If what the USGA tells us is true and the U.S. Open is the ultimate test to identify the best in the game, then hitting the ball long off the tee must not be that important.
Snow-covered Augusta National entrance
Just for fun this morning, I ran a quick Twitter search using the hashtags "#augustanational" and "#masters" hoping to find a cool photo with something -- anything -- at Augusta National covered in snow. As usual, Twitter didn't disappoint.
29 Jan 2014 - 11:26am - 0 Comments
2014 Waste Management Phoenix Open
It's going to be the rowdiest of weeks on the PGA Tour schedule this week, as the PGA Tour heads to Arizona for its annual stop at the frat party that is TPC Scottsdale and the Waste Management Phoen
29 Jan 2014 - 10:41am - 0 Comments
Groundhog Day: If you have to play one course over and over
If, like me, your NFL team is out of the mix then forget about this weekend and Super Bowl Sunday.
29 Jan 2014 - 9:12am - 0 Comments
JB Holmes back after elbow surgery, feels healthier than in last four years
29 Jan 2014 - 12:40am - 0 Comments
Notebook: Scott Stallings moves to Arizona in bid to improve his game
SAN DIEGO – Scott Stallings loves being at home in Tennessee.
29 Jan 2014 - 12:30am - 0 Comments
Tiger Woods had a bad day Saturday; it was bound to happen, even to him
SAN DIEGO – Too bad Tiger Woods can't go back in time and expand that chart of Jack Nicklaus he taped to his bedroom wall as a teenager.    One point of clarification – it was never about 18 majors. 
28 Jan 2014 - 8:45pm - 0 Comments
Tiger Woods, at Dubai Desert Classic, says last Saturday's 79 was a fluke
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates – Tiger Woods doesn't sound too worried over matching his worst score in America on a course where he had won eight times.   ''I wouldn't read anything into what happened Saturday at Torrey
28 Jan 2014 - 2:09pm - 0 Comments
Better fan experience at TPC Scottsdale or Super Bowl
Question on my mind. And (for once), it's kind of a serious question.
28 Jan 2014 - 11:20am - 0 Comments
U.S. Ryder Cup Captain Tom Watson suffers finger injury
28 Jan 2014 - 9:45am - 0 Comments
Phil Mickelson sees back doctor, might play Phoenix Open
Phil Mickelson didn't sit around the house after dropping out of the Farmers Insurance Open late Friday.
27 Jan 2014 - 5:37pm - 0 Comments
Half shaven Ian Poulter Selfie
This isn't much of a story - I have no details on the the Why, the When, even the Where. But I do know the basic Who and the What. And it's compelling - I guess. In a way.
27 Jan 2014 - 3:48pm - 0 Comments
Scott Stallings soars in latest U.S. Ryder Cup standings
Surprisingly, despite all the stars that teed it up last week in the Farmers Insurance Open, there was no movement in the top 10 of the latest U.S. Ryder Cup points standings.
27 Jan 2014 - 11:46am - 0 Comments
Tiger Woods's 'missed cut' explained
If you were confused as to why Tiger Woods played in the third round of the Farmers Insurance Open on Saturday, but not in Sunday's final round, here's why:
27 Jan 2014 - 9:53am - 0 Comments
Scott Stallings wins Farmers Insurance Open with birdie on No. 18
SAN DIEGO -- In a tournament that was up for grabs, Scott Stallings hit a 4-iron worthy of a winner Sunday in the Farmers Insurance Open.
26 Jan 2014 - 6:43pm - 0 Comments
Back-to-back birdies give Korda one-shot win at Bahamas LPGA
PARADISE ISLAND, Bahamas -- Jessica Korda won the season-opening Bahamas LPGA Classic on Sunday for her second tour title, holing a 6-foot birdie putt on the final hole to beat Stacy Lewis by a stroke.
26 Jan 2014 - 5:37pm - 0 Comments
Gary Woodland shoots third-round 70 at tough Torrey, holds one-shot lead
SAN DIEGO -- Gary Woodland didn't have to overpower the par 5s to take the lead at Torrey Pines.
25 Jan 2014 - 6:34pm - 0 Comments
Na Yeon Choi shoots 66 to take one-shot lead in Bahamas LPGA
PARADISE ISLAND, Bahamas -- Na Yeon Choi shot a 7-under 66 on Saturday to take a one-stroke lead in the season-opening Bahamas LPGA Classic, chipping to a foot to set up a birdie on the par-5 18th hole.
25 Jan 2014 - 5:33pm - 0 Comments
Tiger Woods struggles to 7-over 79, misses 54-hole cut at Torrey Pines
SAN DIEGO -- Tiger Woods made his 2014 debut in a most dubious fashion -- his first trip to Torrey Pines without sticking around until Sunday.
25 Jan 2014 - 5:08pm - 0 Comments
Martha Richards, cancer survivor, to step down as Texas womens golf coach
University of Texas Women's Golf Coach Martha Richards said Friday that she will resign at the end of the 2013-14 season, her seventh with the program.   Her story is unusual in that she is a two-time cancer survivor, and she said is stepping down to ma
25 Jan 2014 - 2:45pm - 0 Comments