Monthly Archives: February 2014

Jason Day Captures Accenture Match Play; Major Championship Next?

Jason DayAdd Jason Day to the list of top players that has yet to win a Major Championship.

Day won the Accenture Match Play from Dove Mountain on Sunday for his first World Golf Championships victory. The win is not a big surprise though. Day has been playing some great golf over the last year and has been routinely in contention to win Majors. In fact, he has been a favorite of to pick to win several tournaments that he entered. Continue reading

Augusta National Loses Eisenhower Tree After Ice Storm Rolls Through Area

Eisenhower TreeArguably the most-famous tree in golf was removed this past weekend thanks to a series of ice storms that made their way through the Southeast. Going forward, Augusta National and The Masters will be without the Eisenhower Tree.

Made famous thanks to former President Dwight Eisenhower’s hatred for it, the Eisenhower tree became a staple annually at the first Major Championship of each season. When players teed it up on the 17th hole, the large tree stared them right in their faces up the left-hand side of the fairway. Continue reading

Cheyenne Woods Captures First Professional Win In Australia

Cheyenne WoodsWe’ve grown accustom to hearing the name Woods atop the world of golf. But for the first time there is another Woods that has won a professional tournament. Cheyenne Woods, the niece of No.1 ranked player in the world Tiger Woods, captured the Australian Ladies Masters over the weekend.

Woods, just 23 years old, carded a 4-under par round of 69 on Sunday at Royal Pines to win by two shots over Minjee Lee. Continue reading

2014 AT&T Pebble Beach Pro Am Chock-Full Of Big Name Celebrities

Bill MurrayThe AT&T Pebble Beach Pro Am is one of the fun events on the PGA Tour, and it gets going this Thursday. Looking down the list of notable names of celebrities that will be on hand competing, many of the typical players on in there.

It’s not often that we get to see some of our favorite movie stars, television actors and athletes doing things outside of their profession. But one thing that they all have in common is a passion for golf. This week at Pebble Beach they get the chance to play in competition in front of PGA Tour crowds at one of the greatest venues in all of golf. Continue reading