Second is Best? – Dustin Johnson Earns POY Honors, Falls to McIlroy in 3-Man Playoff

Typically, the player who wins the season swansong, the TOUR Championship, also wins the FedEx Cup. The TOUR Championship which is held at East Lake Golf Club in Atlanta, GA, (it was Bobby Jones’s home course, not Augusta National) is the fourth and final FedEx playoff event. The field is limited to the top 30 […]

Great Swings

Components of the Best Golf Swings on the PGA Tour Golfers come in all shapes and sizes. Each has a different experience level, background, and training. Some received training from golf professionals, others from family or friends, and some received no instruction at all. Under all of these circumstances, golfers develop a swing. Ingrained from […]

Dustin Them Off

The South course at Firestone Country Club in Akron, Ohio is really a U.S. Open venue in disguise. It was the host venue for this week’s World Golf Championship-Bridgestone Invitational. The WGC events (there are 4 every year with the others being the Cadillac, Match Play and HSBC Championships) typically draw the strongest fields in […]

3 or 4

The numbers don’t lie. The newly minted “Big Three” of world #’s, 1, 2 and 3, Rory McIlroy, Jordan Spieth and Jason Day forgot to put on their capes this week and returned to mortal form. Playing in the second PGA Tour FedEx playoff event, the Deutsche Bank Championship, all three superstars were not at […]

A Golden New Era

A year ago, our founder and CEO, Jay Ewing, was interviewed on the Golficity Golf Show by Frank Fasano. One of the main topics of the interview was the state of the game and in particular the drop-off in interest in the professional game. This was immediately after the Masters that Bubba Watson had won in his […]

A Very Fine Player

  At the beginning of the final round of THE PLAYERS Championship, which falls on Mother’s Day, there were 30 players within 5 strokes of the lead. Those players were an eclectic ensemble that included superstars, stars on the rise, and a handful of unheralded players shooting for the stars. The superstars were Rory McIlroy, […]

The Best Laid Plans

Some people would say that Matchplay is the purest form of golf. At this week’s WGC, Cadillac Match Play Championship, it proved to be the most unpredictable version of the game. The Match Play this year introduced a new format for the opening rounds. Players were pooled into groups of four and then all played […]

The Back 9-Edition 5

1.       With his win on Sunday at the Sony Open, Jimmy Walker won for the second time in his last 6 starts (the first being the Frys.com Open which kicked off the 2014 season……in October). Walker played flawless golf in Sunday’s round shooting a superb 7-under par 63 to claim the trophy over Chis Kirk. […]

A Return To Form

From the very early rounds of The Australian Open (played at aptly named, Royal Sydney Golf Club), it became obvious that it would be a two man battle between two of golf’s “royalty”. 32 year old Australian superstar, Adam Scott, has had an iconic year that was headlined by his thrilling victory at the Masters […]

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 […]

Dustin-g Them Off

Although this is still 2013, this was the fourth PGA Tour event of the 2014 season (yes, we are still trying to get used to that), and it was in China. Golf has indeed become a global game.   When the World Golf Championships were created, it was to bring together all the best players in […]

The Front 9

Boo hoo. Boo Weekley won the PGA Tour’s Crowne Plaza Invitational at Colonial yesterday to register his third career win and first since 2008. The absolute best ‘quote’ on the PGA Tour,  who will always tell you exactly what is on his mind, Weekley’s welcome return to the winners circle is a blessing for golf […]