1. Tom Watson Goes 'Old School' for 2014 U.S. Ryder Cup Team

    Even though the 2014 Ryder Cup will not be contested until the third week of September, it attracts media attention year round. Captain Tom Watson announced earlier in the week that Raymond Floyd would join the 2014 squad as an assistant captain.

    Fred Altvater Written by Fred Altvater about 5 months ago 5,703 reads 2 comments

  2. Riviera Country Club Is Always the Star at the PGA Tour's Northern Trust Open

    Every year when the PGA Tour visits the City of Angels, golf fans get reacquainted with Riviera Country Club, one of the most iconic golf courses in the country. Riviera has stood the test of time since it was first opened in 1926...

    Fred Altvater Written by Fred Altvater about 5 months ago 3,146 reads 1 comments

  3. Top Stories from the AT&T Pebble Beach National Pro-Am

    The 2014 AT&T Pebble Beach National Pro-Am had something for everyone. Sports icons, celebrities and Fortune 500 executives were paired with the professionals, just as Bing Crosby envisioned back in 1937, when he started this tournament...

    Fred Altvater Written by Fred Altvater about 5 months ago 1,200 reads 2 comments

  4. Tiger Woods Has Played an Abbreviated Schedule Thus Far in 2014

    Tiger sightings on the PGA Tour have become a rarity thus far this season. Woods announced on his website that he would skip the WGC-Accenture Match Play and not play again until ...

    Fred Altvater Written by Fred Altvater about 5 months ago 11,803 reads 7 comments

  5. The Biggest Storylines in Golf for the Week of Feb. 3

    Last week proved to be another exciting week of golf around the world. Rory McIlroy fell short in Dubai, Bubba Watson failed to finish in Phoenix and Tiger Woods and Phil Mickelson made headlines, too...

    Fred Altvater Written by Fred Altvater about 5 months ago 1,612 reads 0 comments

  6. The Biggest Storylines in Golf for the Week of Jan. 27

    Neither Phil Mickelson nor Tiger Woods were at their best last week in the Farmers Insurance Open at Torrey Pines. They will both be in action again this week but in different tournaments...

    Fred Altvater Written by Fred Altvater about 6 months ago 2,238 reads 0 comments

  7. Ranking the Top Storylines Heading into 2014 LPGA Season

    The 2014 LPGA season kicks off with the Pure Silk Bahamas LPGA Classic this week from Paradise Island. Inbee Park winning three majors, Suzann Pettersen moving to No...

    Fred Altvater Written by Fred Altvater about 6 months ago 362 reads 0 comments

  8. The Biggest Lessons Learned from the 2014 Abu Dhabi HSBC Championship

    Ever thought the HSBC Abu Dhabi is the seventh event on the schedule, it is the first tournament on the desert swing and signals the start of the European Tour season...

    Fred Altvater Written by Fred Altvater about 6 months ago 4,994 reads 1 comments

  9. PGA Merchandise Show Opens Next Week in Orlando

    Golf vendors of every type will hawk their wares and introduce new products next week at the 61st PGA Merchandise Show in Orlando. The traditional Outdoor Demo Day will kick off the festivities on Tuesday, January 21...

    Fred Altvater Written by Fred Altvater about 6 months ago 2,088 reads 1 comments

  10. Preview and Predictions for the PGA Tour's 2014 West Coast Swing

    The Hyundai Tournament of Champions and the Sony Open are in the books, and it's time for the PGA Tour to hit the continental United States for the West Coast swing...

    Fred Altvater Written by Fred Altvater about 6 months ago 7,291 reads 1 comments

  11. Biggest Concerns for Golf's Top Stars in 2014

    Both the PGA and European Tours have begun their 2014 seasons, and some of the top players in the world have some issues to be concerned with this year...

    Fred Altvater Written by Fred Altvater about 6 months ago 23,089 reads 19 comments

  12. Race to the CME Group Validates LPGA Tour Growth

    Since Michael Whan became the commissioner of the LPGA in 2009, the tour has been on a very steep growth curve. The new Race to the CME Globe adds excitement and a $1 million bonus for one lucky player...

    Fred Altvater Written by Fred Altvater about 6 months ago 480 reads 5 comments

  13. Kapalua Resort Is the Clear Winner at the Hyundai Tournament of Champions

    After 54 holes in the Hyundai Tournament of Champions, the leaderboard is littered with familiar names that feature various styles of play. Great golf courses should reward players of all types...

    Fred Altvater Written by Fred Altvater about 6 months ago 2,931 reads 0 comments

  14. Little Linksters Is Seeking the World's Best Golf Swing

    For the fourth consecutive year, PGA teaching professional Brendon Elliott is seeking the best golf swing for children under the age of eight through his Little Linksters program...

    Fred Altvater Written by Fred Altvater about 6 months ago 1,387 reads 8 comments

  15. Adam Scott, Inbee Park and Kenny Perry Win 2013 GWAA Awards

    The Golf Writers Association of America ( GWAA ) has announced that Adam Scott was voted the Male Player of the Year, as reported by the Associated Press ( h/t ESPN.com )...

    Fred Altvater Written by Fred Altvater about 6 months ago 1,675 reads 8 comments

  16. What's Wrong with the PGA Tour's Hyundai Tournament of Champions?

    The Hyundai Tournament of Champions is a no-cut, exclusive-field event held the first week in January every year and is normally the first event of the PGA Tour season...

    Fred Altvater Written by Fred Altvater about 7 months ago 6,500 reads 16 comments

  17. Lydia Ko Learns the Reality of Becoming a Corporation

    The control we have witnessed from Lydia Ko over the past couple of years on the golf course has evidently been given away off the course...

    Fred Altvater Written by Fred Altvater about 7 months ago 3,389 reads 5 comments

  18. Lydia Ko Switches Coaches, Joins David Leadbetter Stable

    In an interview with One News , Lydia Ko announced that she is splitting up with the only coach the 16-year-old has ever had, fellow Kiwi Guy Wilson...

    Fred Altvater Written by Fred Altvater about 7 months ago 1,036 reads 1 comments

  19. PGA and LPGA Letters to Santa Claus

    With Christmas next week, did you ever wonder what PGA and LPGA Tour players wished for from Santa Claus? Santa has been very good to Rory McIlroy, Tiger Woods , Henrik Stenson ...

    Fred Altvater Written by Fred Altvater about 7 months ago 2,356 reads 3 comments

  20. Golf's Top 10 Storylines Heading into 2014

    Tiger Woods won five tournaments in 2013 including the Players Championship. Although he did not win a major, he reclaimed the No. 1 spot on the Official World Golf Rankings and was voted the PGA Tour Player of the Year...

    Fred Altvater Written by Fred Altvater about 7 months ago 4,388 reads 3 comments

  21. Tiger Woods and Rory McIlroy: A Tale of 2 Seasons

    Rory McIlroy began 2013 as the No. 1 ranked player in the world, but Tiger Woods won five tournaments and finished the year as world No. 1. While Woods moved up the world golf rankings, McIlroy struggled and finished the year at No...

    Fred Altvater Written by Fred Altvater about 7 months ago 1,805 reads 6 comments

  22. Don't Read Much into Tiger Woods' Loss at Northwestern Mutual World Challenge

    Members of the golf media are already citing statistics that Tiger Woods once again failed to break 70 on the weekend and let another win slip away...

    Fred Altvater Written by Fred Altvater about 7 months ago 5,362 reads 28 comments

  23. 10 Best Europeans on the PGA Tour

    Over the past few seasons, Europeans have dominated the win column at PGA Tour events. Not so much, last year. However, Sweden's Henrik Stenson won twice and captured the biggest prize, the FedEx Cup...

    Fred Altvater Written by Fred Altvater about 7 months ago 1,229 reads 11 comments

  24. Will Shanshan Feng Set off a New Chinese Revolution?

    Shanshan Feng just won $700,000 for finishing first at the CME Titleholders on the LPGA Tour. It was the largest check ever awarded for a win on the LPGA. This was Feng’s second win this year and her third career LPGA victory...

    Fred Altvater Written by Fred Altvater about 8 months ago 875 reads 1 comments

  25. Lydia Ko Continues to Impress at CME Titleholders on LPGA Tour

    The LPGA is holding its final event of the 2013 season and Lydia Ko is making her first start as a professional. In 11 starts this year as an amateur on the tour, she did not miss a single cut and had six top-10 finishes...

    Fred Altvater Written by Fred Altvater about 8 months ago 2,765 reads 0 comments