Monday, May 13, 2013
Questions and Answers at the PGA Tour's Halfway Mark
With the completion of The Players Championship, the PGA Tour’s truncated 2013 season has passed the halfway point. Here’s a look at what’s transpired thus far, and what looms ahead.
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Saturday, March 2, 2013
He Did WHAT?! McIlroy Withdraws From Honda Classic
After two months of the 2013 season, and fewer than 4½ rounds completed, Rory McIlroy has left golf fans with far more questions than answers.
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Saturday, February 23, 2013
Going Tapioca at the Accenture, Final Day
Final Day of the Accenture. Currently looking at a modest win, but we're not done with the picks yet. Three more matches to go; start counting the jelly beans. (Selections for entertainment purposes only.)
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Going Tapioca at the Accenture, Round 3
Had a winning Round 2, but still have overall work to be done. Here are the Round 3 selections. All selections are in jelly beans; for entertainment purposes only.
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Friday, February 22, 2013
Tapioca at the Accenture Match Play - Day 2
Day 1 was bloody (1-2), though at least Carl Pettersson closed his match out this morning. We trudge forward. All units are in jelly beans - for entertainment purposes only.
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Thursday, February 21, 2013
Drama on a Desert Stage
In match play, each day is the final day for half the field. Thursday's play at the WGC Match Play provided more than its share of thrilling moments.
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Going Tapioca at the Accenture Match Play
Eventually the snow will melt and they'll have to play golf. Let's make it more fun with some mythical picks against the number.
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Friday, January 4, 2013
From 2012 to 2013 on the PGA Tour
The PGA Tour’s truncated 2013 season begins Friday in Hawaii with the limited-field Hyundai Tournament of Champions. Let’s look back at what 2012 taught us and forward to what 2013 portends.
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Monday, October 1, 2012
The Medinah Massacre
Thoughts on the 39th Ryder Cup matches
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Thursday, September 27, 2012
Ryder Cup Preview
The best three days on the golf calendar are nigh. Here's a quick look at some of the key factors for this weekend's Ryder Cup matches.
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Tuesday, September 4, 2012
Decision Day for Davis Love
A final-hour scientific wild guess as to the US captain's picks for the 2012 Ryder Cup matches
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Monday, August 27, 2012
Olazabal Finalizes European Ryder Cup Roster
Musings on the European Ryder Cup team, and some educated conjecture about the upcoming US captain's picks
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Monday, August 6, 2012
The Unvanquished Golfer
There walks among us a professional golfer who has never known defeat in his pro career.
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Wednesday, April 4, 2012
Last-Minute Masters Considerations
Here are a few last-minute notes as you make your final decision on which players to start for The Masters.
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Thursday, December 1, 2011
From 2011 to 2012 on the PGA Tour
A look back at the 2011 PGA Tour season, and a preview of 2012
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Tuesday, August 9, 2011
Chance's Favorite Stepchild: The PGA Championship
The year's fourth major is often where the favorites go into hiding and the longshots emerge.
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Monday, June 6, 2011
An Early Look at the US Open
The year's second Major draws nigh; here's a look at some of the players who are considered favorites, including a few who probably shouldn't be on the short list.
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Saturday, January 15, 2011
Golf Staff League Auction Results
We had the staff league auction last Sunday, here are the results...
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Wednesday, January 5, 2011
Hyundai Tournament of Champions
Who you got this weekend?
Yes, the season starts tomorrow.
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Tuesday, October 5, 2010
Ryder Cup Musings
Some not-so-idle thoughts from a serious golfer about why the Ryder Cup is such a compelling event.
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Tuesday, July 13, 2010
Handicapping The Open Championship
A look at several players and several factors for the 150th-anniversary edition of the British Open.
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Wednesday, May 5, 2010
A Look at The Players Championship
The Tour's "Fifth Major" arrives this weekend; here are some ideas on which golfers to back and which ones to avoid.
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Friday, January 29, 2010
Shift Starters for Round 2 of Farmers Insurance Open
There's a big difference between the two courses being used this weekend. Be sure your Friday starters are playing the easier course.
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Monday, January 11, 2010
From SBS to Sony -- Reflections on Week 1 of the PGA Season
Here are some thoughts on the PGA Tour while everyone jealously watches the nice, warm players in Hawaii.
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Monday, December 14, 2009
Tiger Woods Coverage
ESPN's Jim Caple compiles
the media's unwritten rules in covering athletes' personal lives. (h/t Peter Schoenke).
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Tuesday, September 1, 2009
PGA Playoffs, Week 2: The Deutsche Bank Championship
Some stray thoughts on the upcoming Deutsche Bank Championships at TPC Boston in Norton, Massachusetts
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Friday, August 28, 2009
The Barclays -- Liberty National Gets Nasty
Thursday's low scores are a distant memory, as the field faces brutal wind in Friday's second round of the first event in the PGA Tour Championship playoffs.
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Sunday, August 16, 2009
Greatest Upset in Golf History?
That's what Yahoo's Jay Busbee thinks
. Sorry, no sale. Not close, really.
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Why Root for Tiger?Why the obsession with rooting for Tiger Woods?
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Monday, August 10, 2009
Handicapping the PGA Championship
This essay offers advice on how to sift through the field at this week's PGA Championship at Hazeltine. Want to go beyond the just-pick-Tiger mindset? (Remember, he's winless in majors this season. If you bet on him at the Masters, the US Open, and the Open Championship, your wallet is a bit lighter right now.) With topics from course length to dealing with nerves, the essay explores who benefits and who might struggle.
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