Mercer Baggs

Editorial Staff

Mercer Baggs is the managing editor for 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

  • 8/23/00 -- The Tiger Trail leads to Akron, Ohio this week for the World Golf Championships NEC Invitational. Just days removed from successfully defending his PGA Championship title, Woods will try to do the same at the Firestone Country Club.

  • Open slammed shut: Tiger completes career Grand Slam at St. Andrews

    It's hard to imagine that Tiger Woods could surpass expectations placed upon his ever-broadening shoulders. Yet he did.

  • 7/22/00 -- Tiger Woods is a cruel man. He gave us hope on Saturday. Then squashed that hope flat.

  • 7/21/00 -- Here we go again. Just as he did at Pebble Beach, Tiger Woods is threatening to run away with the British Open.

  • 7/20/00 -- Ernie Els is trying to turn the tables on Tiger Woods at St. Andrews.

  • 7/19/00 -- He won by 12 at Augusta. He won by 15 at Pebble Beach. Now Tiger Woods is on golf's most sacred ground.

  • Open closed: Woods dominates U.S. Open like none before

    With no peers in the present to battle, Tiger Woods had but one foe on Sunday – history.

  • 6/17/00 -- For the first time this week, the Pebble Beach golf course put up a fight against Tiger Woods in the third round.

  • 6/16/00 -- Twelve hours after play began on Friday, darkness forced its suspension.

  • 6/15/00 -- In symbolic fashion, Tiger Woods left many in the field at the 100th U.S. Open in a haze.