1. Which of Golf's Majorless Young Stars Will Be First to Break Through?

    If we aren't yet in the final act of the drama that has been Tiger Woods ' professional golf career, we are close. In Woods' wake comes a bevy of young talents. Rory McIlroy , of course, is chief among them...

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  2. Stock Watch for US Ryder Cup Candidates After 2014 British Open

    U.S. Ryder Cup candidates are running out of time to state their cases. The top nine Ryder Cup point earners (under the Ryder Cup points system ) from the 2013 Masters through the ...

    Ben Alberstadt Written by Ben Alberstadt about 4 days ago 1,552 reads 0 comments

  3. PGA Power Rankings: Breaking Down the Top 25 Post-British Open

    After a brilliant wire-to-wire performance at Royal Liverpool, Rory McIlroy hoisted the Claret Jug at The Open Championship, holding on for a two-stroke victory over Sergio Garcia and Rickie Fowler...

    Ben Alberstadt Written by Ben Alberstadt about 5 days ago 38,325 reads 11 comments

  4. British Open 2014: Separating Contenders from Pretenders Before the Final Round

    After an unprecedented two-tee start early Saturday morning with the expectation of bad weather that never came, things look much the same on the leaderboard as they did last night...

    Ben Alberstadt Written by Ben Alberstadt about 6 days ago 10,317 reads 6 comments

  5. 2014 British Open: Updated Odds After the Cut

    Pre-tournament odds from Oddshark listed Rory McIlroy as the favorite to win the 2014 British Open . Through two rounds, the 25-year-old Ulsterman has put on a performance that makes it look like the bookies know their stuff...

    Ben Alberstadt Written by Ben Alberstadt about 7 days ago 3,615 reads 2 comments

  6. Tiger Woods at British Open 2014: Grading Day 1 Performance at Royal Liverpool

    Tiger Woods was two over par after two holes and looked to be on his way to a mess of an opening round. However, a tidy birdie at the fifth hole, and solid play for the rest of the front nine, positioned him at one over as he made the turn...

    Ben Alberstadt Written by Ben Alberstadt about 8 days ago 14,038 reads 2 comments

  7. The Biggest Concern for Golf's Top Stars at the 2014 British Open

    With the 154th Open Championship beginning Thursday, the golf world's brightest stars are playing practice rounds and familiarizing themselves with Royal Liverpool as it presents itself this year...

    Ben Alberstadt Written by Ben Alberstadt about 10 days ago 2,012 reads 0 comments

  8. Ranking the Top 25 Golfers Heading into the 2014 British Open

    With mere days until the tournament begins at Royal Liverpool, it's time to take a look at the top 25 golfers entering the Open Championship (or British Open, depending on your persuasion)...

    Ben Alberstadt Written by Ben Alberstadt about 10 days ago 12,768 reads 6 comments

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

    Which 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...

    Ben Alberstadt Written by Ben Alberstadt about 15 days ago 3,156 reads 0 comments

  10. 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 16 days ago 2,293 reads 1 comments

  11. 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 18 days ago 2,882 reads 4 comments

  12. 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...

    Ben Alberstadt Written by Ben Alberstadt about 19 days ago 4,238 reads 3 comments

  13. 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 22 days ago 6,006 reads 1 comments

  14. 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 25 days ago 1,069 reads 0 comments

  15. 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 26 days ago 6,217 reads 4 comments

  16. 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 28 days ago 3,141 reads 2 comments

  17. 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 29 days ago 1,117 reads 0 comments

  18. 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 1 month ago 2,293 reads 1 comments

  19. 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 1 month ago 2,601 reads 2 comments

  20. 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 1 month ago 1,626 reads 0 comments

  21. 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 1 month ago 3,358 reads 0 comments

  22. 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 1 month ago 723 reads 0 comments

  23. 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 1 month ago 7,333 reads 3 comments

  24. 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 1 month ago 1,713 reads 1 comments

  25. 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 1 month ago 4,950 reads 0 comments