1. Biggest Winners and Losers at the 2014 Valero Texas Open

    There are big winners, and then there are huge winners like 339th-ranked Steven Bowditch who took home the 2014 Valero Texas Open trophy for his first professional win. OK, so he backed into the win with a four-over 76 on the last day...

    Richard Leivenberg Written by Richard Leivenberg about 4 months ago 6,797 reads 3 comments

  2. Why Phil Mickelson Needs a Strong Showing at 2014 Valero Texas Open

    Phil Mickelson must try to get back to his winning ways at the Valero Texas Open or he will be looking at a steep uphill lie when he comes to Augusta for the Masters in April...

    Richard Leivenberg Written by Richard Leivenberg about 4 months ago 1,850 reads 2 comments

  3. What Will We Learn About Tiger Woods' 2014 Masters Chances at Bay Hill?

    Beleaguered by a bad back and mired in a slump, Tiger Woods enters the Arnold Palmer Invitational at Bay Hill with a serious agenda to illustrate his ability, both physically and mentally, to win a major this year...

    Richard Leivenberg Written by Richard Leivenberg about 4 months ago 886 reads 0 comments

  4. Biggest Winners and Losers of 2014 Valspar Championship

    It took John Senden eight years, but he finally scored his second pro victory at the 2014 Valspar Championship at Innisbrook Course in Palm Harbor, Fla...

    Richard Leivenberg Written by Richard Leivenberg about 4 months ago 3,131 reads 0 comments

  5. Ranking the Best Young Golfers on the PGA Tour in 2014

    Out with the old and in with the new. That is the brash message 23-year-old Patrick Reed and a bunch of other young pros are sending to their elders...

    Richard Leivenberg Written by Richard Leivenberg about 4 months ago 7,537 reads 8 comments

  6. WGC-Cadillac Championship 2014: The Biggest Winners and Losers from Trump Doral

    Patrick Reed trumped both the world-class field and the newly elongated Blue Monster at the WGC -Cadillac Championship for his third victory in the last eight months and a whopping $1...

    Richard Leivenberg Written by Richard Leivenberg about 5 months ago 8,603 reads 2 comments

  7. What Rory McIlroy Must Do to Bounce Back from Honda Classic Meltdown

    Snap out of it, Rory. With a chance to put behind a year of travails that sunk him in the world rankings and fostered questions about his ability to win big again, Rory McIlroy instead succumbed to the pressure of winning one down the stretch ...

    Richard Leivenberg Written by Richard Leivenberg about 5 months ago 1,509 reads 1 comments

  8. Honda Classic 2014: The Biggest Winners and Losers from Palm Beach Gardens

    It took a four-way playoff to settle the 2014 Honda Classic, but it was 24-year-old Russell Henley who emerged victorious for his second PGA tour win. Henley beat out Rory McIlroy, Ryan Palmer and Russell Knox by birdying the first playoff hole...

    Richard Leivenberg Written by Richard Leivenberg about 5 months ago 12,416 reads 3 comments

  9. How Far Away Is Rory McIlroy from Returning to Elite Form?

    In one year, Rory McIlroy went from being the most heralded golfer to perhaps the most infamous, but that could all be behind him as he enters the 2014 season...

    Richard Leivenberg Written by Richard Leivenberg about 5 months ago 1,499 reads 0 comments

  10. The Biggest Obstacles Between Tiger Woods and a 15th Major Championship

    Despite being number one in the world, despite winning five PGA events last year and despite remaining the most famous and noteworthy player in his sport, Tiger Woods still has ...

    Richard Leivenberg Written by Richard Leivenberg about 5 months ago 33,788 reads 35 comments

  11. The Biggest Winners and Losers from the 2014 Northern Trust Open

    The drought is over for Bubba Watson, who won for the first time since his 2012 Masters victory at the Northern Trust Open at the Riviera Country Club...

    Richard Leivenberg Written by Richard Leivenberg about 5 months ago 4,572 reads 2 comments

  12. Skeleton Star Noelle Pikus-Pace Aims to Complete Comeback with Gold in Sochi

    If there were a Comeback Player of the Year award at the Olympics, U.S. skeleton star Noelle Pikus-Pace would surely be a shoo-in. After the first two of four runs in the skeleton finals, she is in second place ...

    Richard Leivenberg Written by Richard Leivenberg about 5 months ago 10,560 reads 1 comments

  13. Sochi Winter Olympics 2014: Day 3 Winners and Losers

    On Day 3 in Sochi, the curlers swept, the speedskaters sped and the lugers rocketed down the track in a bevy of stellar, albeit somewhat predictable, performances. The U.S. women’s hockey team dominated, while American speedskaters disappeared...

    Richard Leivenberg Written by Richard Leivenberg about 5 months ago 73,367 reads 19 comments

  14. Winners and Losers of the 2014 AT&T Pebble Beach National Pro-Am

    After Jimmy Walker took a seemingly commanding lead into Sunday at the AT&T National Pro-Am, he turned the blustery, star-studded tournament into a knee-buckler in the end...

    Richard Leivenberg Written by Richard Leivenberg about 5 months ago 5,978 reads 1 comments

  15. The Biggest Winners and Losers of the 2014 Waste Management Open

    You may want to find out who Kevin Stadler is picking to win the Super Bowl because the new winner of the Waste Management Open in Scottsdale is one lucky dude...

    Richard Leivenberg Written by Richard Leivenberg about 6 months ago 5,580 reads 3 comments

  16. 20 Best Non-American Olympians Every American Should Know

    The Olympic stars will be out in Sochi, and many of them will be from countries not named the United States...

    Richard Leivenberg Written by Richard Leivenberg about 6 months ago 3,212 reads 5 comments

  17. Olympic Curling 2014: Complete Guide for Sochi Winter Olympics

    You might curl your lip at the very mention of the sport of curling. Don’t. Instead, you should watch it, smile and applaud what is an internationally-regulated sport with top athletes who are popular throughout the world...

    Richard Leivenberg Written by Richard Leivenberg about 6 months ago 19,959 reads 5 comments

  18. 2014 Farmers Insurance Open: Winners and Losers from Torrey Pines

    The 2014 Farmers Insurance Open at Torrey Pines turned out to be full of surprises not the least of which was 112th ranked Scott Stallings coming away with the victory...

    Richard Leivenberg Written by Richard Leivenberg about 6 months ago 6,025 reads 8 comments

  19. What Makes Tiger Woods and Torrey Pines a Perfect Match?

    Ah, the comfort of home, or as close to it as Tiger Woods may get when he tees it up at Torrey Pines, where he is the defending champion of the Farmer’s Insurance Open and where he has won eight times including his last major title at the U...

    Richard Leivenberg Written by Richard Leivenberg about 6 months ago 2,601 reads 2 comments

  20. The Los Angeles Dodgers Should Not Trade Matt Kemp

    As the Los Angeles Dodgers look to bolster their team in the offseason, they should definitely not trade their All-Star center fielder, Matt Kemp . All of this talk about dealing Kemp is ridiculous...

    Richard Leivenberg Written by Richard Leivenberg about 7 months ago 1,289 reads 7 comments

  21. Is Brandel Chamblee Labeling Tiger Woods a Cheater Fair or Foul?

    It is one thing for Brandel Chamblee to criticize Tiger Woods ' swing and quite another thing to question the No. 1 player in the world's veracity...

    Richard Leivenberg Written by Richard Leivenberg about 9 months ago 13,412 reads 181 comments

  22. Is There Any Way to Make the Presidents Cup More Competitive?

    The 2013 Presidents Cup was over before it started, and that is really too bad for an international event that should be competitive and at the very least fun to watch...

    Richard Leivenberg Written by Richard Leivenberg about 10 months ago 828 reads 2 comments

  23. Winners and Losers of the 2013 Presidents Cup

    For the eighth time in 10 tries, the USA team skunked—or should we say squirreled—the International team in the Presidents Cup beating them handily 18.5 to 15.5. It’s gotta be tough when your entire team is upstaged by a squirrel ...

    Richard Leivenberg Written by Richard Leivenberg about 10 months ago 30,866 reads 12 comments

  24. Presidents Cup 2013: 10 Bold Predictions for This Year's Tournament

    On the face of it, the upcoming Presidents Cup looks to be another one-sided affair in which the veteran-laden USA team waltzes past an International squad packed with rookies...

    Richard Leivenberg Written by Richard Leivenberg about 10 months ago 2,818 reads 4 comments

  25. Presidents Cup 2013 Field: Odds, Favorites and Tournament Preview

    The Presidents Cup may soon have to be renamed the America's Cup. In nine previous meetings between the USA and International squads, the USA has come away with seven wins...

    Richard Leivenberg Written by Richard Leivenberg about 10 months ago 3,305 reads 4 comments