Tiger Woods isn’t in the field this week at the WGC-Mexico Championship, so he won’t get to see the new plaque installed to commemorate his bunker shot from last year’s event at Chapultepec Golf Club.
Here are a few things I know to be true: First, any writer who makes predictions will inevitably have those predictions thrown in his face if and when they turn out to wrong. I have some … intense personal experience with this. Putting yourself on the line with something concrete is just bad business. Second, if … Continue reading Presidents Day Premonition | 10 Wild & Outlandish Predictions for Professional Golf in 2020
Breaking 80 is that seemingly mythical standard that every golfer respects, no matter how many times they may have done it. But unfortunately for many golfers trying to reach that goal, they focus so much on the number itself that they lose sight of the actual steps required.
Making a memorable return to the Olympics in 2016 after an 112-year absence, golf will be part of the Summer Games again this July in Tokyo. Both the men’s and women’s Olympic competitions will be 72-hole stroke-play tournaments held at Kasumigaseki Country Club in Kasahata, Saitama, Japan, about 35 miles northwest of downtown Tokyo. As was the … Continue reading Olympic Golf 2020: How Players Qualify to Compete in Tokyo (And the Latest Rankings)
On Tuesday before the 2020 Farmers Insurance Open at Torrey Pines, I had the pleasure of taking in-hand photos of Tiger Woods’ golf clubs. While I have taken photos of his equipment before, I made sure to pay extra close attention this time to the smaller details.
Caddies are pretty trustworthy, for the most part. Getting one to help navigate your way around a difficult track could shave a handful of strokes off your round. They know the course like the back of their hand, so it’s not difficult to trust everything they say.
A lot of great things happened in 2019 for which golf fans should be thankful, from Tiger Woods winning the Masters to Phil Mickelson taking over Twitter. Conversely, there were a lot of things certain players and people associated with the sport would like you to forget about. Unfortunately for them, though, this list exists! And while these … Continue reading Matt Kuchar, Sergio Garcia and the rest of golf’s biggest turkeys from 2019
After missing a short birdie putt that lost him the third playoff hole at Open de Argentina over the weekend, PGA Tour golfer Brandon Matthews was visibly upset. What made matters worse was that the miss came as a fan yelled during his backswing–a no-no in golf when it comes to etiquette.
Remember overdrafting while you waited for your next paycheck to come — that was the worst, am I right? You’d be short on cash and your bank would get its revenge by helping itself to $35 of all that money you didn’t have.
In the wake of the revelation that longtime CBS golf broadcasters Peter Kostis and Gary McCord would not have their contracts renewed, Kostis has not spoken publicly about it, other than to offer a statement that expressed his thanks to the many people he worked alongside over the course of his near-30 year career.