The PGA Tour heads to the desert for the CareerBuilder Challenge and what formerly was called The Bob Hope Classic. Hope was the driving force behind his tournament for over fifty years. Hope was instrumental in building the tournament into a ‘must-play’ on tour as he brought his fellow celebrities, from the Rat Pack to sitting U.S. Presidents to play the game he so loved. He raised millions for charities and after his passing the torch was passed to former… Continue Reading
Most golfers have that bucket list of courses that they would so love to play. A trip to Fife and St. Andrews is always near the top of any true golfer’s list. Just going to The Masters, forget playing Augusta National, is a staple on all our dream lists too. We all fantasize about taking a shot at the island green 17th hole at TPC Sawgrass without splashing one. And lately names like Bandon Dunes, Streamsong and Cabot Links are… Continue Reading
1. Some will ridicule Brandt Snedeker for breaking down and fighting back the tears after his win at Pebble Beach. Not me, I think it is great. Emotion is so much a part of our lives and our game it’s fine with me. Sneds has become the tour’s new Steve Stricker who cried each time he spoke into a microphone. 2. Dustin Johnson is rounding into form after his six month sabbatical. After a missed cut last week he finished… Continue Reading
by Jeff Skinner All things golf move kind of slow this time of year. The pro tours are on break and two recent snowstorms have put an official end to my golf season here in the Hudson Valley. My last round of 2013 came on a brisk December 4th and at that time I was hoping to get at least another round in. You may think I’ve taken too many golf balls to my head but considering I played a… Continue Reading
by Jeff Skinner Here’s a list of some of the notable celebrities playing at The AT&T Pebble Beach National Pro-Am. Tiger and Tony Romo: how can they not win? D.A. Points teams with funnyman Bill Murray again this year as they try to defend their title and perfect their horrible chest bump. Ricky Barnes and Bill Belichick have something in common: they both are looking for their first win this February.