1. PGA Tour Rises After the Silly Season Surrender; Tour Now Has 11-Month Calendar

    Kudos to PGA Tour commissioner Tim Finchem . The ups and downs of the economy in the last six years combined with diligent work at Tour headquarters have given him a legacy that even former PGA commissioner Deane Beman would envy...

    Kathy Bissell Written by Kathy Bissell about 8 days ago 5,361 reads 1 comments

  2. Fred Couples: It's Time for America to Get on 'Couples for Captain' Bandwagon

    Whether Phil Mickelson meant to or not, he threw Fred Couples' visor into the captain's race with his post-event comments after the recent Ryder Cup...

    Kathy Bissell Written by Kathy Bissell about 13 days ago 2,997 reads 1 comments

  3. Bubba Watson's Victory at HSBC Championship Was Kind of a Big Deal

    Whoever said the fall golf season hasn't been exciting didn't watch the HSBC Championship. Two-time Masters champ Bubba Watson won a playoff after losing his place in a ...

    Kathy Bissell Written by Kathy Bissell about 19 days ago 2,063 reads 1 comments

  4. 2016 Olympic Golf: Is the Course in Peril? Could Another Be Substituted?

    It's hard to judge what's going on in Rio de Janeiro from a continent away. But when a judge considers asking the golf-course developer to move three holes and redesign the rest of ...

    Kathy Bissell Written by Kathy Bissell about 26 days ago 9,622 reads 2 comments

  5. Ted Bishop: What Firing for Twitter Outburst at Ian Poulter Means for Golf

    Ted Bishop was just getting ready to complete a two-year stint as president of one of the country's most respected golf organizations, the PGA of America, founded in April 1916...

    Kathy Bissell Written by Kathy Bissell about 1 month ago 2,292 reads 0 comments

  6. Ben Martin Gets Lucky in Las Vegas at Shriners Hospital Tournament

    Some guys announce their victories ahead of time with a series of high finishes or by contending for the lead at tournaments for a couple months. Ben Martin? Not so much. He missed the cut the first week of the 2015 season at the Frys...

    Kathy Bissell Written by Kathy Bissell about 1 month ago 1,649 reads 2 comments

  7. PGA Tour Fall Season Events Have Change in the Air: Big Guns Arrive

    Can you smell it in the air? Opportunity for victory. Another notch in the belt. Another big check in the bank. Typically, this is not the time of year for the top players to show up...

    Kathy Bissell Written by Kathy Bissell about 1 month ago 6,691 reads 0 comments

  8. Patrick Reed: After Ryder Cup, Maybe He Is 1 of the Top 5 Players

    Everyone smirked when Patrick Reed brashly announced on NBC TV last winter before winning the WGC Cadillac Championship that he was a top five player. After watching the Ryder Cup matches, it doesn't sound so much like bragging...

    Kathy Bissell Written by Kathy Bissell about 1 month ago 1,884 reads 7 comments

  9. 10 Things the US Needs to Do to Fix Ryder Cup in the Future

    No matter what you think of the Phil Mickelson/Tom Watson difference of opinion , the statements made it clear that the U.S. team is in need of a fix for Ryder Cup losses that have plagued teams since 1995...

    Kathy Bissell Written by Kathy Bissell about 1 month ago 1,905 reads 7 comments

  10. Why McIlroy, Rose, Kaymer, Garcia and the Rest of the Euros Will Beat the US

    Let's face it, with Rory McIlroy , Justin Rose, Martin Kaymer , Sergio Garcia and historic Ryder Cup standouts Lee Westwood and Ian Poulter, Europe is favored in the matches that begin on Friday...

    Kathy Bissell Written by Kathy Bissell about 2 months ago 540 reads 0 comments

  11. Horschel's Dream Becomes Reality; He Beats McIlroy and Furyk for FedEx Cup

    Billy Horschel has “want to,” that intangible quality that is hard if not impossible to teach. This week, this month, he had more of it than the other 125 players who suited up for the FedEx playoffs...

    Kathy Bissell Written by Kathy Bissell about 2 months ago 2,459 reads 0 comments

  12. McIlroy, Horschel, Fowler, Furyk, Day: How Can They Win the FedExCup?

    It’s one of the great unanswerables of the golf season: On Saturday night at the Tour Championship, will the winner of the FedExCup be Rory McIlroy , Billy Horschel , ...

    Kathy Bissell Written by Kathy Bissell about 3 months ago 3,090 reads 0 comments

  13. McIlroy, Horschel and Day: Tour Championship Is Kind of a Big Deal

    To borrow a phrase from Ron Burgundy, for today’s players, the Tour Championship is kind of a big deal. Sure they are tired. Sure they have aches and pains. Sure they have other things going on in their lives at home that need attention...

    Kathy Bissell Written by Kathy Bissell about 3 months ago 3,848 reads 0 comments

  14. PGA Tour Commissioner Tim Finchem Says Ratings Up; No Repeat of 2014 Schedule

    Hold up on the doomsday predictions for golf. PGA Tour Commissioner Tim Finchem said Wednesday at the Tour Championship that cumulative audiences for PGA Tour events were ...

    Kathy Bissell Written by Kathy Bissell about 3 months ago 936 reads 1 comments

  15. Rory McIlroy Drives No. 1 at Cherry Hills CC in BWM Practice Round

    It was a big deal when Arnold Palmer drove the first green at Cherry Hills Country Club in the final round of the 1960 U.S. Open. At that time, the U.S. Open finished on a Saturday, and contestants played 36 holes...

    Kathy Bissell Written by Kathy Bissell about 3 months ago 3,985 reads 1 comments

  16. Ryder Cup: Tom Watson and Paul McGinley Both Play It Safe with Picks

    Tom Watson and Paul McGinley both picked two veterans and one hot player as their wild cards for the Ryder Cup. Watson and McGinley are both charged with winning the matches for country or continent, leading to the need to play it safe and solid...

    Kathy Bissell Written by Kathy Bissell about 3 months ago 1,433 reads 1 comments

  17. Tiger Woods: Does He Already Know Everything About His Own Golf Swing?

    For 20 years, Tiger Woods has had the best instruction from at least three of the world's best, professional-level instructors...

    Kathy Bissell Written by Kathy Bissell about 3 months ago 2,985 reads 3 comments

  18. David Duval, John Daly and Others Get No Mercy; Must Go to Web.com Q-School

    The top 125 in points are in the FedExCup Playoffs. And the No. 126-200 FedExCup point-getters will go into the Web.com Finals, which is the only way to make it to the PGA Tour these days...

    Kathy Bissell Written by Kathy Bissell about 3 months ago 10,806 reads 2 comments

  19. Tiger's D.C. Tournament Moves Dates: PGA Tour Announces 2015 Schedule

    The Quicken Loans National, hosted by Tiger Woods and typically held at courses near Washington, D.C., is switching dates, moving from around July 4 to the week of July 27-August 2...

    Kathy Bissell Written by Kathy Bissell about 4 months ago 3,102 reads 1 comments

  20. Rory McIlroy: Is Grand Slam Next? His Golf Plan for Rest of Season and 2015

    Let's see. Rory McIlroy has already won the U.S. Open, The British Open and two PGA Championships. That's three-fourths of a Grand Slam...

    Kathy Bissell Written by Kathy Bissell about 4 months ago 3,797 reads 2 comments

  21. Rory Favored, but Phil, Jason and Rickie Threaten to Rob Rory of 4th Major

    Rory McIlroy may have one hand on the Wanamaker Trophy, but don’t tell that to Phil Mickelson , Rickie Fowler or Jason Day, all of whom believe they still have chances to take it home...

    Kathy Bissell Written by Kathy Bissell about 4 months ago 418 reads 1 comments

  22. Rory Amazes, Furyk Surprises, Tiger Misses Cut

    Tiger Woods was in the rough, in the sand and in the mud. He hit into places that amateurs usually go. That he missed the entire course a few times is not a surprise. The man has hit out of grass two feet tall and five feet wide...

    Kathy Bissell Written by Kathy Bissell about 4 months ago 937 reads 3 comments

  23. Tiger Woods Could Miss Cut at PGA, Phil Mickelson Starts Ugly and Rebounds

    The world waited and wondered what kind of round Tiger Woods could produce at the PGA Championship. The score, three-over par, put him in 130th place with the afternoon golfers yet to finish...

    Kathy Bissell Written by Kathy Bissell about 4 months ago 4,357 reads 2 comments

  24. WGC-Bridgestone Will Tell Us the State of Tiger Woods' Game for the Rest of 2014

    Tiger Woods has eight victories at Firestone Country Club, host of the WGC -Bridgestone Invitational. For some professionals, that's more than they can amass in a career...

    Kathy Bissell Written by Kathy Bissell about 4 months ago 3,632 reads 5 comments

  25. Olympic Golf Selection Process Excludes Many Countries

    Finally, the International Golf Federation let the real cat out of the bag on who will be able to compete in the 2016 Olympics. It was done during British Open week, figuring it would get buried in other headlines...

    Kathy Bissell Written by Kathy Bissell about 4 months ago 983 reads 1 comments