Back 9 Report: Judy Rankin answers Rory McIlroy critics
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Back 9 Report: Judy Rankin answers Rory McIlroy critics

CHASKA, MN - OCTOBER 01: Rory McIlroy of Europe reacts to a member of the crowd while walking to the 12th tee during afternoon fourball matches of the 2016 Ryder Cup at Hazeltine National Golf Club on October 1, 2016 in Chaska, Minnesota. (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)

On this week's Back 9 Report, European golf guru Kieran Clark fills in for Fred Altvater to join Carlos Torres and bring his immense knowledge to the show.

Topics covered include:

  • the English Golf Union is reaping benefits
  • the Koepka brothers will team up in New Orleans
  • Judy Rankin answers Rory McIlroy critics
  • Hall of Fame member Betsy King is more than just a golfer

Plus a report on a woman who quit playing golf and turned to writing about it!

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