1. How to Build the Perfect Golfer Using the PGA Tour's Top Stars' Games

    The closest thing to the perfect golfer, technically speaking, in an all-around sense on the PGA Tour right now is probably the gentleman pictured above...

    Ben Alberstadt Written by Ben Alberstadt about 5 months ago 3,824 reads 10 comments

  2. Preview and Predictions for the 2016 Northern Trust Open

    A favorite event of professionals, fans and golf historians, the Northern Trust Open gets underway at Riviera Country Club in Pacific Palisades, California, this week...

    Ben Alberstadt Written by Ben Alberstadt about 5 months ago 4,336 reads 0 comments

  3. Winners and Losers from the 2016 AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am

    It was a weird week at the AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am. See the guy in the picture above? He entered the final round with a two-stroke lead over the field (and a six-stroke lead over anyone of repute)...

    Ben Alberstadt Written by Ben Alberstadt about 5 months ago 16,628 reads 10 comments

  4. Preview and Predictions for the 2016 AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am

    Following Hideki Matsuyama's thrilling playoff triumph win over Rickie Fowler at the Waste Management Phoenix Open, the PGA Tour heads to California for the AT&T Pebble Beach National Pro-Am...

    Ben Alberstadt Written by Ben Alberstadt about 6 months ago 6,264 reads 1 comments

  5. Golfers with the Hottest Starts to the 2015-16 PGA Tour Season

    Who's hot? It's one of the key questions daily fantasy golf players need the answer to when setting their lineups...

    Ben Alberstadt Written by Ben Alberstadt about 6 months ago 2,788 reads 3 comments

  6. Preview and Predictions for the 2016 Waste Management Phoenix Open

    Let's party! (and maybe watch a little golf too). Such is the sentiment that pervades TPC Scottsdale for the Waste Management Phoenix Open, one of the more colorful events on the PGA Tour...

    Ben Alberstadt Written by Ben Alberstadt about 6 months ago 4,843 reads 5 comments

  7. PGA Tour Player of the Year for 2016: Handicapping the Field

    The PGA Tour Player of the Year is decided by Tour pros who have competed in at least 15 events. In other words, it's the Screen Actors Guild Awards of professional golf...

    Ben Alberstadt Written by Ben Alberstadt about 6 months ago 2,292 reads 4 comments

  8. The Most Unheralded Winners on the PGA Tour in 2015-16

    The most unheralded winners from the past year-plus on the PGA Tour are a motley bunch. In one of its most common uses, unheralded means "appearing without warning or prior announcement; unexpected,"per Dictionary...

    Ben Alberstadt Written by Ben Alberstadt about 6 months ago 2,352 reads 0 comments

  9. 5 Rookies to Watch on the PGA Tour in 2016

    It's a boom time for young golfers on the PGA Tour. With the success of the American Junior Golf Association (AJGA) preparing players for top-level college golf and the Web...

    Ben Alberstadt Written by Ben Alberstadt about 6 months ago 3,659 reads 2 comments

  10. Comparing Jordan Spieth's and Tiger Woods' First 77 Starts on the PGA Tour

    Jordan Spieth , now with seven wins (including two majors) under his belt, is starting to field questions about comparisons to Tiger Woods in press conferences...

    Ben Alberstadt Written by Ben Alberstadt about 6 months ago 11,134 reads 2 comments

  11. 5 Bold Predictions for 2016 on the PGA Tour

    With the 2016 portion of the PGA Tour season upon us, golf fans on bar stools, in living rooms and in T.V. studios are offering opinions about what we can expect this season...

    Ben Alberstadt Written by Ben Alberstadt about 7 months ago 10,591 reads 6 comments

  12. Comparing the Games of Jordan Spieth, Jason Day and Rory McIlroy as 2016 Begins

    If you were somehow unaware, Jordan Spieth, Jason Day and Rory McIlroy are the three best golfers on the planet, respectively, both in popular opinion and according to the Official World Golf Ranking ...

    Ben Alberstadt Written by Ben Alberstadt about 7 months ago 5,114 reads 3 comments

  13. The Fastest and Slowest Swings on the PGA Tour

    The fastest and slowest swingers of the golf club in 2015 were separated by nearly 25 miles per hour on average...

    Ben Alberstadt Written by Ben Alberstadt about 7 months ago 15,830 reads 4 comments

  14. New Year's Resolutions for the Top Stars on the PGA Tour

    Happy New Year, golf fans. In the forward-looking spirit of a newly minted 2016, and amid declarations of commitment to losing five pounds, calling your mother every Sunday and putting ...

    Ben Alberstadt Written by Ben Alberstadt about 7 months ago 4,746 reads 5 comments

  15. Top 10 in the Official World Golf Rankings: Season in Review

    For the top 10 in the Official World Golf Ranking , it was more "best of times" than "worst of times" in 2015. In 2015, Jim Furyk fell from No. 7 to No. 9, Justin Rose from No...

    Ben Alberstadt Written by Ben Alberstadt about 7 months ago 1,233 reads 0 comments

  16. Holiday Wish List for the Top Stars on the PGA Tour

    With Christmas upon us, it's time to see what the PGA Tour's best penciled in on their holiday wish lists. We'll limit this to what these star golfers hoped to find gift-wrapped with respect to on-course performance...

    Ben Alberstadt Written by Ben Alberstadt about 7 months ago 5,122 reads 0 comments

  17. Once-Great Golfers Whose Time to Compete and Win Has Come and Gone

    Yes, 51-year-old Davis Love III's win at the Wyndham Championship indicates that aging, fading former stars can still rise to the occasion on the PGA Tour...

    Ben Alberstadt Written by Ben Alberstadt about 7 months ago 5,921 reads 4 comments

  18. Ranking the Easiest Courses on the PGA Tour

    The easiest course on the PGA Tour for the 2014-2015 season featured a scoring average of 3.07 strokes under par. The most difficult track, one incarnation of Chambers Bay, had a scoring average of 3...

    Ben Alberstadt Written by Ben Alberstadt about 7 months ago 4,802 reads 0 comments

  19. Ranking the Hardest Courses on the PGA Tour in 2015

    A few of the toughest courses on the PGA Tour in 2015 may surprise you. A few of them won’t (can you say Chambers Bay?). Of the 51 courses on the PGA Tour in 2015, 17 had a field scoring average over par in 2015...

    Ben Alberstadt Written by Ben Alberstadt about 8 months ago 6,218 reads 0 comments

  20. The Worst Putters on the PGA Tour in 2015

    Ah, putting. Bane of many a great ball-striker and source of frustration from high handicappers to touring professionals alike. Thanks to the PGA Tour's strokes gained: putting tally, we have an appreciation for who the best putters in the game are.

    Ben Alberstadt Written by Ben Alberstadt about 8 months ago 2,414 reads 0 comments

  21. 8 Impressive Streaks from the PGA Tour in 2015

    The PGA tallies a range of interesting streaks (which isn't to be confused with the Presidents Cup streaker ). From consecutive birdies to holes without a three-putt, the tour dutifully tabulates the patterns of its players...

    Ben Alberstadt Written by Ben Alberstadt about 8 months ago 762 reads 0 comments

  22. The 10 Best Ball-Strikers on the PGA Tour

    The term ball striking (or ballstriking, depending on your persuasion) has numerous definitions. Statistically, however, the PGA Tour calculates its ball striking by totaling a player's total driving and greens in regulation figures...

    Ben Alberstadt Written by Ben Alberstadt about 8 months ago 6,173 reads 3 comments

  23. 5 Reasons Tiger Woods Won't Win Another Major

    Putting fanatical blindness aside: It looks incredibly unlikely that Tiger Woods will win his 15th major at this point. Woods put a peg in the ground 11 times on the PGA Tour in 2014-2015...

    Ben Alberstadt Written by Ben Alberstadt about 8 months ago 13,251 reads 15 comments

  24. 10 Players Who Won Their First Major in Late Stages of Their Careers

    Tiger Woods turns 40 at the end of December. The question of whether El Tigre will win another major as he's now entering his fifth decade awakens a measure of curiosity about other major winners who won (relatively) later in their careers...

    Ben Alberstadt Written by Ben Alberstadt about 8 months ago 1,769 reads 1 comments

  25. Which PGA Tour Statistical Leaders Can Top Rankings Again in 2016?

    In an era of statistical abundance, golf fans are presented with a wealth of numerical data concerning the PGA Tour's finest...

    Ben Alberstadt Written by Ben Alberstadt about 8 months ago 1,323 reads 1 comments