1. Is Inbee Park or Yani Tseng Having a More Surprising Year?

    While Inbee Park won her third consecutive major championship of the year at the U.S. Women’s Open, former No. 1 Yani Tseng missed the cut at Sebonack and continues to struggle...

    Fred Altvater Written by Fred Altvater about over 1 year ago 2,867 reads 10 comments

  2. Rory McIlroy Misses Cut at the Irish Open on European Tour

    Rory McIlroy posted an even-par 72 on Friday at the Irish Open. His two rounds of 74-72 totals two-over par and is two shots over the cut line of even-par...

    Fred Altvater Written by Fred Altvater about over 1 year ago 1,548 reads 0 comments

  3. 2013 US Women's Open: Odds and Analysis

    The 68th U.S. Women's Open will be held this week at Sebonack Golf Club in Southampton, N.Y. Na Yeon Choi will defend her title. She collected her first major victory at the 2012 U...

    Fred Altvater Written by Fred Altvater about over 1 year ago 1,645 reads 0 comments

  4. Bubba Watson Had a Triple-Bogey Meltdown at the Travelers Championship

    Bubba Watson has not won a PGA Tour event since the 2012 Masters. He loves the TPC River Highlands golf course and earned his first PGA Tour win at the 2010 Travelers Championship...

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  5. Will Tiger Woods' Aging Body Allow Him to Surpass Jack Nicklaus?

    Everyone saw Tiger Woods struggle with pain in his left elbow at the U.S. Open. It is the latest setback in a long series of injuries that have plagued Woods throughout his career...

    Fred Altvater Written by Fred Altvater about over 1 year ago 1,845 reads 62 comments

  6. 2013 US Open: Top Storylines After First Round

    On the eve of the 113th U.S. Open at Merion Golf Club, Phil Mickelson jumped on the GV and flew home to San Diego for some quality family time...

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  7. 2013 U.S. Open: Tiger Woods Could Add to History at Merion

    Tiger Woods always seems to have a feel for the dramatic and his place in the history of golf. He wants to add his name to the storied history of the Merion Golf Club this week...

    Fred Altvater Written by Fred Altvater about over 1 year ago 1,104 reads 1 comments

  8. 2013 U.S. Open: Can an Older and Shorter Merion Golf Club Be Relevant?

    Merion Golf Club, site of this year's U.S. Open, has a deep and storied history. The question is whether par can still be a relevant number at this historic venue this week...

    Fred Altvater Written by Fred Altvater about over 1 year ago 2,653 reads 1 comments

  9. 10 Reasons Why the U.S. Open Is the Best Major Championship

    The Masters signals the beginning of the golf season and has the tradition of Bobby Jones. The Open Championship is played on mystic golf courses like Carnoustie and St. Andrews...

    Fred Altvater Written by Fred Altvater about over 1 year ago 3,261 reads 14 comments

  10. Tiger Woods Looks Like Mere Mortal: Shoots 44 in Memorial Tournament

    Tiger Woods posted his worst nine-hole score as a professional Saturday on the back nine at Muirfield Village Golf Club. Jack Nicklaus’ supreme test of golf has claimed another victim...

    Fred Altvater Written by Fred Altvater about over 1 year ago 2,956 reads 9 comments

  11. Rory McIlroy's Struggles Continue at the Memorial Tournament

    Rory McIlroy continues to struggle through an inconsistent 2013 season. He shot a very untidy six-over-par 78 on Thursday, but he did follow that with a three-under-par 69 to make the cut at three-over par on Friday...

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  12. LPGA Forced to Alter 72-Hole Format at Pure Silk-Bahamas Classic

    The LPGA Tour is visiting the Atlantis Resort on Paradise Island in the Bahamas for the inaugural Pure-Silk LPGA Classic, but with 12 inches of rain pelting the islands Tuesday ...

    Fred Altvater Written by Fred Altvater about over 1 year ago 2,018 reads 1 comments

  13. Sergio Garcia's Racial Comments Will Forever Taint His Image

    Since golf fans watched a youthful Sergio Garcia close his eyes and attempt the go-for-broke shot from behind the tree at No. 16 in the final round at Medinah Country Club in the 1999 PGA Championship, he has been a media darling...

    Fred Altvater Written by Fred Altvater about over 1 year ago 5,955 reads 57 comments

  14. Top Storylines Heading into the Crowne Plaza Invitational at Colonial

    A statue of Ben Hogan adorns the grounds at the Colonial Country Club where Hogan won the Crowne Plaza Invitational five times and resided in the Fort Worth area...

    Fred Altvater Written by Fred Altvater about over 1 year ago 3,013 reads 0 comments

  15. USGA and R&A Officially Announce Ban on “Anchored Stroke”

    The USGA and the R&A made it official on Tuesday morning, May 21, on their respective websites and at a press conference that they will add rule 14-1b to the official rules of golf effective Jan...

    Fred Altvater Written by Fred Altvater about over 1 year ago 1,063 reads 6 comments

  16. Ranking the 10 Most Unexpected Major Victories in the Past Decade

    John Daly's win in the 1991 PGA Championship at Crooked Stick as the eighth alternate was certainly one of the most unexpected major victories of all time. Ben Crenshaw was 43 years old when he won his second Green Jacket in 1995...

    Fred Altvater Written by Fred Altvater about over 1 year ago 3,319 reads 12 comments

  17. Longtime CBS Golf Announcer & World Golf Hall of Fame Member Ken Venturi Dies

    Ken Venturi died yesterday at the age of 82. He won the 1964 U.S. Open at Congressional Country Club in stifling heat and nearly suffered heat stroke during the final round. Even tough, Venturi was a former U...

    Fred Altvater Written by Fred Altvater about over 1 year ago 2,481 reads 1 comments

  18. Top Storylines Heading into the 2013 HP Byron Nelson Championship

    Jason Dufner won the 2012 HP Byron Nelson Championship and will defend his title this week at the TPC Four Seasons Resort Course in Irving, Texas. It was his second win on the PGA Tour in less than one month...

    Fred Altvater Written by Fred Altvater about over 1 year ago 186 reads 0 comments

  19. Tiger Woods: Did Feud with Sergio Garcia Fuel Victory at Players Championship?

    Tiger Woods may have had some added incentive to beat Sergio Garcia on Sunday at the Players Championship...

    Fred Altvater Written by Fred Altvater about over 1 year ago 9,387 reads 57 comments

  20. 5 Young Players to Watch on the Weekend at The Players Championship

    After a very solid seven-under par 65 on Friday, Sergio Garcia leads The Players Championship at 11-under par. His round included eight birdies and just one bogey. Lurking just one shot back of Garcia is Tiger Woods ...

    Fred Altvater Written by Fred Altvater about over 1 year ago 1,828 reads 1 comments

  21. Vijay Singh Sues PGA Tour on the Eve of the Players Championship

    Play begins today in the Players Championship, but the main story coming out of TPC Sawgrass concerns the lawsuit filed yesterday by Vijay Singh against the PGA Tour...

    Fred Altvater Written by Fred Altvater about over 1 year ago 5,184 reads 1 comments

  22. The 10 Most Iconic Images in Golf History

    Very few golfers have risen to the level of being considered icons of the game. Bobby Jones, Walter Hagen, Sam Snead, Byron Nelson, Ben Hogan, Arnold Palmer and Jack Nicklaus have all accomplished super-human feats on the golf course...

    Fred Altvater Written by Fred Altvater about over 1 year ago 10,080 reads 4 comments

  23. The Players Championship 2013: Top Storylines Heading into TPC Sawgrass

    The golf course is always one of the biggest storylines when the PGA Tour visits TPC Sawgrass. Pete and Alice Dye designed and built the Stadium Course in 1980 at TPC Sawgrass as the ultimate viewer friendly course...

    Fred Altvater Written by Fred Altvater about over 1 year ago 8,543 reads 7 comments

  24. At What Age Are Professional Golfers Officially over the Hill?

    Better nutrition, physical fitness and attention to health have drastically increased the length of a professional golfer’s competitive career. Every athlete understands that their body will only allow them to compete for a short period of time...

    Fred Altvater Written by Fred Altvater about over 1 year ago 3,875 reads 15 comments

  25. 9 Players Withdraw from Wells Fargo Championship

    Unusually cool and rainy conditions in the Southeast this spring have made the smoothness of the greens an issue at Quail Hollow for the Wells Fargo Championship...

    Fred Altvater Written by Fred Altvater about over 1 year ago 15,485 reads 11 comments