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

Eddie Pepperell is an absolute delight

Despite the week getting off to a rocky start, PGA Tour rookie and Twitter aficionado Eddie Pepperell (@PepperellEddie) capped off his Players Championship debut with a third place finish. That isn't the best thing Eddie has done in the past few days though (unless you have access to his bank account). Eddie runs a personal … Continue reading Eddie Pepperell is an absolute delight

Who Will Win the Farmers Insurance Open?

Course(s): Torrey Pines North & South (South is primary course) Details:Full Field Here Tee Times Here TV Times: Thurs/Fri 3-7 on Golf Channel Sat/Sun 3-6 on CBS Big Names: Tiger Woods, Jason Day, Rickie Fowler, Rory McIlroy, Jon Rahm, Justin Rose, Jordan Spieth, BettingCategories: Odds, Recent Form, Tourney History, Stats Rank, Sim Rank, Overall Rank, … Continue reading Who Will Win the Farmers Insurance Open?

Desert Classic Preview & Best Bets

The Tour makes its way from Hawaii to California this week for the 60th edition of what was once the Bob Hope Classic. While it may not have the celebrity firepower of years past, the field of PGA pros more than makes up for it. So without further ado, let's get to the good stuff. … Continue reading Desert Classic Preview & Best Bets

Smylie Kaufman’s Struggles Continue

Disclaimer: It took everything in me not to title this blog, "Kaufman without much to Smylie about". But I digress. Does this look like the face of a happy golfer? It's not. Since finishing fourth last October at the Sanderson Farms Championship (not exactly a top-tier event), Kaufman has competed in 18 events on the … Continue reading Smylie Kaufman’s Struggles Continue

Top-5 Picks, Sleepers and Long shots for The Travelers’ Championship

Tournament: The Travelers Championship Course: TPC River Highlands. 6841 Yards. Par-70. Key Players in Field: Justin Thomas, Brooks Koepka, Rory McIlroy, Jordan Spieth, Patrick Reed, Jason Day, Paul Casey, Bryson DeChambeau, Webb Simpson, Bubba Watson, Patrick Cantlay Notables not on my spreadsheet: Jordan Spieth, Bubba Watson Spreadsheet: Top-5: #5 -- Webb Simpson Last Five Starts: … Continue reading Top-5 Picks, Sleepers and Long shots for The Travelers’ Championship

Five Reasons to Watch This Week’s PGA Tour Event: The Traveler’s Championship

First and foremost, lets all take a collective deep breath. All together now: Inhale. Hold. Exhale. Okay, the U.S. Open, is now officially behind us. I know a lot of you are still worked up over a variety of things; be it Phil Mickelson, the USGA, Mike Davis, Shinnecock, mother nature, etc, etc. Essentially, if … Continue reading Five Reasons to Watch This Week’s PGA Tour Event: The Traveler’s Championship

US Open Picks — Top 5, Long shots, and full-field rankings

First off, if you didn't catch yesterday's full preview blog, I'd recommend going back and reading that first. Once you've done that, please come back. Alright, hello. We're just half a day away from the US Open officially kicking off at Shinnecock Hills; one of the most anticipated US Open venues in years. After crunching … Continue reading US Open Picks — Top 5, Long shots, and full-field rankings

Make Par Great Again! US Open Preview– Course, Field & Pairings (Picks Tomorrow)

Beautiful, isnt it? Almost gives me chills. Those (chills) will certainly be in abundance Thursday afternoon around 1:47 EST, when Tiger Woods tees off the 1st tee. But more on him later. The Course Yes, the US Open returns to famed Shinnecock Hills Golf Club: a 7440 yard, Par-70 track, for the fifth time in … Continue reading Make Par Great Again! US Open Preview– Course, Field & Pairings (Picks Tomorrow)

Feature — Canadian LPGA Rookie Brittany Marchand

At 25 years young, Canadian LPGA rookie Brittany Marchand appears calm and confident beyond her years as she finishes up her second round at Travis Pointe Country Club in Ann Arbor, Michigan. After cozying up her fourth shot beside the hole, a mid-range putt from just off the fringe, Brittany would tap in for par. … Continue reading Feature — Canadian LPGA Rookie Brittany Marchand

The Memorial — Tournament Preview, My Takes, and Top-5 Picks to Win

  From Texas, to Ohio. Colonial, to Muirfield Village. Hogan's Alley, to Jack's Place. That's about where the comparisons between last week and this week end. Yet, one thread remains between Hogan, Nicklaus, and this week's Memorial Tournament; the iconic status of both the event, and the players holding spots in the field. If the … Continue reading The Memorial — Tournament Preview, My Takes, and Top-5 Picks to Win

On-site at the LPGA’s Volvik Championship — Saturday

All good things must come to an end. Unfortunately for me, today was that day. Still though, I wanted to make the best of it, so after checking out of the hotel, I stopped at Target to get an HDMI/USB cable so I don't have to wait hours to upload my photos and videos via … Continue reading On-site at the LPGA’s Volvik Championship — Saturday

On-site at the LPGA’s Volvik Championship — Friday

I was a little slower than normal this morning. There was a wedding at the hotel I'm staying at last night, and I somehow got caught up in the after party. No regrets, it was fun, but the alarm this morning was not my friend. Especially since I still had to transfer photos over from … Continue reading On-site at the LPGA’s Volvik Championship — Friday

On Site at the LPGA’s Volvik Championship — Thursday

Day one of the real tournament! To ring in the occasion, I housed an Egg McMuffin and large coffee from McDonald's for breakfast. The McMuffin was a little greasy (I know, right?!) but the coffee hit the spot. I tried getting to the course a little earlier this morning to crank out the Vlog, and … Continue reading On Site at the LPGA’s Volvik Championship — Thursday

On-site at the LPGA’s Volvik Championship — Wednesday

Wednesday means Pro-Am day! All the nerves of a regular day on Tour (from the Am's) but without any of the stakes or quality of shot-making! Yay! While it may not be the fastest paced round of golf you'll ever see, once again it was extremely evident how differently the LPGA does things than the … Continue reading On-site at the LPGA’s Volvik Championship — Wednesday

On Site @ LPGA Volvik Championship – Tuesday

Ann Arbor, Michigan. About 40 miles from Detroit, it's home to the University of Michigan, their gorgeous stadium aptly named "The Big House" (its quite large), and this week, Ann Arbor plays host to the LPGA's Volvik Championship. The course hosting, is Travis Pointe Country Club. Full disclosure, it's my first time covering an LPGA … Continue reading On Site @ LPGA Volvik Championship – Tuesday

AT&T Byron Nelson Championship: Picks, Takes, and Breakdown

From one of the best stops on the PGA Tour to, well, not one of the best. To put it nicely. Yep, we're back in Texas this week for the AT&T Byron Nelson Championship. I don't know who Byron pissed off among the PGA's tournament schedulers, but a legend of the game should get a … Continue reading AT&T Byron Nelson Championship: Picks, Takes, and Breakdown

Players Championship — Course/Field Breakdown and Picks

It's one of the most anticipated weeks on the golf calendar. Some might say, the fifth most anticipated. Not me, but some. Yes, despite it being referred to as golfs fifth major, it is, nonetheless, not. I already wrote an article on that though, so I digress. The Course The PGA Tour stops in Ponte … Continue reading Players Championship — Course/Field Breakdown and Picks

Stop it PGA Tour. There are FOUR Majors — Not Five.

I have a brief bone to pick with The Players Championship: There are FOUR Majors. Four. Not five, not three -- four. And yet, year-after-year, we return to the same lazy discussion: Should the Players be a Fifth Major? And inevitably we come to the conclusion that, no, despite it being one of, if not … Continue reading Stop it PGA Tour. There are FOUR Majors — Not Five.