by Jeff Skinner The PGA Tour has released its five nominees for the 2010 PGA Tour Player of the Year. Previously this was nothing but a mere formality as Tiger Woods had won the award ten of the last thirteen years. But with Tiger playing distracted golf this year the award is up for grabs for these five golfers. The five nominees all had very respectable seasons but none of them are enough to warrant a landslide in the voting. … Continue Reading
by Jeff Skinner In a golf season that saw too many rules infractions affect the outcome of tournaments the strangeness continued at the Dubai World Championship. Ian Poulter was poised to win his second straight tournament but he let Robert Karlsson tie him and the two went to a playoff. On the second hole of the playoff Poulter accidently dropped his ball on his coin that he used to mark his golf ball. The coin flipped over and moved and… Continue Reading
by Jeff Skinner Years from now we will look back at the 2010 golf season will and remember it as the year Tiger Woods finally went winless. For the first time in his career Woods failed to visit the winners circle but that didn’t mean he wasn’t the focus of every media outlet in the world. Woods’ decline opened the door for many a golfer to make their mark and a few very young golfers did just that. Rickie Fowler,… Continue Reading
by Jeff Skinner Ian Poulter is finally showing that he has the game to back up that boastful mouth of his. In 2008 Poulter said that he was the only one with enough talent to challenge Tiger Woods. While Poulter has been a good player he failed to play up to his swagger and a Woods/Poulter showdown never materialized. Things may be about to change. Woods has come down to the level of a mere mortal and Poulter has refined… Continue Reading
By Jeff Skinner Just because the players on The PGA Tour have put their clubs in the garage for a few weeks doesn’t mean there isn’t any great golf to watch. The European Tour has an exciting tournament with plenty of big names taking place at The Hong Kong Open. Ian Poulter leads Graeme McDowell by two and Rory McIlroy by four going into the final round. The European Tour is heading to its big finale, The Dubai World Championship… Continue Reading
by Jeff Skinner We golfers will do anything for a few extra yards. You always suspected that cold balls will fly shorter than a nice warm ball and you’re right. The guys at Sport Science put the theory to the test. Check out the video…it gets to the golf ball testing about the three minute mark and it’s worth a watch. They prove that warm balls are better than cold balls anytime. Sounds like words to live by.
by Jeff Skinner Story of the Year: What else can it be but Tiger-Gate! Tiger and his Escalade and escapades dominated the news on and off the course all season. Beware…Tiger’s game is coming around and 2011 will have little in common with is 2010 season. Player of the Year: Jim Furyk was the only three time winner on tour and he took home the FedEx Cup and Tour Championship, a great year for a great guy. Shot of the… Continue Reading