1. Bubba Watson Is Yet Another Example of Why Public Personas Should Not Be Trusted

    Last week ESPN.com published the results of a survey it had conducted with 103 tour pros. This survey contained various questions about some of the hottest topics in the game, including ...

    Michael Fitzpatrick Written by Michael Fitzpatrick about 7 days ago 20,251 reads 24 comments

  2. 2015 Masters: Why Jordan Spieth's Scoring Records Are Not Quite What They Seem

    Jordan Spieth has officially reached superstar status in the game of golf. There is absolutely no question about that...

    Michael Fitzpatrick Written by Michael Fitzpatrick about 11 days ago 11,287 reads 50 comments

  3. 2015 Masters: Do Not Count Tiger Woods out of Contending at Augusta National

    My, how foolish one would be to completely rule Tiger Woods out of contending for his fifth green jacket next week at Augusta National. First and foremost, it has become abundantly clear that Woods is intending to play the Masters next week...

    Michael Fitzpatrick Written by Michael Fitzpatrick about 22 days ago 4,343 reads 9 comments

  4. Will Rory McIlroy Face Tougher Competition Than Tiger Woods?

    Whenever critics attempt to bring Tiger Woods ’ career accomplishments down a notch or two, they almost always play the competition card...

    Michael Fitzpatrick Written by Michael Fitzpatrick about 1 month ago 2,948 reads 7 comments

  5. Tiger Woods' Rapid Decline Is Not as Shocking as It May Seem

    In a matter of just four years, Tiger Woods went from winning eight PGA Tour events between 2012 and 2013 (which earned him a PGA Tour Player of the Year award in 2013) to ...

    Michael Fitzpatrick Written by Michael Fitzpatrick about 1 month ago 32,416 reads 37 comments

  6. 2016 Ryder Cup: Is Davis Love III the Best Man for the Job?

    On Monday evening, Tim Rosaforte of Golf Channel reported that Davis Love III will be named captain of the 2016 United States Ryder Cup team...

    Michael Fitzpatrick Written by Michael Fitzpatrick about 2 months ago 2,459 reads 6 comments

  7. How Tiger Woods' Career Might Have Turned out Differently

    Over the past 19 years, Tiger Woods has changed swing coaches more times than most golfers have changed their spikes...

    Michael Fitzpatrick Written by Michael Fitzpatrick about 2 months ago 5,072 reads 22 comments

  8. Tiger Woods' Statement Reveals Very Little

    Tiger Woods may be the most talented politician in America today. The moment Woods was carted off the golf course last Thursday at Torrey Pines, the wheels of speculation began to turn...

    Michael Fitzpatrick Written by Michael Fitzpatrick about 2 months ago 5,122 reads 0 comments

  9. What Professional Golf Will Look Like After Tiger Woods

    Last Thursday, we witnessed the all-too-familiar sight of Tiger Woods being carted off the golf course due to an injury. In Woods’ past nine events, he has had six missed cuts or withdrawals and two last-place finishes...

    Michael Fitzpatrick Written by Michael Fitzpatrick about 2 months ago 5,185 reads 29 comments

  10. Patrick Reed Could Be Just What Golf Needs Despite Controversy

    Just when Patrick Reed was beginning to move on from that self-inflicted top-five-player-in-the-world fiasco, he once again finds himself right smack in the middle of golf’s latest controversy...

    Michael Fitzpatrick Written by Michael Fitzpatrick about 3 months ago 1,482 reads 0 comments

  11. Tiger Woods' Latest Slump Is Different from the Rest

    Throughout the history of golf, very few players have ever made a graceful exit from the game. Whereas the ultimate decline of athletes in most other sports typically begin with ...

    Michael Fitzpatrick Written by Michael Fitzpatrick about 3 months ago 7,182 reads 8 comments

  12. The Robert Allenby Mystery Grows Stranger by the Day

    As the sun began to set over Honolulu, three men walked into a wine bar to blow off some steam following a tough day at the office...

    Michael Fitzpatrick Written by Michael Fitzpatrick about 3 months ago 24,936 reads 10 comments

  13. Top Stories from the PGA Tour's Hawaiian Swing

    The PGA Tour’s Hawaiian swing is typically a time when tour professional dust off their clubs after a long holiday layoff and start to get back in the swing of things during a casual working vacation in paradise...

    Michael Fitzpatrick Written by Michael Fitzpatrick about 3 months ago 1,608 reads 1 comments

  14. 2015 PGA Tour: Is the Winless Generation Ready to Start Winning?

    Throughout the history of professional golf, winning has always been the ticket to fame, fortune and historical significance. Everyone knows that Bobby Jones won all four of the tournaments that were considered to be major championships in 1930...

    Michael Fitzpatrick Written by Michael Fitzpatrick about 4 months ago 2,922 reads 2 comments

  15. The Top 5 Most Underrated Accomplishments of Tiger Woods' Career

    Tiger Woods has accumulated scores of records and mind-boggling accomplishments during the course a career that stretches nearly 25 years back to his amateur days...

    Michael Fitzpatrick Written by Michael Fitzpatrick about 4 months ago 5,065 reads 1 comments

  16. The PGA Tour's FedEx Cup Continues to Struggle with an Identity Crisis

    The PGA Tour has announced that it will be adjusting the FedEx Cup points system for the first time since 2009...

    Michael Fitzpatrick Written by Michael Fitzpatrick about 4 months ago 1,068 reads 0 comments

  17. The PGA Tour Must Address Problems with the Allocation of FedEx Cup Points

    It took several embarrassing moments and multiple formatting changes, but the PGA Tour has finally gotten it right with regard to the four FedEx Cup playoff events...

    Michael Fitzpatrick Written by Michael Fitzpatrick about 6 months ago 3,091 reads 8 comments

  18. Have No Fear, the U.S. Ryder Cup Task Force Is Here

    The United States has lost eight of the past 10 Ryder Cup matches, including a 16 ½ - 11 ½ thrashing just last month at Gleneagles . But have no fear...

    Michael Fitzpatrick Written by Michael Fitzpatrick about 6 months ago 5,317 reads 20 comments

  19. Changes to the U.S. Ryder Cup Team Must Start with the Captain

    With regards to Ryder Cup captains, the PGA of America needs to decide whether their ultimate goal is to give everyone a chance, or to win...

    Michael Fitzpatrick Written by Michael Fitzpatrick about 7 months ago 1,536 reads 3 comments

  20. Ryder Cup: Can the United States vs. Europe Still Be Considered a Rivalry?

    Sports rivalries can be forged for any number of reasons. Rivalries can be created abruptly out of a particular event, such as a bench-clearing brawl or some other form of bad blood between players and coaches from opposing sides...

    Michael Fitzpatrick Written by Michael Fitzpatrick about 7 months ago 1,315 reads 6 comments

  21. PGA of America Must Change the Ryder Cup Qualification and Selection Process

    Prior to the 2008 Ryder Cup , the player selection process for the U.S. Team was as follows: Ten players qualified through the two-year rolling-point system, which closed after the PGA Championship...

    Michael Fitzpatrick Written by Michael Fitzpatrick about 7 months ago 3,913 reads 3 comments

  22. 2014 Ryder Cup: Don't Count Team USA out Just Yet

    The United States has managed to win just one of the last six Ryder Cup tournaments. Going back to 1985, the U.S. team has beaten the Europeans in just four of 14 Ryder Cup clashes, which is an abysmal 28...

    Michael Fitzpatrick Written by Michael Fitzpatrick about 7 months ago 4,656 reads 5 comments

  23. The PGA Tour's FedEx Cup Playoffs Are Here to Stay

    The PGA Tour’s FedEx Cup Playoffs got off to a rocky start back in 2007; there is little question about that...

    Michael Fitzpatrick Written by Michael Fitzpatrick about 7 months ago 993 reads 3 comments

  24. Phil Mickelson's BMW Championship Withdrawal Is What Gives Golfers a Bad Name

    Phil Mickelson was not a fan of the FedEx Cup schedule right from the start. Apparently, being forced to play golf for four weeks in a row with a total of $67 million up for grabs was a bit too much for Lefty...

    Michael Fitzpatrick Written by Michael Fitzpatrick about 8 months ago 5,494 reads 45 comments

  25. Breaking Down Tiger Woods' Decline Using New PGA Tour Statistics

    Tiger Woods ' golf game is on the decline. That much is clear. During the first 13 years of Woods' career, he won 71 PGA Tour events, which was an average of 5.46 wins per year...

    Michael Fitzpatrick Written by Michael Fitzpatrick about 8 months ago 8,580 reads 25 comments