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 […]
Player Assessments Pre-Masters
There’s a building excitement as we approach the premier tournament of the year. We’ve never seen anything quite like this year in the history of this game. We’ve come to recognize fans as an integral part of the pro tours. And their presence does affect play, f
Watching Golf is like Watching Paint Dry?
Golf is like Watching Paint Dry? There are some who say watching golf is like watching paint dry; and that may be true at times. But if you watched The Players this weekend you’d more liken watching golf to watching ten thoroughbreds running neck and neck down the home stretch in the Preakness. Coming into […]
Notes During The Players
A few notes during The Players And now the Players, considered by some a fifth major. All the big guns are there: Koepka, Thomas, DJ, Spieth, Fowler, Rose, McIlroy. And Cameron Champ, the longest driver on tour, who was in last place after the first round and withdrew during the second with a sore back. […]
The Masters: Day 2
Pr0fessional golf is essentially a game of minimizing misses. That’s how Nicklaus won all those majors: played approaches to the middle of greens and let the competition implode. Golf is also a game of uncertainties, like wind, for example, particularly swirling wind, lodged up in tall trees where you can’t really calculate what’s going on. […]
How Sweet that Sweet Spot is
Until you consistently find that sweet spot on your clubs, you will never know the true enjoyment of golf. Here are some examples.