His round may not have ended the way he hoped, but amateur Michael Kim had a thrilling ride at Merion on Saturday.
Webb Simpson was a surprising winner at Olympic last year in the U.S. Open. It's not surprising he's a big fan of Merion, where he will defend his title starting Thursday, writes Farrell Evans.
David Lingmerth didn't pull off the unthinkable at The Players, but that doesn't take anything away from his big week at Sawgrass.
Ian Poulter shot a 7-under par 65 on Thursday to take the first-round lead with all of the afternoon groups still on the golf course. The 36-year-old Englishman had eight birdies and a bogey.
One simple putting tip proved critical for Mark Wilson. The result? His fifth PGA Tour victory at the Humana Challenge on Sunday, writes ESPN.com's Farrell Evans.
Last year, Cog Hill's Dubsdread course was nearly universally panned after renovations. Might that opinion change after this week's BMW Championship?
After the terrorist attacks 10 years ago, Farrell Evans found comfort at the Yale golf course.