Saturday Shorts

Everyone is excited about Baltusrol. Well, not yet anyway. Tiger tells Mark Soltau that Baltusrol was "brutal." And not much more. Jason Gore shook off the rust from his week off to shoot a 59 in Nebraska. One more win and his dilemma of playing Nationwide or PGA Tour events the rest of the year becomes a non-issue.

Peter Blais in Golf Business looks at the not-particularly-sexy but important issue of handicap access to golf courses and the ramifications of a Department of Justice inquiry. Rick Arnett at is the latest to take on the sensitive subject better known as Marc O'Hair and offers a unique perspective. Tom Spousta in the USA Today writes about a player debate on spike marks. And finally, David Feherty's mailbag is fun as always, though he's a bit tough on Rory Sabbatini.