1. Wild Winds Blow McIlroy and Mickelson in Scottish Open; McIlroy Drives 436 Yards

    Rory McIlroy went from shooting a first-round 64—seven-under at Royal Aberdeen—to posting a seven-over in Round 2 of the Scottish Open. That's how crazy the conditions were...

    Kathy Bissell Written by Kathy Bissell about 1 day ago 5,344 reads 3 comments

  2. Bubba, Martin, Tiger in Top 9 Performances on the PGA Tour in 2014

    When it comes to ranking the performance of professional golfers, some measures are easy. How many victories do they have? How much money have they won? How many majors? What's their ...

    Kathy Bissell Written by Kathy Bissell about 14 days ago 2,818 reads 5 comments

  3. Tiger Woods Broke 50 His First Nine After Back Surgery

    He didn't say by how much, but Tiger Woods breaking 50 in his first nine holes after going through a disc replacement procedure is quite an achievement...

    Kathy Bissell Written by Kathy Bissell about 18 days ago 9,579 reads 2 comments

  4. U.S. Open: Would the No-Rough/Brown Look at Pinehurst Work for Your Course?

    The USGA is still in the middle of the great golf course experiment at Pinehurst No. 2 where the U.S. Open was played last week and the U.S. Women's Open is being contested this week...

    Kathy Bissell Written by Kathy Bissell about 23 days ago 508 reads 2 comments

  5. Kaymer Wins, but Is the US Open Too Hard for Anyone to Enjoy It?

    No normal person would play the U.S. Open for fun. The courses, most of them golfable on a normal day ( Oakmont being the exception), are riddled with booby traps at every step over the 7,500-yard walk...

    Kathy Bissell Written by Kathy Bissell about 27 days ago 399 reads 3 comments

  6. Mickelson's Chance for Career Grand Slam over for 2014

    Phil Mickelson ’s chances to win this year’s U.S. Open and the career grand slam are over, and he knows it. “It was a tough day to try to go low,” Phil Mickelson said about his third round at the 2014 U...

    Kathy Bissell Written by Kathy Bissell about 28 days ago 318 reads 0 comments

  7. Fat Lady Warms Up for Martin Kaymer Serenade at U.S. Open

    LaLaLaLaLa . LaLaLaLaLa . You can hear her. The fat lady is warming up. But no one has asked her to take the microphone just yet...

    Kathy Bissell Written by Kathy Bissell about 28 days ago 115 reads 0 comments

  8. Kaymer Breaks McIlroy's 36-Hole U.S. Open Scoring Record

    Martin Kaymer set a U.S. Open scoring record and got a permanent place on PGA Tour Commissioner Tim Finchem ’s Christmas card list. Not bad for a Friday morning...

    Kathy Bissell Written by Kathy Bissell about 29 days ago 1,984 reads 0 comments

  9. Phil and Rory Hit Fairways; McDowell Contends; Spieth One Back at U.S. Open

    Cloudy conditions and greens that had been watered contributed to decent scoring at the world’s hardest golf tournament, the U.S. Open...

    Kathy Bissell Written by Kathy Bissell about 1 month ago 649 reads 0 comments

  10. Jordan, Rory, Bubba, Justin and Phil on What to Expect from Pinehurst No.2

    Pinehurst is the oldest golf resort in the U.S., with an opening date of 1895. It’s seen its share of hooks and slice,s not to mention champions, since 1898 when the first nine-hole golf course opened...

    Kathy Bissell Written by Kathy Bissell about 1 month ago 555 reads 0 comments

  11. U.S. Open Tee Times: Fun with Groups Featuring Victories, Locations, Skill Sets

    While the PGA Tour draws — or says it draws — players from groups of winners and non-winners to create tee times for players at PGA Tour events, the USGA is under no obligation to prove anything in particular...

    Kathy Bissell Written by Kathy Bissell about 1 month ago 2,538 reads 0 comments

  12. Bubba, Rory, Charl and Their 350- and 360-Yard Drives

    One thing became clear at the Memorial Tournament: A 400-yard drive on the PGA Tour is coming to a tournament sometime soon...

    Kathy Bissell Written by Kathy Bissell about 1 month ago 3,567 reads 8 comments

  13. Why the PGA Championship Should Move to Winter, Not Another Country

    In recent months, there's been a lot of talk about moving the PGA Championship to Asia, Australia, Canada, Europe or some other region despite the fact that it's the championship of the Professional Golfers' Association of America ...

    Kathy Bissell Written by Kathy Bissell about 1 month ago 3,174 reads 6 comments

  14. Adam Scott No. 1: Do Rankings Take Too Long to Adjust to Reality?

    There's always been something off about the Official World Golf Rankings. While Adam Scott is a great No.1 with his major win and matinee-idol looks, it sure took a heck of a long time for him to achieve the result...

    Kathy Bissell Written by Kathy Bissell about 1 month ago 633 reads 3 comments

  15. Justin Rose: Why Giving Him 2 Shots Back at the Players Was the Correct Decision

    The PGA Tour rules staff apparently forgot about rules decision 18-4 having to do with “sophisticated technology” meaning HDTV, zoom lenses and slow-motion technology ...

    Kathy Bissell Written by Kathy Bissell about 2 months ago 3,410 reads 3 comments

  16. Martin Kaymer or Jordan Spieth, Who Will Win the Players?

    Every golfer at The Players Championship will, no doubt, say that Pete Dye is a mean-spirited designer with a sense of humor like Godzilla. That’s because TPC Sawgrass has enough humps, bumps, hollows, water and sand for five normal golf courses...

    Kathy Bissell Written by Kathy Bissell about 2 months ago 3,000 reads 1 comments

  17. Jordan Spieth, Jim Furyk and Others Challenge Martin Kaymer at the Players

    “Anyone in the field can shoot nine-under, 10-under par, what I’ ve done yesterday,” Martin Kaymer said after putting up a 12-under par total. “It’s still very open...

    Kathy Bissell Written by Kathy Bissell about 2 months ago 521 reads 0 comments

  18. Kaymer Shoots Course Record 63 to Take Players Lead

    Martin Kaymer , who has been more or less missing in action since sinking the winning Ryder Cup putt in 2012, blasted his way to the top of the field by firing a course-record-tying 63 at TPC Sawgrass ...

    Kathy Bissell Written by Kathy Bissell about 2 months ago 335 reads 0 comments

  19. Phil Mickelson, Adam Scott, Matt Kuchar Like 3-Hole Playoff at the Players

    Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida --PGA Tour Commissioner Tim Finchem is hoping for a playoff at The Players to test out the new three-hole format...

    Kathy Bissell Written by Kathy Bissell about 2 months ago 279 reads 0 comments

  20. Bubba Watson and J.B. Holmes Both Learn from Recent Victories

    Masters Champion Bubba Watson and Wells Fargo champ J.B. Holmes both learned from their recent victories, and the lessons are not dissimilar...

    Kathy Bissell Written by Kathy Bissell about 2 months ago 790 reads 0 comments

  21. Players Championship at TPC Sawgrass Adds 3-Hole Playoff

    The par-three 17th hole at the TPC Sawgrass , home of alligators and nightmares, has played a starring role at The Players since 1982...

    Kathy Bissell Written by Kathy Bissell about 2 months ago 2,059 reads 1 comments

  22. Pinehurst: Small Targets, No Rough, Same Clubs for Men and Women at U.S. Opens

    Pinehurst No. 2 has been remodeled, but it was not as much to do with the U.S. Open being held there in June as it was to do with making the course look more like the day it first opened...

    Kathy Bissell Written by Kathy Bissell about 3 months ago 1,455 reads 0 comments

  23. Couples, Furyk, Kuchar, Watson, Spieth, Rose, Fowler and More Could Win Masters

    Let's face it, the headline space was not big enough to list the people who could win this year's wide-open Masters. In recent history, the biggest comeback was six shots, in 1996, with Nick Faldo defeating Greg Norman...

    Kathy Bissell Written by Kathy Bissell about 3 months ago 1,876 reads 3 comments

  24. Who You Can Rule Out and Who Has a Shot at the Masters

    When it comes to analyzing the field at Augusta National, there are categories: The when-hell-freezes-overs. The no-they-can'ts. The improbables . The hots. The what-have-you-done-for-me-latelys...

    Kathy Bissell Written by Kathy Bissell about 3 months ago 2,182 reads 1 comments

  25. Is Golf Entering a New Era with No Tiger, No Phil, Some Bubba, a Pinch of Rory?

    Every 10 or 15 years, the Great Golf Rotation happens. The Hogan/Nelson/Snead Epoch evolved into The Arnie Era. That begot The Big Three—Arnie, Jack and Gary...

    Kathy Bissell Written by Kathy Bissell about 3 months ago 3,672 reads 13 comments