Matt Wolff, the young phenom with the odd swing is in a funk. His mom says it’s a pattern: when he plays great, he’s all smiles and hail hearties; but when he plays badly, he withdraws into some dark places. And lately, Matt Wolff has be playing really badly. He blamed one round and his […]
He started out on tour like a house a’fire. Three majors in his first five years, fourteen wins, and a putting stroke for the ages. Jordan was on track for legend status. But after his win at the Open in 2017, robbing Kooch of his first major, he went dry. Nothing. Nada. Nyet. The guy who […]
He’s been so far up that the angels moved over to make room. He’s been so far down that the Devil couldn’t take the competition at those times. He’s been the greatest golfer of all time. He’s been one of the worst professional golfers of all time. He’s been healthy as Hercules. He’s been as […]
What do we know about Patrick Reed? First, he is an exceptional golfer who has won a major and eight other PGA tournaments. He has represented the U.S. on both the Ryder Cup and President’s Cup teams. He has arguably the best short game on tour. He is a fierce competitor who has a kind […]
Given the state of my swing these days, I’m happy to have an excuse to confine my golf activity to an occasional trip to the range, which in our area is covered and heated. The winter offers a break from golf, which when a kid, I never liked. But now, as an old guy, I’m […]
Moxie. Some say you either got or you don’t. In golf, moxie is right out in front with every step a pro takes. Even with handicappers, its pretty easy tell who’s got it. So what is it, and why is it important? Can it be developed? If I had to choose one word to describe […]
Many have focused on Bryson DeChambeau’s added bulk and strength and how that is the reason for his added voluminous distance. But I submit the reasons BD has increased his distance goes much further than that.
When you hear the name of golf pro Harry Higgs, your first reaction is probably Harry Higwhoda, reminiscent of Danny Kaye’s Griwhoda declaration in a movie of yesteryear (yes, I’m so old I remember well my pet dinosaur Rex!). But Harry surprisingly has quite a following, and he’s ranked eighth in the race to the FedEx Cup. His story is one worth taking a closer look at.
In trying to help Jordan Spieth fix his game, former World Number One and now Golf Channel commentator David Duval came up with what he calls “reactionary golf.” In my thinking, it’s quite wise, and may have two, or possibly even more, meanings.