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Jordan Spieth’s favorite book? “The Cat in the Hat.” Rickie Fowler’s favorite gadget? “Mophie, to jack up my phone battery.” Jason Day’s drink of choice? “I never miss the chance to order a Moscow Mule at the Society Lounge in Cleveland.” Christopher Ross of the Wall Street Journal conducts a Q&A with the three golfers.
“As if Europe needs a rallying call to win an unprecedented third Solheim Cup in succession, the story of Melissa Reid and her family returning to the country of their deepest tragedy will provide an emotional source of inspiration,” James Corrigan of the Telegraph writes. Reid’s mother Joy was killed in an automobile accident three years ago in Munich.
And the winner of the inaugural Greg Norman Medal awarded to the best Australian golfer, male or female, is…We don’t know officially, but it’s likely a foregone conclusion, Rupert Guinness of the Sydney Morning Herald writes. “Norman…laughed when asked if he had a tip for the first winner. Norman then replied: ‘I do but I can't say it,’ but agreed when pressed that [Jason] Day has had a great year.” The award is sponsored by the PGA of Australia and the Australia Ladies Professional Golf Tour.