Jessica Isner, a featured columnsist for BleacherReport.com, put together a nice primer to get you prepared for the start of the Humana Challenge in partnership with the Clinton Foundation, which starts today in La Quinta, Calif.
Isner offers up some players to watch, highlights some notable tee times and predicts the winner.
The PGA Tour stop this week is the Humana Challenge, which is being hosted by PGA West and La Quinta Resort & Club, a pair of exclusive golf complexes that dominate the eastern half of the Coachella Valley.
The "X" patch (upper right) is for a drive that measures 325 yards or more, while the "4 bills" patch is reserved for drives of 400 yards or more. Tommy Gainey's bag (right) already is sporting the proof of some tremendous tee shots.
College football season might be over, but its spirit lives on at Callaway Golf.
The folks at Callaway were inspired by the helmet stickers that some teams award players who make big plays – the most famous have to be those buckeyes that seem to overwhelm the headgear of every Ohio State player from the star quarterback down to the third-string left guard. So they've adapted the idea for golf – and have created special "bomb" patches that they’re adding to the bags of their staff players.
People who enjoy golf are often asked, "Who would make up your dream foursome?"
Among that foursome, you're bound to find at least one well-known, or even legendary professional golfer. But, if you take a closer look, you might just see that a particular, high-profile professional might actually be the last person you want to be paired with.
It was golf's worst kept secret but today it's official - Rory McIlroy has signed with Nike Golf. And to herald the partnership, Nike has unveiled one of the coolest golf ads we've seen in a long time.
Colin Montgomerie (l), Paul McGinley (r) and Darren Clarke (second r) all likely will be discussed as potential 2014 Ryder Cup captains by the European Tour Tournament Committee, which is chaired by Thomas Bjorn (second l).
The European Tour’s powerful Tournament Committee meets Tuesday evening at the HSBC Abu Dhabi Golf Championship, and could select the 2014 European Ryder Cup captain at that get-together. With that possibility looming, the world of European golf was overflowing with Ryder Cup chatter.
It’s not clear how much input that Rory McIlroy has, but he capped off the weekend by voicing his opinion in favor of Paul McGinley.
What looked to be a two-man race between Darren Clarke and Paul McGinley for the 2014 European Ryder Cup team captaincy position, may now still be a two-man race -- but with a different challenger for McGinley.