On her first shot, A Lim Kim claimed her first major championship, getting birdies on the last three holes to take the 2020 U.S. Women’s Open and the $1 million winner’s check with it. At Cypress Hill, Jin Young Ko and Amy Olson equally claimed second place, and both ladies will take home $487,286 for their hard work for the week. Here is a look at how much each player took home from the total prize of $5.5 million in the 2020 U.S. Women’s Open. 1, A Lim Kim, -3, $1,000,000 T-2, Jin Young Ko, -2, $487,286 T-2, Amy Olson, -2, $487,286 4, Hinako Shibuno, -1, $266,779 5, Megan Khang, … Read more
Golf fans were in awe as Bryson DeChambeau displayed exceptional performance in 2020, however this week it was the turn of the Californian to be amazed as the reigning World Long Drive champion Kyle Berkshire pushed the limits with an 8-iron. DeChambeau watched Berkshire pull off the amazing feat of hitting his 8-iron 302-yards in an Instagram video, which included a 290-yard carry and a ball speed of 169.4 mph. Watch the astonishing strike below: View this post on Instagram A post shared by Golf menswear and fashion (@canarygolf) The 302-yard 8-iron is farther than the average drive on the PGA Tour, and over 130 yards further than the average pro hits his 8-iron, as DeChambeau correctly points in the video. Berkshire took the world record ball speed at 228 mph for a drive he attained at the 2019 World Long Drive Championship, and struck a spectacular 260-yards with his lob wedge earlier this year.
Renewed golf instructor Sean Foley recalls his tenure as Tiger Woods’ swing coach, and the Canadian said that he thinks he may have over-coached Woods at the time. Foley continued working together with Woods from August 2010 to 2014 and realized that at the time, he thought that he had prioritized efficient technique too much. … Read more