The opinions are rolling in before the US Open, which starts on Monday, and John McEnroe is putting his money on the defending champion, Andy Murray.
There may have been a few tired faces in the European team on Monday morning when the Solheim Cup winners rose at 8.
Rafael Nadal, talking from considerable experience, reckons Andy Murray will find it easier to win a second US Open title this year than he did the first one 12 months ago – although he was happy enough to move ahead of his friend to No2 in the world by winning the Cincinnati Open.
If you are one of those people who believes it is only right and proper that the US PGA rulebook should trump all documents, including the US constitution, then you will be delighted by reports that Lee Westwood's recent tweetathon is likely to earn him an automatic fine of several thousand dollars.
Rory McIlroy left Rochester on Sunday night with a financial boost of $206,250 but the more meaningful one was for the 24-year-old's confidence.
This was not in the Tiger Woods script.
On Thursday night, the Washington Redskins played their first preseason game, beating the Tennessee Titans 22-21.
If the adage about a door breaking down the longer you knock at it is true, Lee Westwood will end his major drought.
Tiger Woods has admitted the chase for a 15th major championship has proved tougher than his pursuit of any other.
At some point English golf must turn its attention towards a new generation.
Michael Vick has signed for another year with the Philadelphia Eagles, although the team's new head coach, Chip Kelly, has said that the quarterback will face competition for a starting berth from the second-year pro Nick Foles.
Somewhere there's a casual sports fan who is still adjusting to the end of the NFL season.
The disgraced former Tour de France champion Lance Armstrong remains under active criminal investigation by US federal agents, according to the American broadcaster ABC News.