained: Putting. He’s 180th in that statistic this season.
The Californian has been using a TaylorMade Spider FCG mallet-style putter, along with a ‘Saw’ grip he learned from Mark O’Meara, for much of this year, but in search of a change of fortunes on the greens, Morikawa has now switched back to a blade-style putter. He used a blade-style coming out of college and in last year’s win at Muirfield Village, at the Workday Charity Open. He added a SuperStroke grip and adjusted the loft on his blade this time.
Check out the best shots of the day from round 1 of the 2021 Memorial Tournament presented by Nationwide, featuring Xander Schauffele, Jordan Spieth and Collin Morikawa who turned in a Thursday-low 6-under 66 to lead the field by one stroke before play was suspended due to inclement weather at Muirfield Village Golf Club.
With Jack Nicklaus's Memorial being held this week at his famed Muirfield Village Golf Club in Dublin, Ohio, I’ve been reflecting on some of the best tips and secrets
I’ve heard over the years from one of the best of all time. Like many 40-plus year old golfers, books like Jack's Golf My Way were required reading for me. To this day, I still turn to some of the countless tips and concepts I learned from Jack.
One of Jack's most simple yet powerful tips is the idea of the head staying steady both at address, as we move back to the top and especially down and through impact.
Check out the top shots of the week from the 2021 Charles Schwab Challenge, featuring Tony Finau, Sergio Garcia, Jordan Spieth and Jason Kokrak, who claimed his second win of the season and of his PGA TOUR career at Colonial Country Club.
For the first time in its illustrious history, The Olympic Club in San Francisco will host the world’s best female golfers as they compete at this week’s U.S. Women’s Open, conducted by the United States Golf Association. The field of 156 players will battle for a $5.5 million purse, the largest purse in women’s golf history, and one player will earn the coveted title of U.S. Women’s Open champion.
NBCUniversal will present more than 26 hours of live coverage across NBC, GOLF Channel and Peacock.