The Masters Preview: The Course

It is officially Masters week. It is in close contention with the Ryder Cup as the greatest event in golf. To get ready for this week’s action, here is a quick preview of each hole at Augusta National. Hole No. 1: Tea Olive This hole is one most difficult starting holes in all of golf. […]

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Top 10 PGA Tour Players To Watch in 2017

With 2017 right around the corner, the PGA Tour season will ramp up. With the PGA Tour switching a couple years ago to a wrap around schedule, we have seen glimpses of what the  2016-2017 season has in store. However, most of the top players in the world don’t start their season until the new…

Ryder Cup Preview

One of the most exciting weeks in golf takes place this week in Chaska, Minnesota. The Ryder Cup returns to the United States to Hazeltine National Golf Club. The teams of 12 are  set after Davis Love III announced his final pick last Sunday. Here is a quick rundown of what you need to know…

2016 Ryder Cup: 8 Spots Secured For The U.S. Team

DJ, Spieth, Lefty, Reed, Walker, Koepka, Sneds and ZJ. These 8 are the automatic qualifiers for this year’s Ryder Cup. The remaining 4 players will be chosen by Captain Davis Love III, 3 of them being after the BMW Championship, and the last one being after The Tour Championship. Players like Bubba, Holmes, Rickie and Kuchar…

The Identity Crisis of the PGA Championship

The PGA Championship ended this past weekend with Jimmy Walker as its champion. He was able to outlast any charge by the #1 ranked player in the world, Jason Day or The Open Championship winner, Henrik Stenson. It was pretty exciting on the back 9 with Walker clinging to a small lead the entire way. It…

PGA Championship Rundown

The fourth and final major of the year is taking place this week in New Jersey. Baltusrol Golf Club is the site for this year’s PGA Championship. The last time (and only) time they hosted a PGA Championship there, Phil Mickelson one by a shot to claim his second major title.  Course: The course is…

The Open Championship Update

Two rounds at The Open Championship have been completed in Troon, Scotland. Phil Mickleson opens with major championship tying record 63 and followed it up with a solid round of 69 to take a lead into the weekend. He is followed closely by Swede Henrik Stenson and major winners Zach Johnson, Keegan Bradley and Charl…

Open Championship: Power Rankings

 The Open Championship (aka British Open) is this week and it marks that third major championship of the year for golf. It is one of my favorite tournaments of the year. Ever since I can remember, I loved waking up early and turning on the Open Championship and watching golf all morning. The Open this…

Why I am Not Excited for Golf’s Return to the Olympics This Year

Golf returns to the Olympic Games for the first time in 112 years. That should be exciting news, right? Especially to an avid golfer and golf fan like myself, right?  The thing is…. I’m not very excited and frankly I question if golf should even be in the Olympics in the first place. Recently players like Jason Day,…

It Has Been a Long Time Coming for DJ

Coming into the U.S Open as one of the favorites due to his recent play (I had him ranked 2nd), many thought Dustin Johnson would have a good week. But who could forget just a year prior when Dustin was looking at an 8 foot putt to win his first major but instead walked of…

U.S. Open Power Rankings

This week the world’s best tee it up just outside the Steel City. Oakmont Country Club hosts the 116th U.S. Open and the course’s ninth. The course doesn’t favor any particular style of golf and will reward the players for keeping the ball in play and those with the touch around the green. My article earlier…

The Beast that is Oakmont CC

It’s officially U.S. Open week and the tournament is set to begin Thursday at Oakmont Country Club. Oakmont is set to host its ninth U.S. Open and first since 2007. It is often considered the best course for major championship golf in the whole world. The picturesque bunkers, lighting quick greens and thick rough make…