BRYSON DeCHAMBEAU smashed Tiger Woods’ 15-year-old long drive record as he won his first tournament since his amazing body transformation. The monster-hitting American packed on 42 lbs of muscle after pumping iron and gorging on 3,500 calories a day. DeChambeau’s big hitting has him third on the list of longest drives so far this … Continue reading Bryson SMASHES Tiger’s Long-Drive Record
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 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?
This golf club has been open since 1978, and a lot has changed… Stories of a rocky course with little grass and a trailer for a clubhouse were facts until once upon a time enough money was collected and bought by American Golf and transformed from Tularcitos Golf and Country Club to Summitpointe Golf Club. … Continue reading Summitpointe Course Review