The Best 13 From 2013

As the year of 2013 draws to a close we can look back at the many memorable happenings in the game. Here is our take of the most significant 13 moments and achievements.   13. Lydia Ko turns professional. The 16 year old Kiwi who was born in South Korea has already won 5 tournaments on […]

The Front 9-Edition 5

1.       It’s been a pretty good year for Australian superstar Adam Scott. The winner of the 2013 Masters (becoming the first Australian player in history to do so. You can read the whole story here http://www.birdgolf.com/good-on-ya-mate/ ) is putting the finishing touches on his best year to date, by having won back to back tournaments […]

Learning From A Legend

On the eve of the first LPGA Major Championship of the year, the Kraft Nabisco Championship at Mission Hills Country Club in Rancho Mirage, we asked Bird Golf Academy’s own Sandra Palmer some questions about the tournament. Sandra won the Kraft Nabisco when it was known as the Dinah Shore in 1975 and it is […]

The 76th

The final winning margin of 2 shots did not really describe the dominance of Tiger Woods’ 76th career PGA Tour victory at Doral. It was his seventh victory at the WGC-Cadillac Championship and his fourth win at the event at Doral. Woods has now won an amazing 17 World Golf Championship events, of which there […]

Anchors Aweigh

On Sunday afternoon, PGA Tour Commissioner, Tim Finchem, announced that the PGA Tour opposed the proposed ban on ‘Anchoring’ putters. “I think the essential thread that went through the thinking of the players … was that in the absence of data or any basis to conclude that there is a competitive advantage to be gained […]

Horses For Courses

There are certain players who are so suited to a particular course that they dominate there. Proof of that are Sam Snead winning 8 tournaments at the Greater Greensboro Open, Tiger Woods’ seven wins at Firestone CC, and a further 6 each at Doral, Bay Hill and Torrey Pines and Jack Nicklaus’s 6 victories at […]

75

It was as much as foregone conclusion as is possible in golf. Tiger Woods won his 75th PGA Tour event today at one of his favorite courses, Torrey Pines in San Diego. It was the eighth time Woods has won at Torrey Pines. He has now won the Farmers Insurance title a record seven times […]