1. Young Golf Stars with the Best Chance to Win the 2014 British Open

    What youngsters are primed to raise the Claret Jug at the 2014 British Open ? Before addressing that question, let's define "young." For our purposes, anyone under 25 is positively a whippersnapper...

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  2. Ranking the 10 Hottest Golfers on the PGA Tour Ahead of the 2014 British Open

    We're moving closer to the 2014 British Open, and a few golfers in the field will arrive at Royal Liverpool in top form. Sunday's winner, Angel Cabrera, is a member of this elite stable...

    Ben Alberstadt Written by Ben Alberstadt about 3 days ago 1,621 reads 1 comments

  3. Golfers with Games Ideally Suited to Royal Liverpool

    In its 12th stint hosting the Open Championship, Royal Liverpool will set up a tad longer than the last two open venues of Muirfield and Royal Lytham . Royal Liverpool ( Hoylake ) is a 7,350-yard par 72...

    Ben Alberstadt Written by Ben Alberstadt about 5 days ago 2,641 reads 4 comments

  4. Greenbrier Classic 2014: Winners and Losers from the Old White TPC

    The Greenbrier Classic at Old White TPC is in the books, and we're now just two weeks away from the third major of the season...

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  5. Ranking the 10 Most Polarizing Players in Golf Today

    They can't all be fan favorites. Neither can the players on the PGA Tour all be unrepentant jerks. With this ranking of the most polarizing players on the PGA Tour, we're looking at ...

    Ben Alberstadt Written by Ben Alberstadt about 9 days ago 5,931 reads 1 comments

  6. Ranking Golf's Most Pleasant Surprises of 2014 so Far

    It's not difficult to identify the most unpleasant surprise of 2014 in the world of golf: Tiger Woods spending three months on the shelf after back surgery...

    Ben Alberstadt Written by Ben Alberstadt about 13 days ago 1,056 reads 0 comments

  7. Quicken Loans National 2014: Winners and Losers from Congressional

    The winners and losers from this week's Quicken Loans National are an interesting bunch. Everyone from tournament winner Justin Rose to the game of golf as a whole lands on the good side of the ledger...

    Ben Alberstadt Written by Ben Alberstadt about 13 days ago 6,162 reads 4 comments

  8. Early Storylines Emerging Ahead of the 2014 Open Championship

    The 2014 Open Championship at Royal Liverpool (Hoylake) begins July 17. The last time the tournament was contested at Royal Liverpool, Tiger Woods famously employed a driver-less strategy to win the tournament by two strokes...

    Ben Alberstadt Written by Ben Alberstadt about 16 days ago 3,104 reads 2 comments

  9. Ranking the Most Surprising Performances on the PGA Tour in 2014 so Far

    There have been surprises aplenty on the PGA Tour in 2014. Some have been good in nature — "I'm surprised that guy won" types of surprises...

    Ben Alberstadt Written by Ben Alberstadt about 17 days ago 1,109 reads 0 comments

  10. The Most Eye-Popping Stats from the PGA Tour in 2014

    We're just past the U.S. Open in this 2013-14 PGA Tour season, and already we have oodles of figures to digest. While much of it confirms what we already know—Bubba Watson hits the ball a long way, for example—some is truly eye-popping...

    Ben Alberstadt Written by Ben Alberstadt about 19 days ago 2,264 reads 1 comments

  11. Michelle Wie, Kevin Streelman, and the Winners and Losers from the Week in Golf

    For the second week in a row, golf fans have been treated to a show. A week after Martin Kaymer's dissection of Pinehurst No. 2, Michelle Wie put on quite a performance of her own en route to her first career win at the same course...

    Ben Alberstadt Written by Ben Alberstadt about 20 days ago 2,589 reads 2 comments

  12. The Best and Worst Moments for Golf's Top Stars in 2014

    Golf 's top stars, like golf's not top stars, have had their ups and downs in 2014. Some of the PGA Tour's most popular players (I'm looking at you, Phil Mickelson .) have had significantly more downs than ups through the second major of 2014...

    Ben Alberstadt Written by Ben Alberstadt about 23 days ago 1,611 reads 0 comments

  13. Ranking the Biggest Underachievers on the PGA Tour in 2014 So Far

    The biggest underachiever on the PGA Tour may be Tiger Woods . Think about it. The young golfer, radiating confidence, destined to conquer, in possession of every golf-related talent and an unrivaled pedigree...

    Ben Alberstadt Written by Ben Alberstadt about 24 days ago 3,349 reads 0 comments

  14. Stock Watch for the United States' Ryder Cup Candidates After 2014 US Open

    Sure, the Ryder Cup is four months away; however, it's never too early to start looking at who might make the United States squad, especially as captain Tom Watson is set to finalize his roster after the PGA Championship in late August...

    Ben Alberstadt Written by Ben Alberstadt about 25 days ago 641 reads 0 comments

  15. Ranking the Top 25 Golfers After the 2014 US Open

    This edition of the top 25 golfers on the PGA Tour sees several players leaping in the rankings. Most notably, Martin Kaymer, on the heels of his dominant U.S. Open performance, leaps forward...

    Ben Alberstadt Written by Ben Alberstadt about 27 days ago 7,133 reads 3 comments

  16. U.S. Open 2014: Separating Contenders from Pretenders Before Final Round

    Heading into Sunday of the U.S. Open 2014, the list of contenders and pretenders looks something like this: Unless Martin Kaymer screws up, he's the only contender for the trophy...

    Ben Alberstadt Written by Ben Alberstadt about 28 days ago 1,696 reads 1 comments

  17. 2014 US Open: Updated Odds After the Cut

    The odds for the 2014 U.S. Open look like this right now: Chances are Martin Kaymer is going to win this thing. The 29-year-old German is six strokes clear of the field after two rounds...

    Ben Alberstadt Written by Ben Alberstadt about 29 days ago 4,926 reads 0 comments

  18. US Open Field 2014: Golfers to Watch on Day 2

    It looked like the best golfers in the U.S. Open field would be tightly bunched at the top of the leaderboard at one or two under until the dregs of the first round. However, Martin Kaymer, who teed off just before 2 p...

    Ben Alberstadt Written by Ben Alberstadt about 1 month ago 1,702 reads 0 comments

  19. US Open Field 2014: Golfers to Watch on Day 1

    The U.S. Open field is full of quality golfers. Included are 10 past U.S. Open champions, 28 of the top 30 in the current FedEx Cup standings, nine of the top 10 in the Official World Golf Ranking and 22 players with PGA Tour wins this season...

    Ben Alberstadt Written by Ben Alberstadt about 1 month ago 1,806 reads 2 comments

  20. US Open Golf Favorites 2014: Championship Odds for Top Players

    Fact: The 10 highest-ranked golfers in the Official World Golf Ranking are the top players in golf across the past 104 weeks. With the first round of the 2014 U.S. Open at Pinehurst No...

    Ben Alberstadt Written by Ben Alberstadt about 1 month ago 14,227 reads 0 comments

  21. Ranking the Top 25 Golfers Heading into the 2014 US Open

    U.S. Open week is upon us. Ben Crane's win at the soggy FedEx St. Jude Classic wrapped up the preliminary festivities. The Official World Golf Ranking is set, as are the FedEx Cup standings...

    Ben Alberstadt Written by Ben Alberstadt about 1 month ago 28,739 reads 10 comments

  22. Golfers Who Have Experienced the Most Heartbreak at the US Open

    Heartbreak at the U.S. Open is as common as tight fairways, baked-out greens and penal rough. That is to say, pretty darn prevalent...

    Ben Alberstadt Written by Ben Alberstadt about 1 month ago 1,498 reads 0 comments

  23. Stock Watch for Golf's Top Stars 1 Week from 2014 US Open

    The 2014 U.S. Open at Pinehurst No. 2 is two weeks away. The world's best golfers are either resting, calibrating and game-planning this week or teeing it up at the FedEx St. Jude Classic...

    Ben Alberstadt Written by Ben Alberstadt about 1 month ago 2,492 reads 0 comments

  24. Memorial Tournament 2014: Winners and Losers from Muirfield Village

    Hideki Matsuyama became the fifth player to win the Memorial Tournament in his first attempt. He also became the fourth Japanese-born player to win on the PGA Tour with his playoff victory over Kevin Na...

    Ben Alberstadt Written by Ben Alberstadt about 1 month ago 6,412 reads 3 comments

  25. The Best Quotes from the 2014 PGA Tour so Far

    We haven't had any deer antler spray or fried chicken remarks during the 2014 PGA Tour season. Nor have we been party to Phil Mickelson bemoaning his tax situation...

    Ben Alberstadt Written by Ben Alberstadt about 1 month ago 1,996 reads 1 comments