The average number of yards per measured drive. These drives are measured on two holes per round. Care is taken to select two holes which face in opposite directions to counteract the effect of wind. Drives are measured to the point at which they come to rest regardless of whether they are in the fairway … Continue reading 2020 Driving Distance PGA Tour Stats
The Tiger Woods guessing game is over. Woods announced on Thursday morning where he’d make his first official PGA Tour start since play resumed after the COVID stoppage. He plans to tee it up at next week’s Memorial Tournament at Muirfield Village Golf Club in Dublin, Ohio. Woods made the announcement on Twitter … Continue reading Tiger Woods Commits to Playing Next Week’s Memorial Tournament
The decision has loomed for weeks, and the PGA of America made it official Wednesday when it postponed the Ryder Cup and Presidents Cup for a year because of the coronavirus pandemic.
They say beauty is in the eye of the beholder. But when it comes to our course rankings, we keep our panelists to a certain set of parameters in determining a score for our Aesthetics category: How well do the scenic values of the course (including landscaping, vegetation, water features and backdrops) add to the pleasure … Continue reading The 20 Most Beautiful Courses in the United States
Mask wearing in many public places is now the law of the land in California, thanks to action by Gov. Gavin Newsom this week. All Californians must wear face coverings in public or high-risk settings, including while shopping, taking public transit or seeking medical care to help curb the spread of the coronavirus. Here … Continue reading Here’s the Latest on California’s Mandatory Mask Policy
When a putt is a gimme If it’s inside the leather of the putter: Lots of groups call a gimme when a putt stops closer to the hole than the distance from the near lip of the cup to the bottom of the putter grip. It’s a little more than 2 feet. If it’s … Continue reading Rules For Gimme Putts: How Far is Too Far?
Phil Mickelson turned 50 years young on June 16, 2020. We ought to thank Lefty for the distinction in that phrasing, in the youthful enthusiasm he continues to gift us in a professional life that is more an adventure than a career. You could hear Mickelson’s voice belying his age when he talked … Continue reading Phil Mickelson May be 50…But Golf is a Lot More Fun When He’s Not Acting His Age
Justin Thomas shouldn’t quit his day job. The 27-year-old is ranked No. 4 in the world, has 12 PGA Tour wins, a major championship (2017 PGA Championship), $34,419,108 in earnings on Tour and a stellar record in both the Ryder Cup (4-1) and Presidents Cup (6-2-2). That said, whenever he decides to put … Continue reading Justin Thomas Aces Broadcast Debut, Proves He Has Bright Future in TV After Golf
After being forced to cancel the Players Championship after the first round due to the coronavirus outbreak in March, the PGA Tour is set to resume the 2019-20 season next week at the Charles Schwab Challenge in Ft. Worth, Texas. Colonial Country Club, the host venue, is steeped in tradition, with a massive statue … Continue reading Ever Wonder Exactly What is in Your Favorite Tour Pro’s Bag?
It is a story as old as time… Supply & Demand economics! The face of golf changed during the past 3 months. Most courses were closed and generated $0 in revenue over that period. However, once the shelter in place restrictions were eased/lifted, the flood gates opened and golfers flocked by the tens of … Continue reading Where in the Heck Did All of These Golfers Come From?