1. 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 2 years ago 1,244 reads 1 comments

  2. 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 2 years ago 1,304 reads 1 comments

  3. 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 over 2 years ago 625 reads 0 comments

  4. 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 2 years ago 1,903 reads 5 comments

  5. 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 over 2 years ago 2,234 reads 2 comments

  6. 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 over 2 years ago 729 reads 0 comments

  7. 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 over 2 years ago 736 reads 1 comments

  8. 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 over 2 years ago 1,334 reads 0 comments

  9. 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 over 2 years ago 810 reads 0 comments

  10. 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 2 years ago 870 reads 8 comments

  11. 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 2 years ago 1,132 reads 1 comments

  12. 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...

    Kathy Bissell Written by Kathy Bissell about over 2 years ago 4,614 reads 3 comments

  13. 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 ...

    Kathy Bissell Written by Kathy Bissell about over 2 years ago 2,772 reads 0 comments

  14. 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...

    Kathy Bissell Written by Kathy Bissell about over 2 years ago 1,536 reads 1 comments

  15. 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...

    Kathy Bissell Written by Kathy Bissell about almost 3 years ago 1,788 reads 7 comments

  16. 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 3 years ago 1,258 reads 5 comments

  17. 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...

    Kathy Bissell Written by Kathy Bissell about almost 3 years ago 8,970 reads 47 comments

  18. 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...

    Kathy Bissell Written by Kathy Bissell about almost 3 years ago 7,297 reads 4 comments

  19. 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...

    Kathy Bissell Written by Kathy Bissell about almost 3 years ago 2,417 reads 3 comments

  20. 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 3 years ago 695 reads 1 comments

  21. Jim Furyk Surprises with Lead at PGA; Estimates Secret Green Speeds

    Jim Furyk was one shot off the course record of 64 in his opening round at the PGA Championship. It was a bit of a surprise, based on his recent play...

    Kathy Bissell Written by Kathy Bissell about almost 3 years ago 512 reads 1 comments

  22. Trevino Takes on USGA, Analyzes Oak Hill, Picks Zach Johnson to Win PGA

    Lee Trevino is never at a loss for words, which is a great thing if you're asking him to be a dinner speaker...

    Kathy Bissell Written by Kathy Bissell about almost 3 years ago 3,580 reads 5 comments

  23. With WGC Victory, Tiger Woods Must Be Favorite for PGA

    Several times in the past two years Tiger Woods has looked like Tiger Woods, but at the WGC Bridgestone , he finally played like Tiger Woods. It's a good sign for the PGA ...

    Kathy Bissell Written by Kathy Bissell about almost 3 years ago 818 reads 1 comments

  24. Phil Mickelson and Dustin Johnson Have the Harmon-Factor Advantage at PGA

    Next week, Phil Mickelson , Dustin Johnson and any other player who is coached by Butch Harmon or Billy Harmon will have a slight edge over the field. It's insider information. And it's 100 percent legal...

    Kathy Bissell Written by Kathy Bissell about almost 3 years ago 3,229 reads 1 comments

  25. Jack Nicklaus Says Today's Golf Ball to Blame for Slow Play

    When describing the length of the Sunday round at the 1983 Kemper Open, f ormer CBS announcer Ben Wright said something like "See those ducks? They were mere eggs at the beginning of today...

    Kathy Bissell Written by Kathy Bissell about almost 3 years ago 19,986 reads 25 comments