by Jeff Skinner It was amazing day at the 96th PGA Championship. With a water logged Valhalla allowing the world’s best to throw darts at the soft greens we were treated to a marvelous display of golf. It was a true birdie-fest as player after player posted sub-par rounds which has resulted in a jammed packed leaderboard filled with big names, young studs and even some newcomers. How gettable was Valhalla today? Very gettable. 74 players teed it up today… Continue Reading
by Jeff Skinner The accolades for Ken Venturi keep on coming and Michael Breed did a nice job acknowledging Venturi on last night’s Golf Fix. Listen to Venturi talk about “The Match” when he and fellow amateur Harvie Ward took on the great Ben Hogan and Byron Nelson. And if you haven’t read Mark Frost’s book detailing this amazing day in golf go out and get it. It’s one of the most incredible stories in golf.
by Jeff Skinner For all the talk about the relative success of the FedEx Cup Playoffs we all have to admit that they appear to have accomplished their main task: to get the top players to play together after the PGA Championship. So far this season it has worked. With a leaderboard that finished with three of the biggest names in golf sitting atop it, week two of the playoffs is definitely a success. Rory McIlroy solidified his place as… Continue Reading
by Jeff Skinner So Ben Crane wasn’t really that motivated to play in the McGladrey Classic this week. He had a few things on his mind, like his wife having another baby today. The Crane’s are scheduled to have their third child today with a c-section in Dallas. Crane was very close to not starting at Sea Island due to his wife’s pregnancy. So maybe you can possibly understand that Crane had no idea where in was in the standings… Continue Reading
by Jeff Skinner It was an amazing day at The Atlanta Athletic Club as The PGA Championship gave us about as exciting a first round that there can be. Tiger teased early and Stricker flirted with history but it was a shot by Rory McIlroy that kept us glued to the screen as the young Irishman toughed it out to a one handed round of even par. As youngsters do sometimes, McIroy went for the potentially dangerous shot when is… Continue Reading
by Jeff Skinner As usual it was an amazing day at The Masters. From the opening tee shot of the final group to the last birdie of the day at eighteen it was about as exciting as a tournament can get. Any of ten golfers had a chance of winning the 75th Masters once the leaders had made the turn and at one time five were tied for the lead at ten under par. It looked to be a wide… Continue Reading