1. The Myth of Deeper PGA Tour Fields During Tiger Woods' Era

    It is a point that is made over and over again. Not just when Tiger Woods is being compared to Jack Nicklaus, but when any modern golfer is compared to one from a generation ago...

    Mike  Lynch Written by Mike Lynch about 1 year ago 2,499 reads 7 comments

  2. Why Ben Hogan Was the Greatest Golfer of All Time

    The possibility of Ben Hogan being the greatest golfer of all time had never crossed my mind until a few years ago. Looking back, it is easy to see how he could be overlooked by myself and many other fans of the sport...

    Mike  Lynch Written by Mike Lynch about over 1 year ago 5,727 reads 21 comments

  3. 10 Courses That Should Be Added as Major Championship Venues

    The major championships in professional golf undoubtedly provide the biggest stage for both the golfers and fans. Golfers are faced with added pressure along with a course that is among the most difficult they will play all season...

    Mike  Lynch Written by Mike Lynch about 2 years ago 1,534 reads 4 comments

  4. 10 American Golfers Whose Games Best Translate to PGA Tour's British Courses

    With Webb Simpson capturing the US Open, American golfers have been victorious at the last three major championships. This followed a stretch of six majors that were won by international players...

    Mike  Lynch Written by Mike Lynch about 2 years ago 5,722 reads 1 comments

  5. New Jersey Devils: It's Time to Think About Martin Brodeur's Successor

    The New Jersey Devils are facing a dilemma this offseason. No, I am not talking about the possible departure of unrestricted free agent Zach Parise, rather that of 40-year-old UFA Martin Brodeur ...

    Mike  Lynch Written by Mike Lynch about 2 years ago 121 reads 9 comments

  6. U.S. Open Cut Line 2012: Full Look at Names Missing the Cut

    The 2012 U.S. Open at Olympic Club has claimed some high-profile victims after 36 holes. The top two ranked players in the world will be packing their bags and departing San Francisco earlier than anticipated...

    Mike  Lynch Written by Mike Lynch about 2 years ago 6,603 reads 2 comments

  7. Zach Parise: Odds That New Jersey Devils Will Be Able to Keep Their Captain

    At the beginning of this past hockey season, odds seemed low that the New Jersey Devils would be keeping Zach Parise long term...

    Mike  Lynch Written by Mike Lynch about 2 years ago 3,563 reads 12 comments

  8. US Open Golf Scores 2012: Dissecting the Day 1 Leaderboard

    The first round of the U.S. Open has produced a tightly packed leaderboard and a largely unknown golfer at the top. Michael Thompson, a 27-year-old player ranked 107th in the world, shot a fabulous 66...

    Mike  Lynch Written by Mike Lynch about 2 years ago 6,662 reads 4 comments

  9. Rory McIlroy: What Rory Must Do to Capture 2012 U.S. Open Title

    Rory McIlroy will enter the Olympic Club Thursday looking to defend his crown of U.S. Open Champion. He captured the 2011 Open at Congressional in record fashion, shattering the scoring mark with his unfathomable 16-under-par total...

    Mike  Lynch Written by Mike Lynch about 2 years ago 103 reads 1 comments

  10. Stanley Cup Finals: 5 Goats for Devils During Series with Kings

    The New Jersey Devils were eliminated in six games by the Los Angeles Kings in the Stanley Cup Finals. The Devils fell behind three games to none, but rallied to force a Game 6...

    Mike  Lynch Written by Mike Lynch about 2 years ago 958 reads 4 comments

  11. U.S. Open Golf 2012: Everything You Need to Know About the Olympic Club

    The U.S. Open will return to the Lake Course of the Olympic Club in San Francisco, California this week. 2012 marks the fifth time that the course will hold the US Open, as the club previously hosted the Open in 1955, 1966, 1987 and 1998...

    Mike  Lynch Written by Mike Lynch about 2 years ago 5,021 reads 8 comments

  12. Martin Brodeur: Making a Case for Devils Superstar Being the Best Goalie Ever

    Martin Brodeur has added another chapter to his remarkable storybook career in the 2012 playoffs. No matter the result of the Stanley Cup Finals, Brodeur deserves much credit for helping the New Jersey Devils reach it this season...

    Mike  Lynch Written by Mike Lynch about 2 years ago 1,670 reads 19 comments

  13. Stanley Cup Finals 2012: How the New Jersey Devils Got to the Finals

    The New Jersey Devils were not expected to be a Stanley Cup contender this season. They were coming off a disastrous season where they missed the playoffs for the first time since 1996...

    Mike  Lynch Written by Mike Lynch about 2 years ago 626 reads 0 comments

  14. NHL Free Agent Rumors: 5 Teams That Could Win the Zach Parise Sweepstakes

    Zach Parise is slated to become an unrestricted free agent on July 1. The 27-year-old winger will be coming off a one-year contract for $6 million from the New Jersey Devils...

    Mike  Lynch Written by Mike Lynch about 2 years ago 7,496 reads 18 comments

  15. Rory McIlroy: Why His Game Has Fallen Apart

    Rory McIlroy missed his second consecutive cut this week at the BMW PGA Championship. His opening round score of 74 was followed by a meltdown on Friday with a 79...

    Mike  Lynch Written by Mike Lynch about 2 years ago 3,114 reads 17 comments

  16. Top PGA Tour Stars Would Be Wise to Play the RBC Heritage

    Harbor Town Golf Links, host of the RBC Heritage , is a course with an illustrious history of great champions. Jack Nicklaus, Arnold Palmer, Tom Watson, Nick Faldo, Johnny Miller, Bernhard Langer and Greg Norman led the pack through the 1980s...

    Mike  Lynch Written by Mike Lynch about over 2 years ago 277 reads 9 comments

  17. Ben Hogan's Limited Schedule Is Not the Answer for Tiger Woods

    Tiger Woods appears to no longer be capable of playing anything close to a full schedule. He has had significant injury problems in four of his last five seasons. In 2008, he had surgery for a torn ACL in his left knee following the US Open...

    Mike  Lynch Written by Mike Lynch about over 2 years ago 503 reads 19 comments

  18. WGC-Cadillac Championship 2012: Rose Prevails, Tiger Withdraws with Injury

    Justin Rose fired a final-round 70 to win the WGC-Cadillac Championship at Doral. He finished at 16 under (par) for a one-stroke victory. Bubba Watson struggled to a 74 after entering Sunday with the lead...

    Mike  Lynch Written by Mike Lynch about over 2 years ago 2,371 reads 6 comments

  19. Silly Analysis of Tiger Woods and Rory McIlroy Continues at Doral

    Over analyzing single rounds of golf is a chronic problem within the media. It is perfectly fine to examine each shot a golfer hits. It is acceptable to look at fairways and greens hit, putting statistics and scrambling numbers...

    Mike  Lynch Written by Mike Lynch about over 2 years ago 253 reads 11 comments

  20. Northern Trust Open: Bill Haas Wins over Lefty and Bradley in One for the Ages

    The Northern Trust Open provided the type of storybook drama that is usually reserved for major championships. Bill Haas defeated Keegan Bradley and Phil Mickelson by sinking a 45-foot birdie putt on the second playoff hole at Riviera...

    Mike  Lynch Written by Mike Lynch about over 2 years ago 434 reads 4 comments

  21. Northern Trust Open: Riviera Is the Best Venue on the PGA Tour

    It is unfortunate that the Northern Trust Open is overshadowed because of timing. The Pebble Beach Pro-Am and the WGC Match Play steal much of the thunder that is deserving of the Riviera Country Club in Los Angeles...

    Mike  Lynch Written by Mike Lynch about over 2 years ago 411 reads 2 comments

  22. Tiger Woods Is out of Excuses After Pebble Beach Collapse

    I have argued since my first time writing here that Tiger Woods ' decline was not caused by a swing change and injuries. While they played some factor the main problem was that mentally he is no longer as strong...

    Mike  Lynch Written by Mike Lynch about over 2 years ago 714 reads 35 comments

  23. Top 10 Delusional Fanbases in Sports

    If your particular team makes this list, please do not take offense. Delusional fanbases are often largely caused by a bandwagon effect. Less informed fans swell the ranks and their delusion taints the entire group...

    Mike  Lynch Written by Mike Lynch about over 2 years ago 1,516 reads 8 comments

  24. AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-AM: The Disgraceful Television Coverage

    I admit. I am a difficult person to please when it comes to golf coverage. I find it to be overly focused on too few players, below-average "signature" holes and reading putts. Despite this, at no point do I want to change the channel...

    Mike  Lynch Written by Mike Lynch about over 2 years ago 5,958 reads 22 comments

  25. Phil Mickelson: PGA Superstar Is No Longer a Top Contender

    Phil Mickelson struggled with a 77 in the first round of the Farmers Insurance Open. For the second straight week, he has put himself in a hole in Round 1...

    Mike  Lynch Written by Mike Lynch about over 2 years ago 574 reads 5 comments