The Daily: Lexi Thompson’s Game Face, Beer Tip from ‘Beef’, More


In today’s edition of The Daily we look at the Women’s Golf Competition at The Olympics down in Rio, the workout of gold medal winner Justin Rose, an update of the Schwab’s Cup standings on the Champions Tour, a look at the Tour, and more.

Champions Tour Update

The Champions Tour is off this week, after last week’s Senior U.S. Open at Scioto Country Club. They will be back in action on August 26-28 for the Boeing Classic.

Schwab Cup Update:
1. Bernhard Langer $1,784,659
2. Miguel Angel Jimenez $1,304,362
3. Joe Durant $1,142,112
4, Gene Sauers $1,012,449
5. Woody Austin $945,068 Tour Update

What? New Sentinel Open presented by Pilot

Where? Fox Den Country Club in Knoxville, TN

Purse? $550,000

Recognizable Names in the Field: Erik Axley, Jonathan Byrd, Rudolfo Cabaubon, Ben Curtis, James Driscoll, Mathew Goggin, Justin Hicks, John Mallinger, Len Mattiace, Ted Potter Jr, Seamus Power, Jim Renner, John Rollins, Josh Teater, Casey Wittenberg

The 25 (top 25 on money list gets Tour Card)
Current Last Three In: 23. Xander Schauffele ($143,616), 24. Stephan Jaeger ($141,292), 25. Grayson Murray ($136,958)
Current First Three Out: 26. Matt Atkins (133,218), 27. Kevin Tway ($132,796), 28. Bhavik Patel ($130,572)

You Don’t Know If You Don’t Try

Several players liked this tweet from John Tillery. Apparently someone is looking for tix to the Wyndham Championship.

National Pride

The story of Aditi Ashok is trending in India. Ashok is the youngest player in the golf competition field, both men and women.

Don’t Sign Me Up!

Volunteers going above and beyond at Olympic Golf.

Game Face of the Day

Lexi Thompson is ready for round 2. She went -3 in round one.

Not the Shot of the Day

Japan’s Haru Nomura had a lapse in concentration while attempting a backhanded tap-in. An embarrassing mistake she is unlikely to make again.

Workout of the Day

Olympic Gold medalist Justin Rose, one of the more fitness-devoted players on Tour, building up his functional strength with a kettle bell.

‘Beef Golf Post of the Day

A beer recommendation from a guy who knows a thing or two on the subject:


Adidas Climacool Sport Block Polo from Golf Galaxy. Perfect time for a U.S.A. polo with the first Olympic golf action in over a century!


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