Another day of warm sunshine at St. Andrews. We are taking advantage of the unusually warm and sunny weather but rumor is next week it’s rain, rain and more rain. We’ll take all the sun we can! Had a wonderful experience on the New Course today as we played a bit of true links golf with a firm, fast course and greens that never hold any approach. Divot repair tools don’t get much use here. The strong breeze made it… Continue Reading
This image says it all. Henrik Stenson shoots a record tying 63 to tie Johnny Miller for a final round in a major to win the OPEN Championship. His 264 is the lowest in OPEN Championship history. And in OPEN Championship fashion he’s wished a “Well Done and See You At Royal Birkdale”. No one does it like the OPEN Championship. Stenson’s scorecard show 10 birdies, TEN BIRDIES. Offset by two bogeys his 63 puts him in the rarest of… Continue Reading
Oakmont Country Club is widely regarded as the toughest golf course in America. Its slick greens are legendary. Its Church Pew bunkers are so famous they have their own name. And the rough is deep. So deep balls vanish, players look to be literally knee deep in the stuff and a small dog or two has been known to disappear. As if that wasn’t enough to punish the players that will try and survive this beast of a course there’s… Continue Reading
With all that time on his hands Tiger Woods may be going a little stir crazy. After all how many soccer games and rehab can one man take? To break up the boredom Tiger has decided to write a book. Yes, he of the closed mouth, reserved answers and and cherished privacy is writing a book. Now, don’t get too excited. Tiger isn’t going the full Monty here. He won’t be dishing about his entire life so there won’t be… Continue Reading
As they say you can’t win The Masters on Thursday but you certainly can lose it. Ernie Els looks like he tried to lose it on his first hole as he six putted for a nine… from 3 feet. It was the most painful thing to watch all day. Once again Jordan Spieth proves that he’s superhuman. Can we get a DNA test on this kid! So much for “Jordan is off his game.” His bogey free 66 was stellar.… Continue Reading
Set your DVR or make sure to be in front of your TV on Tuesday at 9:00pm EST when The Golf Channel airs its latest tribute to Jack Nicklaus’ 1986 Masters win. It looks to be a fine mixture of Jack’s historic charge with plenty of new commentary from players, announcers, family and fans. I haven’t seen it yet but I love it already. I can watch the ’86 Masters all day long.
Justin Rose shows us his techniques for making more putts.
About this time last year Jordan Spieth was still beaming from his win at the ’14 Australian Open and on his way to winning the Hero World Challenge. Well Spieth didn’t win last week’s Aussie Open, he just missed with a T2 finish but he did make a splash at today’s opening round of the Hero World Challenge. Watch as Spieth aces the par three second hole on his way to an opening round 65, one stroke off the lead.… Continue Reading
Phil Mickelson may have left the greatest golf instructor of the day but that doesn’t mean Phil is going solo. Word is that Phil the Thrill will be hoping to create some new thrills with the help of Andrew Getson. Getson is a very popular pro at Grayhawk Golf Club in Scottsdale which is home to several PGA Tour players. Watch how Getson shows us one of his chipping techniques.
The long, hot summer of Jason Day continues. And while the summer has cooled off, Day hasn’t one bit. Day lapped the field today at the BMW Championship to finish with a six shot victory over Daniel Berger. Day’s lead was never really threatened as he maintained at least a four shot lead and finished with a flourish with birdies at sixteen and eighteen. The ’15 PGA Champion lead from wire to wire and earned his fourth win in his… Continue Reading