Another gloomy, overcast day. Except this one included rain. Lots of rain. On a positive note I was able to find the media lot on my first try today. Nailed it. Once arriving to the course I had a plan: interview as many golfers as possible. I had my list of 28 players I had … Continue reading Wednesday at the Canadian Open
Course: Hamilton G&CCLength: 6967 Yards Par: 70Field: 156Cut: Top-70 and Ties It may be overshadowed by the Toronto Raptors being in the NBA finals but this is a big week in Canada. After moving to a new spot on the schedule and relocating from Glen Abbey in Oakville to Hamilton G&CC in, well, Hamilton, the event … Continue reading Who Will Win the Canadian Open?
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?
TOURNAMENT WGC - HSBC Champions Fourth of four WGC events in 2018 calendar year Final leg of Asian swing Third straight week with no cut Purse -- $10 Million PREVIOUS WINNERS Last year Dustin Johnson entered the final round with a six stroke lead and nine fingers firmly wrapped around the winners trophy. 18 birdie-less … Continue reading Tuesday Teaser — WGC – HSBC Champions — Preview
First off, this is all speculation at this point. However, it's 2018. You can't be famous and remove photos of your significant other, and not have the internet make a big deal out of it. Insert Paulina Gretzky and Dustin Johnson. Despite the couple having two young kids together: Tatum, three, and one year old … Continue reading Did DJ and Paulina break up? Is Yassie Safai the reason?
By my count, there are 16 marquee names in the field at the RBC Canadian Open this week. Considering it's the week after a major, on another continent no less, and that number is actually pretty good. Fortunately for us Canadians in attendance, and all of those who will tune in over the weekend, the … Continue reading Star players contending through halfway point at Canadian Open — Who made the cut & who’s going home?
We've heard it a million times. It's the week or two before a major and all the players are talking about, is how they're ramping up for the big event. But what about after a major? In an attempt to delve deeper into the mindset of a professional golfer, I asked six PGA Tour pros at … Continue reading The Mindset of a PGA Tour Pro, the Week After a Major
It was 1977 the first time Glen Abbey hosted the Canadian Open. The winner, Lee Trevino, can still remember every single hole on the course. A course that's quite different now than it was then, something his retelling makes abundantly clear. "The 9th hole was a very difficult hole for us short hitters, because it … Continue reading PGA Tour Pros give their best memories of Glen Abbey
There was a lot of good golf played over the first two days at Carnoustie. Big names like Tommy Fleetwood, Rory McIlroy, Jordan Spieth and Rickie Fowler are in the hunt, while guys like Tiger and Phil are within striking distance. There was also a lot of, well, not so good golf played too. Below … Continue reading Five Worst Missed-Cuts at The Open Championship
Woke up this morning in a cold sweat. Turns out, the blankets in the South are really thin, and putting your fan on full blast isn't a smart idea. Live and learn. A shower, some eggs, breakfast sausage and toast later, and I was back to normal. Crisis averted. The opening ceremonies for the 50th … Continue reading Monday at the RBC Heritage