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 […]

A Good Walk Spoiled

When world #1, Rory McIlroy, walked off on the 9th fairway during the second round of the Honda Championship last Friday, he committed one of professional golf’s most cardinal sins. He quit. A huge no-no. He had just hit his second shot to the ninth green into the water and was already 7-over par for […]

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 […]

The Long and the Short of it

The controversial decision of whether or not to allow or disallow long putters continues. As things stand the arbiters of the Rules of Golf, The Royal and Ancient (the R&A) and the United States Golf Association (the USGA) have imposed a trial period ban for a new rule that would outlaw a stroke in which […]

Singh-ing the Blues

Performance enhancing drugs (PEDs) have been at the forefront of most all major sports for the past few years. The use of PEDs has been epidemic in Major League Baseball, the NFL and Cycling and is certainly a hot topic in several other sports. Golf has stayed largely out of the discussion. Until now. Hall […]

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 […]