Henrik Stenson and Phil Mickelson battled in a final round for the ages on Sunday at Royal Troon as the Swede takes his first major championship in historic fashion. How does the Stenson-Mickelson match stand up to the “Duel in the Sun” at Turnberry in 1977? Also, why the R&A did it right when compared to the USGA in course set-up this summer and a look ahead to the RBC Canadian Open.
The season’s third major is here as we take a look at the storylines and contenders at this week’s Open Championship at Royal Troon. We give our picks and also discuss another USGA rules controversy at the U.S. Women’s Open as well as the official Olympic golf roster and today’s announcement that Jordan Spieth won’t be in Rio.