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Saturday Swing Tip: Jason Day…Eyes Wide Shut

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Sometimes it seems like those PGA pros are so good they could play blindfolded.  Well, watch here as ESPN’s Sports Science crew does just that with Jason Day.  The video is a few moths old (it was filmed after he became world number one) but it is no less amazing. He actually hits it longer while he’s blindfolded!  Now that’s impressive but don’t expect him to make like Lexi Thompson when she putts and close his eyes. Day is doing… Continue Reading

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Spieth, Paramor and Slow Play

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Jordan Spieth is used to making headlines. In 2015 his Grand Slam Chase had him front and center on every media outlet. This year is no different. He lapped the field with his win at the Tournament of Champions and is the feature attraction at the European Tour’s Abu Dhabi Championship. Spieth, Rory McIlroy and Rickie Fowler were the main event in round one and once again Spieth dominated the headlines. But it wasn’t for his round of 4 under… Continue Reading

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“The Real Thing”…Coke Signs Jordan Spieth

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Since Jordan Spieth came on the seen as a sixteen year high schooler playing in the Byron Nelson Championship many in the golf world knew he was something special. And he has surpassed all the expectations from the time he first won in a playoff at the 2013 John Deere all the way through his Grand Slam Chase to last week’s trouncing of the field at The Tournament of Champions. Spieth is special both on the course and off. He… Continue Reading

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Jinxed by Cover Shoot, Wie Withdraws from Kingsmill

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Just about the same time Golf Magazine, the printed version, was hitting our mailboxes Michelle Wie was teeing it up at the LPGA’s Kingsmill Championship. Wie who continues to be the biggest draw in women’s golf graced the cover of the June issue and she’s featured on eleven pages of this issue.  First she gives us four tips on how we can rip our driver like she does (yea right) and then she’s the subject of The Golf Magazine Interview… Continue Reading

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Ted Bishop At It Again

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And file this in the “He just doesn’t get it” category. Ted Bishop, the not so recently deposed president of the PGA of America lets loose with another troublesome Tweet. You would think Ted would have learned after his controversial Tweet calling Ian Poulter a “lil girl” got him bounced from his presidency and banned for life from anything of consequence at the PGA. But no, he couldn’t leave things be. After Rickie Fowler’s dramatic win at The PLAYERS good… Continue Reading

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Golf May Be In Trouble But On-Line Golf Gambling Is Growing

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No one will deny that the NFL is the Big Kahauna in sports. The NFL has turned itself into a year round sport and sports fans eat it up. One of the aspects that the NFL brass doesn’t like to talk about publicly is the appeal of the NFL to sports gamblers. Each week millions are bet on the NFL both legally and illegally. The growth of fantasy leagues has exploded and there’s plenty of money involved there too. Golf… Continue Reading

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This Week: Trump, Trump and More Trump

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This is a big week on the PGA Tour. It’s the first World Golf Championship, the season debut of many elite players in the U.S. and a showcase for a man who has become one of the biggest names in golf: Donald Trump. In addition to being one of the biggest names in the game he’s also one of the most controversial. Is he a presidential candidate or isn’t he? Who will he fire next? Will he screw up Turnberry?… Continue Reading

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Lydia Ko: The Best Kept Secret in Sport

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Tiger Woods, Rory McIlroy and the boys of the PGA Tour may dominate the headlines and garner all the attention in golf and that’s a shame. Contrary to popular thought it isn’t all about Tiger. It should be all about Lydia Ko, a seventeen year old that is breaking records and setting the sports world on its collective ass.  Ko won the Australian Women’s Open yesterday and proved once again that she is the best female golfer on the planet… Continue Reading

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Tiger, Allenby, Belichick & Brady: Really Hard to Believe

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It is tough being a sports fan today. It seems the headlines are full of items that are questioning the honesty and character of our sports heroes. It may be a sign of the times where everything is public domain and athletes have no privacy or it may be the fact that these men have become so entitled that they feel they can do anything with no consequences.  Tiger Woods’ missing tooth is the subject of much discussion lately. Team… Continue Reading

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Tiger Woods in Phoenix? Not a Surprise

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We all know that dozens of sportswriters make Tiger Woods their number one story any chance they can. Woods garners attention beyond the sports world so it is no surprise that his every move is chronicled so religiously. Even his potential moves make headlines as noted by Golf.com earlier this week. According to Eamon Lynch and Coleman McDowell Tiger will return to competition at the 2015 Waste Management Open in Phoenix.  They cite “sources” claiming that Woods has reserved his… Continue Reading

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