Monthly Archives: November 2013

Jason Day Wins 2013 World Cup Of Golf Amid Family Tragedy

Jason DayJason Day almost didn’t play in the 2013 ISPS Handa World Cup of Golf. Just days before, Day learned that he lost eight family members to the Typhoon that struck the Philippines.

But at the will of his family, Day participated for Team Australia with Adam Scott, and captured the individual title with a seven-foot par-putt on the 72nd hole at Royal Melbourne in his native Australia. It couldn’t have been a better ending for Day, who won for the first time in three years. Continue reading

2013 Fall Wraparound Schedule For FedEx Cup Events Comes To An End

Harris EnglishThe new wraparound portion of the PGA Tour FedEx Cup schedule came to a completion this past Sunday at the OHL Classic at Mayakoba. Harris English capped off the new fall FedEx Series with a victory, and as such climbed to second on the latest standings heading into 2014. English is just 27 points behind Jimmy Walker for the top spot.

The next FedEx Cup event will be held in the second week of January 2014 in Hawaii for the Hyundai Tournament of Champions. Continue reading

President Obama Plays ‘Caddyshack’ Course With Alonzo Mourning

President Obama And Alonzo MourningThe majority of us might remember the golf course as Bushwood Country Club, the sight of where ‘Caddyshack’ was filmed. But while Bushwood is a made up country club, the golf course that the film is based off of actually exists.

Known as the Grande Oaks Golf Club, the Miami, Florida course hosted the 44th President of the United States this past week for 18 holes. Continue reading

PGA Tour And China Golf Association Launch PGA Tour China

PGA Tour ChinaThe game of golf is becoming more international every year. The biggest growth has been seen on the continent of Asia. That has never been more evident than with the PGA Tour alongside the China Golf Association announcing the new PGA Tour China.

This was made public on Sunday following the conclusion of the WGC-HSBC Champions tournament in Shanghai as a FedEx Cup playoff event won by Dustin Johnson. There have been several PGA Tour events and other professional golf events contested in China in recent years, spurring the growth of golf in the area. Continue reading