1. Jordan Spieth Compares '14 Masters and Players Losses; Eyes a Players Victory

    Jordan Spieth ’s big losses in 2014 at the Masters and The Players Championship were great learning experiences. But they were different from his perspective. “This year at the Masters, I was in the lead after two rounds...

    Kathy Bissell Written by Kathy Bissell about 1 year ago 1,683 reads 0 comments

  2. Do Tiger Woods' Record and David Duval's Opinion Mean the Players Is Now a Major

    Tiger Woods ’ record may be one way to decide if The Players Championship is a major. And one of Woods’ contemporaries, David Duval, winner of the Players and British Open and former No...

    Kathy Bissell Written by Kathy Bissell about 1 year ago 2,550 reads 2 comments

  3. Jordan, Bubba, Justin, Dustin, Kuch Out: New Match Play Format Has Problems

    Halfway through the WGC- Cadillac Match Play, you needed breadcrumbs, bloodhounds, a couple seeing eye dogs and the Long Island Medium to figure out who was in and who was out and what each match meant...

    Kathy Bissell Written by Kathy Bissell about 1 year ago 1,683 reads 2 comments

  4. Rory, Jordan, Bubba: Unknowns Abound, Picks Tough at Cadillac Match Play

    The suspense is over. We now know how the Cadillac Match Play is going to work, although we don't know whether we will like the results or if the players will like the results...

    Kathy Bissell Written by Kathy Bissell about over 1 year ago 831 reads 1 comments

  5. Stars Like Rory, Bubba, Jordan Should Stay Alive for Weekend in New Match Play

    The problem with match play is that it's unpredictable. Anybody can beat anybody over 18 holes. Nick O'Hern beat Tiger Woods in the first round in 2007 and in the second round in 2005, for example...

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  6. Jordan Spieth: No Guarantee He'll Win Sunday; Woods, McIlroy Still Have Chance

    While most of the county has been falling in love with Jordan Spieth’s golf game, he showed Saturday that his supposedly large lead was not safe enough to guarantee a victory on Sunday...

    Kathy Bissell Written by Kathy Bissell about over 1 year ago 784 reads 1 comments

  7. Pain-Free Phil Mickelson Regains Clubhead Speed, Is Ready for Masters

    Phil Mickelson gave up some new information this week about his game in recent months and about how he views the Masters. "When I started last year, I was a little hurt, and my speed wasn't where it needed to be," he said...

    Kathy Bissell Written by Kathy Bissell about over 1 year ago 5,800 reads 1 comments

  8. Matt Every and Rulings Upend Stenson at Arnold Palmer Invitational

    OK, it wasn’t politically correct, but Matt Every admitted that when Henrik Stenson missed his putt to tie at the 18th, he was thinking, “You’re already in (the Masters)...

    Kathy Bissell Written by Kathy Bissell about over 1 year ago 5,533 reads 0 comments

  9. McIlroy Has Uphill Battle to Best Henrik Stenson at Arnold Palmer Invitational

    When it comes to who will win the Arnold Palmer Invitational, even Rory McIlroy, seven back of Henrik Stenson , has a chance for victory. Two other major champs tied with him in 12th place, Keegan Bradley and Louis Oosthuizen do too...

    Kathy Bissell Written by Kathy Bissell about over 1 year ago 1,970 reads 0 comments

  10. Rory McIlroy Has Dinner with Arnie; Goes Low in Round 2 with 5 Birdies

    Rory McIlroy lived out the dreams of many amateurs and professionals when he had dinner with Arnold Palmer after his first round at The King’s tournament. It was complete with dessert, a banana split, at Palmer’s insistence...

    Kathy Bissell Written by Kathy Bissell about over 1 year ago 3,328 reads 0 comments

  11. Rory McIlroy Makes His Debut at Arnold Palmer Invitational, Shoots -2

    It's hard to believe that the current No.1 player in the world had not made it to Arnold Palmer’s tournament until this year. However, if Rory McIlroy 's comments about the tournament to date are any indication, he may book a return trip...

    Kathy Bissell Written by Kathy Bissell about over 1 year ago 979 reads 1 comments

  12. Arnold Palmer Still on Top of Tournament Organization Despite Shoulder Injury

    There’s a tradition on the PGA Tour that active players, even legends, do not have tournaments with their names in the title. So when Arnold Palmer considered himself retired in 2007, he put his name on what had been the Bay Hill Invitational...

    Kathy Bissell Written by Kathy Bissell about over 1 year ago 2,096 reads 0 comments

  13. Bubba Watson on Being a Major Champion and Looking for a 3rd Green Jacket

    "The first time you win any tournament, but win the Masters, I don't know if you've ever won it, but first time you ever win it, it's very difficult to handle," Bubba Watson admitted...

    Kathy Bissell Written by Kathy Bissell about over 1 year ago 1,845 reads 1 comments

  14. Why Davis Love Is Ryder Cup Captain: PGA from Mars, Fred Couples from Venus

    If you've never read the groundbreaking book Men Are from Mars, Women Are from Venus , the idea that the PGA of America is Mars and Fred Couples is Venus might not make sense to you...

    Kathy Bissell Written by Kathy Bissell about over 1 year ago 4,001 reads 6 comments

  15. Surprise Decision by Ryder Cup Task Force: Maybe All We Need Is Love

    The not-quite-official announcement of Davis Love III as the next US Ryder Cup captain was a little reminiscent of the Monty Python skit: " You never expect the Spanish Inquisition !!" We never expected Davis Love...

    Kathy Bissell Written by Kathy Bissell about over 1 year ago 2,051 reads 2 comments

  16. Tiger Woods' Glutes: Is There Anything to His Comment About Their Deactivating?

    When Tiger Woods withdrew partway through his first round at the Farmers Insurance Open, he cited back pain due to gluteal muscles that were "deactivated." He made it sound like they were intercontinental ballistic missiles...

    Kathy Bissell Written by Kathy Bissell about over 1 year ago 7,262 reads 2 comments

  17. Tiger Woods: Does He Need a Completely New Game or Just More Practice?

    Depending on whom you listen to, Tiger Woods either needs to go back to Butch Harmon or Hank Haney or just needs more practice...

    Kathy Bissell Written by Kathy Bissell about over 1 year ago 9,168 reads 22 comments

  18. Jay Haas and Bill Haas: Are They One of the Great Father-Son Duos in Golf?

    With Bill Haas' victory at last week's Humana Classic, it might be time to give Bill and his father, Jay Haas, their due as being one of the most remarkable winning families in the history of professional golf...

    Kathy Bissell Written by Kathy Bissell about over 1 year ago 1,490 reads 1 comments

  19. Are 400-Yard Drives so Commonplace That Par Fours Are Now Par Threes?

    With The Plantation Course at Kapalua in the rear-view mirror, it's time to talk long ball again. At the Hyundai Tournament of Champions, nine drives went 400 yards or more...

    Kathy Bissell Written by Kathy Bissell about over 1 year ago 4,726 reads 9 comments

  20. Zach Johnson: How Did Short-Hitting Zach Johnson Win Hyundai on a Long Course?

    In the 2014 season, there were 999 drives of 348 yards or longer. Not one of them belonged to Zach Johnson . His average drive is so far back of that you almost need a range finder to locate it...

    Kathy Bissell Written by Kathy Bissell about over 1 year ago 1,619 reads 0 comments

  21. Jordan Spieth: Is He the Next Dominant Player to Watch on the PGA Tour?

    When we think of dominant play in golf, we think of Tiger Woods winning the U.S. Open by 15 strokes in 2000 or winning The Masters by 12 shots in 1997. It's unusual for anyone to win a golf tournament by that large a margin...

    Kathy Bissell Written by Kathy Bissell about over 1 year ago 1,973 reads 4 comments

  22. Tiger Woods: What's Next for His Short Game and His 2015 Schedule

    In the next two months, Tiger Woods has some work to do on his game—particularly his short game. In terms of his calendar for the next few months, he said, "It's a pretty full schedule...

    Kathy Bissell Written by Kathy Bissell about over 1 year ago 9,686 reads 1 comments

  23. Tiger Woods Is Still Sick; Jordan Spieth, Shoots 63 for 7-Shot Lead

    The stories at the top and bottom of the leaderboard at the Hero World Challenge were very different. At the lowest rung was tournament host, Tiger Woods , fighting nausea and actually vomiting during the third round...

    Kathy Bissell Written by Kathy Bissell about over 1 year ago 2,738 reads 1 comments

  24. Tiger Woods: His Next Major Starts Now at Hero World Challenge

    Tiger Woods has been a man of mystery for most of 2014. Now, as the year concludes, he is teeing it up in what could be considered his next major...

    Kathy Bissell Written by Kathy Bissell about over 1 year ago 3,848 reads 1 comments

  25. Suzy Whaley: How Much Impact Will She Have as First Woman Officer of the PGA

    When Suzy Whaley was little, it’s not likely that she looked at mom or dad and said "One day, I want to be an officer of the PGA of America...

    Kathy Bissell Written by Kathy Bissell about over 1 year ago 558 reads 0 comments