1. PGA Tour Storylines for the Quicken Loans National

    This will be the first year for Quicken Loans as the title sponsor of this event. It is held at historic Congressional Country Club just outside of Washington D.C...

    Fred Altvater Written by Fred Altvater about 16 days ago 1,603 reads 2 comments

  2. US Women's Open: Was Pinehurst Too Tough for Best Women Golfers?

    I thoroughly enjoy watching the best women golfers ply their trade every week on the LPGA Tour, and I love Pinehurst. Visiting the village of Pinehurst and soaking up the history is a truly awe-inspiring experience...

    Fred Altvater Written by Fred Altvater about 18 days ago 3,494 reads 10 comments

  3. Michelle Wie Is Maturing at Pinehurst in the US Women's Open

    Much has been made of the 22 teenagers and 11-year-old Lucy Li in the field this week at the U.S. Women’s Open...

    Fred Altvater Written by Fred Altvater about 20 days ago 2,578 reads 4 comments

  4. Lucy Li Missed the Cut but Made History at the U.S. Women's Open

    When I was 11 years old, I was most concerned about my next little league baseball game, riding my bike really fast and how much ice cream I could eat...

    Fred Altvater Written by Fred Altvater about 21 days ago 4,140 reads 0 comments

  5. Pinehurst U.S. Women's Open Field Includes 22 Teenagers

    The U.S. Women’s Open will start on Thursday at Pinehurst with 22 teenagers in the 156-woman field. Lexi Thompson is 19 years old and has been a member of the LPGA since 2012...

    Fred Altvater Written by Fred Altvater about 23 days ago 4,854 reads 0 comments

  6. Top Names to Watch at Pinehurst for the US Women's Open

    The best female golfers in the world will invade Pinehurst this week for the U.S. Women's Open. This is the first time the USGA has held the men's and women's opens in consecutive weeks on the same golf course...

    Fred Altvater Written by Fred Altvater about 25 days ago 4,582 reads 4 comments

  7. 3 Best Storylines Heading into Final Round at US Open

    Some of the biggest storylines prior to the U.S. Open at Pinehurst No. 2 failed to materialize. Phil Mickelson , seeking his first U.S. Open win, is well down the leaderboard at five over par (tied for 30th)...

    Fred Altvater Written by Fred Altvater about 26 days ago 181 reads 0 comments

  8. Martin Kaymer Uses High Fade to Post Low Score at Pinehurst

    Martin Kaymer is leading the U.S. Open after posting a five-under-par 65 on a very difficult Pinehurst No. 2 on Thursday. His beautiful high fades found the fairways and allowed him to stay away from trouble on the firm, fast greens...

    Fred Altvater Written by Fred Altvater about 28 days ago 1,684 reads 0 comments

  9. Preview and Analysis of Top 25 Players to Watch at the US Open

    The best golfers in the world will gather this week for the second major championship of the season, and all but two of the Top 50 from the Official World Golf Ranking (OWGR) will be on hand for the festivities...

    Fred Altvater Written by Fred Altvater about 1 month ago 1,121 reads 1 comments

  10. 10 Reasons Why You Should Be Watching the LPGA Tour

    The LPGA Tour has rebounded from the doldrums of 2008 and is one of the best tours in the world right now. There are young stars ready to win, and the veterans are still competitive...

    Fred Altvater Written by Fred Altvater about 1 month ago 31,528 reads 7 comments

  11. Phil Mickelson Brings the 'Thrill' Factor to the Memorial Tournament

    With Tiger Woods at home nursing his ailing back, the job of bringing the star power to a PGA Tour event falls on the broad shoulders of Phil Mickelson ...

    Fred Altvater Written by Fred Altvater about 1 month ago 2,868 reads 5 comments

  12. PGA, KPMG, NBC and LPGA Announce New Major Partnership

    Thursday, in a segment on the Golf Channel , LPGA Tour Commissioner Michael Whan and PGA of America CEO Pete Bevacqua announced a new partnership between two of golf's governing bodies...

    Fred Altvater Written by Fred Altvater about 1 month ago 1,871 reads 0 comments

  13. Rory McIlroy Talks with Media at the Memorial Tournament

    In the movie White Men Can’t Jump Billy Hoyle’s (Woody Harrelson) girlfriend (Rosie Perez) explains the intricacies of relationships between men and women with the phrase, “Sometimes when you lose you really win...

    Fred Altvater Written by Fred Altvater about 1 month ago 1,493 reads 0 comments

  14. Book Review: 'Arnie, Seve and a Fleck of Golf History'

    Bill Fields is the senior editor for Golf World and has traveled the country following the PGA , LPGA and Champions Tours for over 20 years...

    Fred Altvater Written by Fred Altvater about 1 month ago 1,511 reads 0 comments

  15. Top Storylines Heading into Jack Nicklaus' Memorial Tournament

    The PGA Tour heads to Dublin, Ohio, for the Memorial Tournament this week. Jack Nicklaus designed the course and is the host for the best players in the world...

    Fred Altvater Written by Fred Altvater about 1 month ago 2,427 reads 4 comments

  16. Bernhard Langer, Colin Montgomerie and Tom Watson in the Hunt at Senior PGA

    Three true legends of the game were grouped together for the first two rounds of the Senior PGA Championship at Harbor Shores, and they did not fail to excite the fans...

    Fred Altvater Written by Fred Altvater about 1 month ago 2,367 reads 0 comments

  17. Should Steve Williams Receive Consideration for World Golf Hall of Fame?

    Adam Scott ascended to the top of the Official World Golf Ranking this week without hitting a shot. Scott has steadily risen up the world ranking since his win at the 2010 Valero Texas Open and since hiring Steve Williams as his caddie in 2011...

    Fred Altvater Written by Fred Altvater about 1 month ago 1,029 reads 4 comments

  18. Lizette Salas Breaks Through for 1st LPGA Win at Kingsmill

    Lizette Salas has been knocking on the door, and it finally opened for her at the Kingsmill Championship, where she collected her first win on the LPGA Tour on Sunday...

    Fred Altvater Written by Fred Altvater about 1 month ago 1,437 reads 0 comments

  19. Preview and Storylines for Senior PGA Championship

    The first Senior PGA Championship was held in 1937, and Jack Hutchinson was the winner. The tournament boasts a Hall of Fame gallery of past champions. Sam Snead has won this event six times...

    Fred Altvater Written by Fred Altvater about 1 month ago 2,197 reads 0 comments

  20. Top Storylines Heading into the HP Byron Nelson Championship

    Byron Nelson won $2,000 from a total purse of $10,000 in 1944 when this event was called the Texas Open. Sam Snead won in 1945, and Ben Hogan won it the next year in 1946. This week, 156 players are vying for the $1...

    Fred Altvater Written by Fred Altvater about 1 month ago 1,423 reads 0 comments

  21. Valentine Derrey Gets 1st LET Win at Turkish Airlines Ladies Open

    Valentine Derrey let everyone else make the mistakes while she played solid golf to get her maiden victory on the Ladies European Tour (LET) at the Turkish Airlines Ladies Open. The 26-year-old from Paris joined the professional ranks in 2010...

    Fred Altvater Written by Fred Altvater about 2 months ago 322 reads 0 comments

  22. Ladies European Tour's Top Talent on Display in Turkish Airlines Ladies Open

    The LPGA Tour may have bigger names, bigger purses and more visibility, but the Ladies European Tour (LET) has proved to be a very competitive stage for young international women to improve their games...

    Fred Altvater Written by Fred Altvater about 2 months ago 1,710 reads 0 comments

  23. Top 10 Players to Watch at the Players Championship

    Tiger Woods will not be on hand to defend his title at the Players Championship this week at TPC Sawgrass. He will be at home recovering from back surgery and will not return to the tour for several weeks...

    Fred Altvater Written by Fred Altvater about 2 months ago 10,506 reads 9 comments

  24. Will Lydia Ko Be the Tiger Woods of the LPGA Tour?

    At just 17 years old, Lydia Ko is making quite a mark on the LPGA Tour. She won the 2012 CN Canadian Women’s Open as a 15-year-old amateur and proved it was no fluke by repeating the feat in 2013...

    Fred Altvater Written by Fred Altvater about 2 months ago 4,162 reads 5 comments

  25. Phil Mickelson and Rory McIlroy Falter in 2nd Round at Wells Fargo

    Phil Mickelson and Rory McIlroy are the two biggest names in the Wells Fargo Championship field this week. Mickelson is still looking for his first top-10 finish this year, and McIlroy has not won on the PGA Tour since 2012...

    Fred Altvater Written by Fred Altvater about 2 months ago 1,829 reads 3 comments