By John Strege
Stories of interest you might have missed
Jason Gore endeared himself to all those watching when he threatened to win the U.S. Open at Pinehurst No. 2 in 2005 before imploding in the final round. Gore recently returned to Pinehurst and reflected on his Open run in this story by Luke DeCock in the Charlotte News-Observer.
Tony Jacklin, elder statesmen, has some advice for Rory McIlroy, who called off his engagement to Caroline Wozniacki earlier this week: "Maybe he needs to try and keep his private life more private,” he said in this Reuters story by Tony Jimenez.
Jose Maria Olazabal won the Masters twice in the ‘90s and is in the World Golf Hall of Fame, yet he still is striving to improve. So where does he look for inspiration? Countryman Miguel Angel Jimenez, according to this story from Tony Jimenez of Reuters.
Jason Day has been missing since aggravating a thumb injury at the Masters, but he intends to play next week in the Memorial at Muirfield Village, where he is a member, Bob Baptist of the Columbus Dispatch reports.
Barry Horn of the Dallas Morning News looks at one life touched by CBS’ David Feherty, a tireless advocate on behalf of the military and co-founder of Troops First Foundation.