Match play uses the same skill set as stroke play, but an entirely different set of strategies. Because you're playing against an opponent instead of the entire field, it's almost like chess on grass.
Last week, I competed in one of my favorite events - the PGA Professional National Championship. This past weekend, Inbee Park not only won the Women's U.S. Open but managed to make it her third straight major championship this year.
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Note: Ken Duke, 44, captured his first PGA TOUR victory Sunday in the Travelers Championship in Cromwell, Conn., making a two-foot birdie putt on the second playoff hole to defeat Chris Stroud.
23 Jun 2013 - 8:58pm - 0 Comments
My first thoughts at the end of the 113th U.S.
17 Jun 2013 - 9:38am - 0 Comments
As President of the Georgia PGA, I'm always going to feel a great sense of pride when a local product does well on the world stage. So it's a real thrill to see Harris English, who's just a good a young man as he is a great golfer get his first win at the FedEx St.
9 Jun 2013 - 10:09pm - 0 Comments
I pulled up Matt Kuchar's stats Sunday morning to get a look at what this man was doing well and how he has been able to put himself to number three in the Fed Ex Cup standings (prior to the end of the Memorial). As I poured over Kuchar's stats, one thing became abundantly clear.
2 Jun 2013 - 9:34pm - 0 Comments
Another Senior PGA Championship in the books and what a great week it's been.
27 May 2013 - 12:04am - 0 Comments
In a thrilling end to the HP Byron Nelson Championship, Sang-Moon Bae battled back and then hung on to win his first PGA Tour title. A great ending to an always special event. Congrats to Bae!
19 May 2013 - 10:57pm - 0 Comments
Hey, stop me if you've heard this one before. Tiger Woods goes out and wins on the PGA Tour. Actually, you've probably heard it quite a few times (78 to be exact!).
12 May 2013 - 9:01pm - 1 Comments
Watching the final few holes of the Wells Fargo Championship, it was fascinating to watch the drama of a crowded leaderboard and watch the world's best golfers battle each other, their own emotions and - the weather.
5 May 2013 - 10:34pm - 0 Comments
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What a great honor it was to welcome the golf world to TPC Sugarloaf -- where I've been privileged to serve as PGA Head Professional since 2011. It was the inaugural year for the Greater Gwinnett Championship and we couldn't be happier with how the week unfolded.
22 Apr 2013 - 9:07am - 1 Comments
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If you were looking for model golf swings to teach to a new player, Inbee Park’s would not immediately jump to the top of your list.
7 Apr 2013 - 11:47pm - 0 Comments
In talking to the players on the range this week at the Shell Houston Open, the one thing they told me they were working on was balance and rhythm.
31 Mar 2013 - 10:10pm - 0 Comments
I hope you had the opportunity to watch Tiger Woods win at Bay Hill. But more than that, I hope you appreciate what you saw.
25 Mar 2013 - 6:52pm - 1 Comments
Penalties happen in golf. For the average player, it’s difficult to go an entire round without getting at least one “freebie” or two -- strokes you didn’t actually make, but ones you earned through the magic of the rule book.
17 Mar 2013 - 10:30pm - 8 Comments
A lot can and will be said about Tiger’s victory at in the WGC-Cadillac Championship. Does it make him the favorite going into the Master? Is it a performance reminiscent of the Tiger of old? But one point is indisputable: Tiger won at Doral with his putter.
10 Mar 2013 - 9:34pm - 3 Comments
He could have lost it at any moment.
3 Mar 2013 - 10:39pm - 0 Comments
Match play is, by its nature, an aggressive format. That’s why it’s so much fun to watch.
25 Feb 2013 - 8:28am - 0 Comments
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