Cameron Smith ignores history and takes lead at Memorial
Cameron Smith believes he is playing the best golf of his life, and it shows. Smith elicited one of the loudest cheers of a glorious afternoon Friday at Muirfield Village — another anomaly for this weather-plagued tournament — when he holed out with a downhill chip from beyond the green on the par-3 12th that carried him to a 3-under 69. “I think I'm just happy with the way I stuck in there,” Smith said.news.yahoo.com
Smith has 1 iffy swing, nightmarish finish at Masters
Cameron Smith closed his eyes once, closed them twice, then let his club slip from his right hand. Before Smith's tee shot on the 12th hole during the final round of the Masters splashed into Rae's Creek — taking the 28-year-old Australian's hopes of winning his first major along with it — he was already looking away in disgust. Another iffy pitch and two putts later, he tapped in for a triple bogey that dropped him six shots back of eventual champion Scottie Scheffler.news.yahoo.com
Charting golfers with area ties entering Monday’s final round at The Players
Normally, it's the final round of The Players Championship, but weather postponements made Sunday cut day at TPC Sawgrass. The tournament had nearly a dozen golfers in the field with local ties to the area. How did those local golfers fare?
'Mad Mike' will try to launch his steam rocket again for 'Homemade Astronauts' TV show
'Mad' Mike Hughes stands beside his rocket in his roadside launch area near Amboy, California on Nov. 27, 2017. Hughes aims to launch to high highest altitude ever this upcoming Sunday, Aug. 11. Saturday, "Mad" Mike Hughes, with the help of his partner Waldo Stakes, will try (after a couple of close-call attempts) to reach 5,000 feet (1.5 km) in the air while riding his steam-powered rocket. Related: 'Mad' Mike's Steam Rocket Grounded by Craigslist Water HeaterOne of the other two teams is led by Ky Michaelson, described by the Science Channel as the "real-life 'Rocketman,'" is the first civilian to ever build and launch a crewless rocket to space. He hopes to become the first civilian to both build and successfully launch a crewed craft to space.space.com