Mercer Baggs

Editorial Staff

Mercer Baggs is the managing editor for GolfChannel.com. A graduate from the University of Georgia, he has been covering the sport, writing commentary and features for both on-air and online, since 1996. Baggs is a multiple award winner from the Golf Writers’ Association of America.

ARTICLES BY Mercer Baggs

  • 10/8/00 -- Lee Westwood takes a slight advantage over Colin Montgomerie into the second 18 holes of the Cisco World Match Play final on Monday morning.

  • 10/8/00 -- The 4th biennial Presidents Cup matches get underway Oct. 19th at the Robert Trent Jones Golf Club in Lake Manassas, Va., where the United States will once again be looking to use the home course to their advantage.

  • 10/8/00 -- David Toms defeated Mike Weir in sudden-death at the Michelob Championship in Williamsburg, Va. Toms sank a five-foot par putt on the first extra hole to capture his fourth-career PGA Tour title, and secure a spot at the season-ending Tour Championship.

  • 10/7/00 -- Darkness officially gets the blame for suspending semi-final play at the Cisco World Match Play championship, but rain was the true culprit Saturday in Surrey, England.

  • 10/7/00 -- Bradley Hughes couldn't have started any worse, or finished much better than he did on Saturday. Leading by three strokes as the day began, Hughes bogeyed his first four holes, but birdied four of his last five to maintain a one-shot lead over three others at the Michelob Championship

  • 10/6/00 -- Bradley Hughes was desperate. His PGA Tour card in jeopardy. He tried everything he could think of to turn around his game. Then, two weeks ago he switched golf balls.

  • 10/6/00 -- Darren Clarke survived a scare from a three-time Masters winner, but he couldn't get past the reigning Augusta champion.

  • 10/5/00 -- Padraig Harrington, Sergio Garcia and Retief Goosen all advanced into the second round of the Cisco World Match Play at the Wentworth Club in Surrey, England.

  • 10/5/00 -- J.P. Hayes has never won the Michelob Championship, yet he still has quite a fondness for the Kingsmill Golf Club's River Course.

  • 10/4/00 -- One year ago, Notah Begay captured his second PGA Tour title of the season by defeating Tom Byrum in a playoff at the Michelob Championship. Since then, the two have been traveling down entirely different paths.