Column: Woods comparisons aside, Morikawa on his own course
That was the longest such streak since Woods began his career making 25 in a row. Morikawa became a youthful footnote in history at Torrey Pines last year when he was in the same group with Woods. Most notable about his three-shot victory at The Concession against another stacked field was the 24-year-old Morikawa joined Woods as the only players to win a major and a World Golf Championship before turning 25. Rory McIlroy was 25 years and three months when he had two majors and a World Golf Championship, and then he won a third major the following week. He won the PGA Championship at Harding Park by changing his plan as the situation warranted, hitting driver on the reachable par-4 16th to 7 feet for eagle.
Players show support for Tiger Woods as Morikawa wins Workday Championship
The clothes shipped to him never arrived, so Morikawa did the next best thing at the Workday Championship. Just like Woods has done so often, Morikawa forced everyone to catch him. “We’re still playing and we miss him out here, but it was cool just to be a part of that.”After the final round, Woods Tweeted out his appreciation of the support. — Tiger Woods (@TigerWoods) March 1, 2021The inspiration came from Woods. “If there was no Tiger Woods, I just the think the tour and the game of golf in general would be in a worse place.
Morikawa plays a steady hand to win Workday Championship
The clothes shipped to him never arrived, so Morikawa did the next best thing at the Workday Championship. No one did, and his 3-under 69 gave him a three-shot victory for his first World Golf Championship. He became the 24th player to win a major and a World Golf Championship title, and the 24-year-old Californian joined Woods as the only players to win both before turning 25. AdWoods was 23 when he won the first of his 18 World Golf Championships. “If there was no Tiger Woods, I just the think the tour and the game of golf in general would be in a worse place.
Tirico hosting live golf from 1,000 miles away
Tirico is one of many announcers who has had to trade the press box for a home office. Tirico will be in the corner of his office in Michigan, some 1,300 miles away. The soft return of golf includes testing for COVID-19, thermal readings, social distancing and limited access. Rich Lerner from Golf Channel is doing play by play, with NBC analysts Paul Azinger and Gary Koch. You could get a lot of people become Matt Wolff fans if he has the game he showed in Minnesota, Tirico said.