1. 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 over 1 year ago 4,199 reads 10 comments

  2. 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...

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  3. 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 ...

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  4. 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...

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  5. 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 ...

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  6. 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 over 1 year ago 1,234 reads 1 comments

  7. 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 over 1 year ago 1,283 reads 1 comments

  8. 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...

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  9. 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 over 1 year ago 1,891 reads 5 comments

  10. 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...

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  11. 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...

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  12. 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, ...

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  13. 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...

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  14. 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...

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  15. 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 over 1 year ago 867 reads 8 comments

  16. Rookie Jordan Spieth Challenges Scott and Stenson at Tour Championship

    Jordan Spieth has had a pinch-me year. Right now, he’s in third place, behind Henrik Stenson and Adam Scott at the Tour Championship. He’s an anomaly. Spieth turned professional instead of finishing college...

    Kathy Bissell Written by Kathy Bissell about over 1 year ago 1,126 reads 1 comments

  17. Will Tiger Woods Win the FedEx Cup or Will It Be Scott, Kuchar or Someone Else?

    Tiger Woods has put himself in the driver's seat for winning the FedEx Cup. But there are 29 other guys who want to bump him out of the way. The difficulty of overcoming the field is what motivates him to play golf...

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  18. Can Henrik Stenson Stay Ahead of Tiger Woods and Win FedEx Cup?

    This time of year, it's all about the math, not just the score for a tournament. Right now, Henrik Stenson is leading in the FedEx Cup. But he is just 14 points ahead of Tiger Woods ...

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  19. Johnny Miller, Brandel Chamblee Say Old Q-School Better Than Web.com Playoffs

    We're only a week and a day into the Web.com Playoffs that determine the second 25 PGA Tour cards for 2014, out of a total of 50, and already two guys with some experience say they like the old Q-School better...

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  20. Mickelson Wants at Least One More Win in 2013 for Chance at Player of the Year

    Phil Mickelson, the man who has everything. Beautiful wife, great family, fabulous career, the Big House, the Big Jet, the Big Corporate Contracts. And yet there are some things he knows are missing...

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  21. Tiger Woods' Spasm, Phil Mickelson's Near-Miracle, Adam Scott Pulls a Norman

    If The Barclays was any predictor, the upcoming Deutsche Bank Championship should be exhilarating. Barclays was better than car crashes and dangerous pit stops at NASCAR , particularly in the last three hours...

    Kathy Bissell Written by Kathy Bissell about almost 2 years ago 1,255 reads 5 comments

  22. Tiger Woods: With No Major Victories, What's Left for Him in 2013?

    Tiger Woods probably had so much steam coming out of his ears after leaving Rochester, NY, that he didn't need jet fuel for the plane home...

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  23. Jason Dufner Wins PGA: Ready, Set, Start Dufnering!

    Rickie Fowler’s done it. Luke Donald ’s done it. Bubba Watson’s done it with the General Lee. Dan Hicks and Peter Jacobsen have done it together...

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  24. Tiger Woods, Phil Mickelson, and Others Explain Why It's Hard to Win a Major

    “It's hard to win a major championship, let alone repeat a major championship,” Graeme McDowell said earlier this year...

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  25. Adam Scott and Justin Rose Contending at PGA Championship, Mickelson Makes Cut

    Golf can be a strange sport. On the same day that ponchos and umbrellas sold out, Webb Simpson tied the course record at Oak Hill. Meanwhile, Masters champ Adam Scott and U.S...

    Kathy Bissell Written by Kathy Bissell about almost 2 years ago 690 reads 1 comments