The world's top-ranked player certainly played like it in Dubai. Rory McIlroy shot a final-round 70 Sunday to match the all-time low tournament total, taking a three-shot victory in the process.
In weather better suited to his native land than his adopted desert hometown, Martin Laird continued his sterling play Saturday in cool and cloudy Scottsdale, shooting a third-round 68 to lead by three over three others.
It's snowing over much of the country, but there's golf to be played in warmer locales, as you can see by our collection of reader-submitted photos at #PGA365. Make sure to submit yours on Facebook, Twitter or Instagram.
Golf equipment companies, tour players and PGA instructors often show off their favorite golf equipment on Twitter, and we constantly scan our feed for their best shots. Here is our collection from the past week.
If you received golf lessons as a gift -- a very good gift, by the way -- here are three tips on what to focus on, thanks to Rodd Slater, PGA Professional at Two Rivers Golf Course in Dakota Dunes, S.D.
PGA of America Championships
Pete Dye Course
French Lick, Ind.
Westchester Country Club
Philadelphia Cricket Club
Hazeltine National Golf Club