1. Tiger Woods' Wyndham Championship Decision Will Tell Us All We Need to Know

    Everything we need to know about Tiger Woods ’ game, level of confidence and desire will be answered Friday afternoon at Whistling Straights. The Wanamaker Trophy will of course not be awarded to a worthy champion until next Sunday...

    Michael Fitzpatrick Written by Michael Fitzpatrick about 24 days ago 3,059 reads 1 comments

  2. Is Bobby Jones' 1930 Grand Slam Season Overrated?

    As Jordan Spieth was making his run at a third consecutive major last week at St. Andrews, the comparisons to Bobby Jones’ 1930 single-season “Grand Slam” inevitably commenced...

    Michael Fitzpatrick Written by Michael Fitzpatrick about 1 month ago 473 reads 0 comments

  3. Has a True Rivalry Ever Existed in Professional Golf?

    Everyone loves rivalries in sports. They incite heavy interest and emotion amongst the fans. They give the media and television networks appealing storylines to pursue from a promotional standpoint...

    Michael Fitzpatrick Written by Michael Fitzpatrick about 2 months ago 4,559 reads 10 comments

  4. 2015 US Open: Let's Give the USGA a Break on Chambers Bay

    The United States Golf Association has long been the target of fierce criticism within the world of golf. It has been accused of being too conservative and not progressing with technology and a changing culture...

    Michael Fitzpatrick Written by Michael Fitzpatrick about 2 months ago 1,385 reads 2 comments

  5. 2015 U.S. Open: Is Chambers Bay a Tinderbox Just Waiting to Explode?

    The 2015 U.S. Open may still be six weeks away, but controversy has already begun swirling around the second major championship of the year...

    Michael Fitzpatrick Written by Michael Fitzpatrick about 4 months ago 7,710 reads 5 comments

  6. Are Tiger Woods and Phil Mickelson Still Driving the Television Ratings in Golf?

    A new guard has emerged in the game of golf. That much is obvious. The sun may shine on some of the old dogs' putters from time to time during the coming years, but the game now ...

    Michael Fitzpatrick Written by Michael Fitzpatrick about 4 months ago 7,840 reads 6 comments

  7. 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 5 months ago 21,165 reads 24 comments

  8. 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 5 months ago 11,514 reads 50 comments

  9. 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 5 months ago 4,371 reads 9 comments

  10. 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 5 months ago 2,982 reads 7 comments

  11. 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 6 months ago 33,619 reads 37 comments

  12. 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 7 months ago 2,462 reads 6 comments

  13. 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 7 months ago 5,330 reads 22 comments

  14. 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 7 months ago 5,128 reads 0 comments

  15. 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 7 months ago 5,214 reads 29 comments

  16. 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 7 months ago 1,841 reads 0 comments

  17. 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 7 months ago 7,415 reads 8 comments

  18. 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 7 months ago 25,218 reads 10 comments

  19. 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 8 months ago 1,630 reads 1 comments

  20. 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 8 months ago 2,939 reads 2 comments

  21. 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 9 months ago 5,509 reads 1 comments

  22. 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 9 months ago 1,091 reads 0 comments

  23. 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 10 months ago 3,137 reads 8 comments

  24. 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 11 months ago 5,321 reads 20 comments

  25. 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 11 months ago 1,542 reads 3 comments