USGA Course Setup Issue Looms at Pebble Beach… As It Does Every US Open

The United States Open. It is referred to as “the toughest test in golf” played annually on the most difficult courses across America, set up in the hardest way possible. As a fan it’s electric. Seeing players flub approaches out of the rough, have putts go off the green and down slopes 30 yards from … Continue reading USGA Course Setup Issue Looms at Pebble Beach… As It Does Every US Open

Abbotsford, BC Ready for a Big Weekend from Adam Hadwin and Nick Taylor

The odds of two golfers growing up on the same golf course at the same time and ending up as winners on the PGA Tour can’t even be calculated. It seems nearly impossible, especially in Canada where we don’t have the luxury of playing the sport all 12 months of the year.  But that’s exactly … Continue reading Abbotsford, BC Ready for a Big Weekend from Adam Hadwin and Nick Taylor

With Time Ticking Down Graeme McDowell eyes Open Championship Spot at his Home Course

His brother has worked there for over 20 years. He has played the course over 500 times. But come July, none of that will matter to Graeme McDowell if he doesn’t get into the Open Championship at Royal Portrush, the course he grew up on and knows so well. As of this moment Graeme has … Continue reading With Time Ticking Down Graeme McDowell eyes Open Championship Spot at his Home Course

Is the Revamped Canadian Open a Perfect Test for Next Week’s US Open? Or A Swing-and-miss?

It may be our national open but prior to this year it occupied arguably the worst spot on the PGA Tour’s summer schedule: the week after the Open Championship. Not only would players be exhausted from the gruelling task that is a major championship, they would also be dealing with the time change, jet lag, … Continue reading Is the Revamped Canadian Open a Perfect Test for Next Week’s US Open? Or A Swing-and-miss?

Corey Conners on The Masters, Malory’s Fame, The Leafs & More

Corey Conners nearly did the unthinkable last weekend. After earning his first PGA Tour victory in Texas the week prior to qualify for The Masters, Corey continued his strong play by taking the early clubhouse lead in the opening round at Augusta. His game held up over the first three rounds but inevitably the exhaustion … Continue reading Corey Conners on The Masters, Malory’s Fame, The Leafs & More

Corey Conners is now a PGA Tour Winner. But He’s An Even Better Person

I pressed stop on my Iphone’s voice recorder and looked down to make sure the interview had been captured in its entirety. It had. As I plugged my headphones in to listen back, I heard a voice from over my shoulder, “You goin' to the clubhouse?” It was Corey Conners. He had just finished up … Continue reading Corey Conners is now a PGA Tour Winner. But He’s An Even Better Person

“Playing 7 of last 9 last year was too much.” + 8 other takeaways from Tiger Woods’ Presser this morning

On Ranking his 2018 Season "The most rewarding. There was a point where I didn't know if I'd ever do this again." "Going into '18, it was let's see if I can get through the West Coast. Now I know I can do that and manage and make sure I'm fresh." On his schedule last … Continue reading “Playing 7 of last 9 last year was too much.” + 8 other takeaways from Tiger Woods’ Presser this morning

Inside the Pod — Episode 44 –Talkin’ Snedeker, Ryder Cup, Playoffs, Tiger & More

https://soundcloud.com/rj-mccullough-868287311/teeing-off-ep-44-w-evan-sheldon Friend and fellow golf-nut Evan Sheldon joined me this week on Teeing Off. We discussed a number of topics and had a healthy debate on quite a few of them. Here's what we discussed: SEGMENT 1 Brandt Snedeker opens with 59 and goes wire-to-wire to win the Wyndham Is this enough to earn him … Continue reading Inside the Pod — Episode 44 –Talkin’ Snedeker, Ryder Cup, Playoffs, Tiger & More

Inside the Pod — What’s in Episode 42 of Teeing Off

https://soundcloud.com/rj-mccullough-868287311/teeing-off-ep-42-w-danielle-kang-adam-stanley I haven't been as active with my podcast in the last month or so as I'd have liked. It wasn't because I was on vacation or just taking a month off, though. Unfortunately on the afternoon of June 25th, as I pulled into my hotel near Chicago, Illinois, I got some bad news. I … Continue reading Inside the Pod — What’s in Episode 42 of Teeing Off

Teen phenom Joaquin Niemann surges up the Canadian Open leaderboard looking for 1st win

"The one thing I just need, maybe, is to win a tournament and get into the Playoffs." Pretty high hopes for a 19-year old from Chile. But when you've been the #1 ranked amateur in the world, then start your PGA Tour career with three top-tens in your first five starts, and earn full PGA … Continue reading Teen phenom Joaquin Niemann surges up the Canadian Open leaderboard looking for 1st win