1. 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 8 days ago 696 reads 1 comments

  2. 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 12 days ago 4,864 reads 1 comments

  3. 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 28 days ago 5,475 reads 0 comments

  4. 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 29 days ago 1,961 reads 0 comments

  5. 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 30 days ago 3,306 reads 0 comments

  6. 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 1 month ago 959 reads 1 comments

  7. 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 1 month ago 1,970 reads 0 comments

  8. 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 1 month ago 1,825 reads 1 comments

  9. 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 1 month ago 3,863 reads 6 comments

  10. 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 2 months ago 2,015 reads 2 comments

  11. 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 2 months ago 7,027 reads 1 comments

  12. 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 3 months ago 9,115 reads 22 comments

  13. 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 3 months ago 1,181 reads 1 comments

  14. 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 3 months ago 4,050 reads 9 comments

  15. 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 3 months ago 1,478 reads 0 comments

  16. 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 4 months ago 1,950 reads 4 comments

  17. 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 4 months ago 9,579 reads 1 comments

  18. 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 4 months ago 2,688 reads 1 comments

  19. 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 5 months ago 3,831 reads 1 comments

  20. 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 5 months ago 519 reads 0 comments

  21. 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 5 months ago 5,594 reads 1 comments

  22. 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 5 months ago 3,223 reads 1 comments

  23. 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 5 months ago 2,112 reads 1 comments

  24. 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 6 months ago 9,988 reads 2 comments

  25. 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 6 months ago 2,417 reads 0 comments