1. Donald Trump on Verge of Buying Historic Turnberry in Scotland

    The Telegraph reported that Donald Trump is in the process of adding another golf property to his vast real estate holdings. Trump is purchasing historic Turnberry in Scotland...

    Fred Altvater Written by Fred Altvater about 6 months ago 520 reads 0 comments

  2. Lydia Ko Wins Swinging Skirts LPGA Classic, Moves to No. 2 in the Rolex Rankings

    Lydia Ko won her first tour event as an LPGA member at the Swinging Skirts LPGA Classic and will move to No. 2 in the world. She just turned 17 years old on Thursday, and the $270,000 winner’s check is a nice birthday gift to herself...

    Fred Altvater Written by Fred Altvater about 6 months ago 1,552 reads 0 comments

  3. 10 Players Struggling on 2014 PGA Tour

    With Tiger Woods forced to take time away from the tour as a result of back surgery and Phil Mickelson battling health issues of his own, other players like Jimmy Walker and Patrick Reed have multiple wins in 2014...

    Fred Altvater Written by Fred Altvater about 6 months ago 5,584 reads 2 comments

  4. Has Lee Westwood Had Hall of Fame Career Without a Major Title?

    Many people have forgotten that Lee Westwood spent 22 weeks as the No. 1-ranked player in the world in the latter part of 2010 and early 2011. Most golf fans think of him as a very good European Tour player who has not won a major championship...

    Fred Altvater Written by Fred Altvater about 6 months ago 1,413 reads 16 comments

  5. Is Michelle Wie Ready to Win a Major Championship on the LPGA Tour?

    Michelle Wie is just 24 years old, but she has been a professional golfer for nearly 10 years. The LPGA Tour is reluctant to admit membership to young women under the age of 18...

    Fred Altvater Written by Fred Altvater about 6 months ago 2,665 reads 6 comments

  6. Ryder Cup Teams for Gleneagles Are Beginning to Take Shape

    Even though the Ryder Cup is still a little more than five months from now, it’s not too early to start talking about it...

    Fred Altvater Written by Fred Altvater about 6 months ago 2,783 reads 3 comments

  7. 6 Things We Learned from 2014 Masters Tournament

    The 78th Masters Tournament is in the books, and Bubba Watson is wearing his second green jacket. The Azaleas and Dogwoods were in full bloom, and Augusta National never looked so pristine...

    Fred Altvater Written by Fred Altvater about 6 months ago 1,530 reads 1 comments

  8. The Masters Is the Easiest Major Championship to Win

    You have heard the prognosticators drone on and on about the favorites to win the 2014 Masters. Perhaps 20-25 men have a realistic chance to win the tournament this week at Augusta National ...

    Fred Altvater Written by Fred Altvater about 6 months ago 657 reads 0 comments

  9. Ranking the 10 Most Memorable Masters Tournaments

    The best golfers from around the world descend on Augusta National Golf Club this week for the Masters tournament...

    Fred Altvater Written by Fred Altvater about 7 months ago 1,931 reads 4 comments

  10. Tiger Woods' Surgery Will Allow Younger Players to Dominate PGA Tour

    It’s hard to believe Tiger Woods and Phil Mickelson are at a disadvantage on the golf course, but that is indeed the case. Mickelson is 43 years old and will turn 44 on the Monday following the U...

    Fred Altvater Written by Fred Altvater about 7 months ago 2,851 reads 3 comments

  11. 10 Best Young Players on PGA Tour

    With the proliferation of talented golfers under the age of 30 winning PGA Tour events, who is the best young golfer currently on the PGA Tour? Rory McIlroy (24), Keegan ...

    Fred Altvater Written by Fred Altvater about 7 months ago 14,458 reads 14 comments

  12. Champions Tour Players Esteban Toledo and Mike Goodes Play for Love of the Game

    I had the opportunity to play a round of golf with two Champions Tour professionals in two separate pro-am events at the Mississippi Gulf Resort Classic last week. They were a joy to meet, and both truly enjoy the game of golf...

    Fred Altvater Written by Fred Altvater about 7 months ago 2,026 reads 1 comments

  13. 10 Players to Watch at Valero Texas Open

    Phil Mickelson headlines the field this week at the Valero Texas Open. He has not had much success thus far in 2014 and is trying to find his game prior to the Masters in two weeks...

    Fred Altvater Written by Fred Altvater about 7 months ago 8,425 reads 2 comments

  14. 9 Golf Hall of Fame Members Featured in Mississippi Gulf Resort Classic Field

    The Champions Tour is visiting Biloxi this week for the Mississippi Gulf Resort Classic. This is the fifth event on the 2014 Champions Tour schedule and boasts one of the strongest fields of the year...

    Fred Altvater Written by Fred Altvater about 7 months ago 989 reads 0 comments

  15. Ranking the 10 Best Golfers on the PGA Tour in the First Third of 2014

    Patrick Reed has won twice this year, is ranked No. 20 on the Official World Golf Rankings and feels he is one of the top five golfers in the world. No. 1-ranked Tiger Woods has been AWOL and injured for most of the season...

    Fred Altvater Written by Fred Altvater about 7 months ago 49,111 reads 20 comments

  16. Ted Bishop and the PGA Have Improved the 3 Courses at PGA Village Golf Club

    When Ted Bishop began his term as President of the PGA of America, one of the first items on his agenda was to hire Tom Watson as the Ryder Cup Captain for the U.S. team...

    Fred Altvater Written by Fred Altvater about 7 months ago 842 reads 0 comments

  17. Will Tiger Woods Be Competitive at the 2014 Masters?

    Tiger Woods finally completed four rounds of competitive golf last weekend in the WGC-Cadillac at Trump Doral. Once again back spasms limited his scoring ability in the final round...

    Fred Altvater Written by Fred Altvater about 7 months ago 3,550 reads 16 comments

  18. Big Cedar Lodge Champions Tour Event to Play Par-3 Golf Course

    The Champions Tour recently announced the Legends of Golf tournament, which started the concept of senior tour professional golf, will use a par-3 course for competition this year...

    Fred Altvater Written by Fred Altvater about 8 months ago 1,604 reads 0 comments

  19. 2014 WGC-Cadillac Championship: Top 10 Players to Watch at Trump Doral

    The PGA Tour makes its second stop on the "Florida Swing" at Trump Doral for the WGC-Cadillac. Although this is not a major championship, it will have a major tournament feel as only the best players in the world are invited to this no-cut event...

    Fred Altvater Written by Fred Altvater about 8 months ago 13,818 reads 7 comments

  20. Tiger Woods Shoots Up Leaderboard on Moving Day at Honda Classic

    Tiger Woods struggled and shot even-par 71-69 over the first two rounds of the Honda Classic, but made the cut on the number. He found some timing and a putting touch overnight, turning in a solid five-under par 65 to move up the leaderboard...

    Fred Altvater Written by Fred Altvater about 8 months ago 2,588 reads 1 comments

  21. Preview and Prediction for PGA Tour's 2014 Florida Swing

    Now that the new wraparound schedule and west coast swing have concluded, the PGA Tour moves to Florida...

    Fred Altvater Written by Fred Altvater about 8 months ago 7,192 reads 2 comments

  22. Victor Dubuisson Amazes Golf Fans at the WGC-Accenture Match Play

    Captain Paul McGinley ’s European Ryder Cup team added another great young player to his already strong roster...

    Fred Altvater Written by Fred Altvater about 8 months ago 8,510 reads 1 comments

  23. Young Players Under 25 Contending at WGC-Accenture Match Play

    Ernie Els (44) and Jim Furyk (43) are the oldest players who are remaining in the sweet 16 at the WGC -Accenture Match Play. Hideki Matsuyama is just 21 years old and nearly made it into the final 16...

    Fred Altvater Written by Fred Altvater about 8 months ago 1,466 reads 1 comments

  24. Inbee Park, Suzann Pettersen and Stacy Lewis in Honda LPGA Thailand

    All 10 of the top 10 players in the Rolex Rankings and 17 of the top 20 are in the field this week for the Honda LPGA Thailand. World No...

    Fred Altvater Written by Fred Altvater about 8 months ago 1,168 reads 0 comments

  25. Ranking the 10 Best 1st-Round Matches at WGC-Accenture Match Play Championship

    Matt Kuchar will defend his title at the 2014 WGC -Accenture Match Play at Dove Mountain this week. He entered the 2013 WGC -Accenture Match Play as a sixth seed and defeated Hunter Mahan in the final match last year...

    Fred Altvater Written by Fred Altvater about 8 months ago 1,050 reads 7 comments