Moore: Jon Rahm, Phil Mickelson battle in Waste Management Phoenix Open first round
Golf comes with style at the Waste Management Phoenix Open.
The pairings have subtext. The play is intense. And the fans strike a balance between savvy and sauced up.
Bill Hass jumped out to an early lead Thursday at TPC Scottsdale, shooting 7-under (64), and 10 other players were within three shots.
But zoom in on the 16th, “the most exciting hole on the PGA Tour,” where 16,000 fans packed into the grandstands, boozing and bellowing, cheering and chugging.
Jon Rahm recognized the opportunity to blend spectacle with sport and swapped his hat for a headband that would have given Sylvester... read more
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