1. Legends of Golf Finds New Sponsor, Moves to Branson, Adds Par-3 Course

    The Legends of Golf , the tournament that started the Champions Tour back in 1978, has a reeled in a new sponsor, moved to a new location and will add a par-3 course to the competition...

    Kathy Bissell Written by Kathy Bissell about 7 months ago 2,222 reads 0 comments

  2. Pre-Seeding Tiger Woods, Phil Mickelson Could Make Match Play a Really Big Show

    The biggest issue with the Accenture Match Play tournament is there's no controlling who gets to the quarterfinals, semifinals and finals...

    Kathy Bissell Written by Kathy Bissell about 7 months ago 5,801 reads 16 comments

  3. What Happens Next? Fun of Accenture Match Play Is Guessing the Outcome

    No matter who is in the field or who is eliminated, the fun of Accenture Match Play is the guessing. Will Henrik Stenson go all the way to the finals? Will Rory McIlroy last until ...

    Kathy Bissell Written by Kathy Bissell about 7 months ago 621 reads 0 comments

  4. Butch Harmon: Is He the Winningest Man on the PGA Tour?

    If Steve Williams can count Adam Scott's victories at the World Series of Golf and at The Masters as wins, how many do you think Butch Harmon can count?   Butch would probably say one: the 1971 Broome County Open...

    Kathy Bissell Written by Kathy Bissell about 7 months ago 1,852 reads 2 comments

  5. Jack Nicklaus Thinks USGA Will Change Golf Ball; Learned to Be Patient Closer

    Jack Nicklaus received the National Golf Course Owners Association Award of Merit recently in Orlando. At the dinner where the award was presented, he commented on several topics, including the golf ball...

    Kathy Bissell Written by Kathy Bissell about 8 months ago 6,532 reads 3 comments

  6. Woods Better at Dubai, Talks Game and Majors; McIlroy's Star Shines Once More

    After a week when the stock market tumbled and Tiger Woods failed to miss a Saturday cut at a golf course where he's won eight times, you had to wonder if the axis of the earth had shifted permanently...

    Kathy Bissell Written by Kathy Bissell about 8 months ago 5,097 reads 1 comments

  7. Mickelson Likes His New Driver, Playing West Coast and Staying off Social Media

    If you want to watch Phil Mickelson this week, it's time to stay up late or get up early. He and Rory McIlroy are both at the Abu Dhabi HSBC with television times starting at 4 a...

    Kathy Bissell Written by Kathy Bissell about 8 months ago 4,171 reads 5 comments

  8. Zach Johnson Overcomes Dustin Johnson Plus Three Major Champs on Maui

    With defending champ Dustin Johnson, Masters champ Adam Scott, PGA Champ Jason Dufner and former U.S. Open champ Webb Simpson—all long hitters—in a field of winners, ...

    Kathy Bissell Written by Kathy Bissell about 9 months ago 1,680 reads 0 comments

  9. Why Tiger Woods Has a Great Shot at 3 Majors in 2014

    It's been a while since Tiger Woods won a major championship—five years and counting. Woods probably knows it down to the day. Certainly, no one is looking forward to breaking that non-major streak more than him...

    Kathy Bissell Written by Kathy Bissell about 10 months ago 4,653 reads 5 comments

  10. Tiger Woods Recaps 2013, Explains Why Majors Are Hard to Win, Likes 2014 Majors

    The excuse is the Northwestern Mutual World Challenge, but who cares, so long as it provides an opportunity to gain insight into what Tiger Woods is thinking about his recent season, next year and why it is hard to win big events...

    Kathy Bissell Written by Kathy Bissell about 10 months ago 2,153 reads 0 comments

  11. Tiger Woods, Phil Mickelson and the 10 Biggest Golf Surprises of 2013

    Every year in golf brings a plethora of surprise winners and losers, and 2013 was no exception. Let's take a look. 10. Graeme McDowell, PGA Tour First-Time Winner Despite all his excellent play, his victory at the U...

    Kathy Bissell Written by Kathy Bissell about 10 months ago 4,129 reads 10 comments

  12. Henrik Stenson Must Finish Ahead of McDowell, Rose and Poulter for Golf First

    Henrik Stenson is chasing history of a sort. Modern history, the kind designed by money. He's trying to become the first person to win the FedEx Cup and the Race to Dubai...

    Kathy Bissell Written by Kathy Bissell about 10 months ago 967 reads 0 comments

  13. PGA Championship and Players Championship Will Have $10 Million Purses in 2014

    The PGA Championship and the Players Championship, with the strongest fields all season, will both have $10 million purses in 2014 according to PGA of America president Ted Bishop and PGA Tour commissioner Tim Finchem ...

    Kathy Bissell Written by Kathy Bissell about 11 months ago 543 reads 1 comments

  14. Why TV Call-in Rules Viewers and Booth-Bound Commentators May Not Be Right

    The whole armchair rules officiating thing has hit a new high or low this year, and it's time for those at home to understand a few things about television versus reality...

    Kathy Bissell Written by Kathy Bissell about 11 months ago 1,674 reads 12 comments

  15. Phil Mickelson: The Least Number of Golf Tournaments He Could Play in 2014

    Phil Mickelson , Tiger Woods and others say they've been coveting Steve Stricker's 2013 schedule. In 2013, Steve Stricker played the reduced minimum of 13 events, two lower than ...

    Kathy Bissell Written by Kathy Bissell about 11 months ago 4,391 reads 4 comments

  16. Olympics Should Use Old World Cup Qualifying Format Instead of World Rankings

    The World Cup will be played in a few weeks at Royal Melbourne in Australia. With golf going into the 2016 Olympics, maybe Olympic officials need to take a look at the history of the World Cup and make some revisions in format and selection process...

    Kathy Bissell Written by Kathy Bissell about 11 months ago 1,154 reads 1 comments

  17. Webb Simpson Says FedEx Points Incentivized Him to Play Fall PGA Tour Events

    While some may be vacationing, getting new equipment fitted, conducting clinics or playing in overseas events for sponsors, 2012 U.S. Open champ Webb Simpson is getting a leg up on 2014...

    Kathy Bissell Written by Kathy Bissell about 11 months ago 1,127 reads 1 comments

  18. PGA Tour Borrows Schedule from Euros; Euros Borrow Finals from PGA Tour

    Surprise! The 2014 PGA Tour season started last week. It's taking a page from the European Tour and starting early. Starting a season before the calendar year changes is an idea that the Europeans have used for at least a decade...

    Kathy Bissell Written by Kathy Bissell about 11 months ago 562 reads 0 comments

  19. Nick Price Would Repeat; Fred Couples Said He's Done; Team Friendships Created

    Another President's Cup is in the books. Fred Couples swears this is his last one. Yet the members of his teams love him. He thinks he’s too old to do this again, and said there are other people in line...

    Kathy Bissell Written by Kathy Bissell about 12 months ago 1,819 reads 5 comments

  20. Golfers Beaten by Presidents Cup Stormy Weather

    At the conclusion of the third-round better-ball matches at the Presidents Cup, it was clear that there was a third team involved in the competition: the weathermen, and not the militant group from the 1960s...

    Kathy Bissell Written by Kathy Bissell about 12 months ago 2,143 reads 2 comments

  21. Woods and Mickelson Go Low; Internationals Surprise at Presidents Cup

    Alternate shot, or foursomes as it is properly called, is the hardest format in golf. A team of two golfers hit every other shot...

    Kathy Bissell Written by Kathy Bissell about 12 months ago 683 reads 0 comments

  22. Like the Olympics, the Presidents Cup Is Now About Growth of the Game

    The Presidents Cup fulfills a mission that often goes overlooked. Whether you believe, as some do, that it was created after Greg Norman lobbied for a Ryder Cup-like event for non-Europeans, ...

    Kathy Bissell Written by Kathy Bissell about 12 months ago 690 reads 1 comments

  23. Web.com Championship: Good and Bad Aspects Still Give 50 Guys PGA Tour Cards

    If you thought the FedEx Cup points—with the resets and the Tour Championship points addition and subtraction—were a lot of fun, then you had to love the Web.com Tour Championship...

    Kathy Bissell Written by Kathy Bissell about 12 months ago 1,248 reads 0 comments

  24. Tiger Woods Gets Player of the Year, Jordan Spieth Is Rookie of the Year

    PGA Tour commissioner Tim Finchem announced on Friday that Tiger Woods had garnered the votes from PGA Tour players to earn Player of The Year honors. In addition, Jordan Spieth is Rookie of The Year...

    Kathy Bissell Written by Kathy Bissell about 12 months ago 723 reads 0 comments

  25. Tiger Woods and Others Tired; Playoffs Not for the Weak or Weary

    At the beginning of the golf season, it looked like the PGA Tour finally had it right with the scheduling of the playoffs. Two weeks on, a week break, two weeks back on, a week break, Presidents Cup...

    Kathy Bissell Written by Kathy Bissell about 1 year ago 824 reads 8 comments