Carlos Torres will be joined by European Guru Kieran Clark, filling-in for a traveling Fred Altvater, to check-in the world of golf to bringing you the latest news, insight, analysis, interviews, recaps and previews.
Golf made a triumphant return to The Olympics after 112 years, and Justin Rose captured Gold after a duel with Henrik Stenson. On The Weekend Backspin, they’ll bring you every detail and storyline on the tournament. They will also recap the results of the US Senior Open, John Deere Classic and the Price Cutter Charity Championship.
On Wednesday, the Ladies make their debut in Olympic Golf, and on The Practice Range, they will give you a wall-to-wall preview of the tournament, the field, and what to expect after the successful men’s tournament.
The Par-5 News bring you a NY Post article that calls Tiger Woods’ amateur career a sham; Barack Obama plays golf with NBA stars; Julie Inkster names Solheim Cup assistant vice-captains; US Senior Open rain delays forced Chip Lutz to withdraw from US Amateur this week; and Robert Allenby arrested in Illinois.
There will be two Very Important Guests (VIGs) of the Week, former Nike staffer John Cook and USGA Media Director Pete Kowalski.