The 10th Presidents Cup gets underway on Thursday, as the best players from the United States take on the best International players that excludes Europe. No, it’s not a boycott against Europe, the U.S. and Europe have their own biennial event that you might have heard of called the Ryder Cup.
But the Presidents Cup and Ryder Cup take on very similar format, as team play is at the heart of the competition before getting going with singles matches on the final day. Continue reading →
Every golfer dreams of winning a Major Championship. For Graeme McDowell, that dream was realized with his victory at the 2010 U.S. Open at Pebble Beach. But what most golfers don’t think about is the adjustment period that comes after a huge win like that. In other words, winning a Major changes a player’s life, and it’s not easy to get back into the same swing of things.
For McDowell, that was a harsh reality in 2011, in the 12 months following his win at Pebble Beach. There were struggles, missed cuts, and now wins. Continue reading →
For this purpose, we are going to ignore the fact that Tiger woods, Rory McIlroy, and Phil Mickelson are the top players to watch this week at the 2013 Masters. we already know going in that they are the leading favorites on the odds to win. And we are even going venture further down the list past some of the to-five and top-10 favorites. Continue reading →
The 2012 Ryder Cup tees off this Friday from Medinah Country Club in Illinois. Team Europe comes in as the defending champions, while the United States will be looking to reclaim the Cup on American soil.
Oddsmakers have already established the United States as -140 favorites on the moneyline, while Europe has been set at +120 in the underdog role. Continue reading →
It was quite a memorable Ryder Cup back in 2010 at Celtic Manor Resort, Wales. Team Europe captured a tightly contested event 14.5 points to 13.5 points over The United States. It’s hard to think that two years has already passed.
But the 2012 Ryder Cup comes back to take place in the United States, at Medinah Country Club in Illinois to be exact. Continue reading →
Rory McIlroy sits atop the FedEx Cup point standings going into the final event of the playoffs, the Tour Championship at East Lake Country Club in Atlanta. But the one disadvantage that McIlroy has against his closest competition, is that this will be his first trip to East Lake for the event.
Still, it’s hard to argue against McIlroy after he has played so well in the month of September, which included back-to-back wins in the playoffs. And after a week off, the top-30 in the FedEx Cup standings will tee it up at East Lake beginning on Thursday. Continue reading →
With his second win in four weeks, Rory McIlroy moved all the way up to No.1 in the latest edition of the FedEx Cup playoffs. But he and the rest of the top-70 in the standings do not get a break this week, going to Carmel, Indiana for the playing of the 2012 BMW Championship.
It’s the final stop in the playoffs before the field gets cut down to the top-30 for the Tour Championship in Atlanta. Continue reading →
The 2012 FedEx Cup Playoffs got underway last week with The Barclays from Bethpage Black. It was Nick Watney who captured his first victory on the Tour this season, and shot up atop the latest rankings.
But the playoffs continue this week with the Deutsche Bank Championship from TPC Boston. Continue reading →
It’s the first week of the 2012 FedEx Cup playoffs, as The Barclay’s moves to one of the most popular venues in the United States. That would be up in Farmingdale, NY at Bethpage Black, site of the 2002 and 2009 U.S Open.
Tiger Woods comes into the playoffs in the No.1 spot. Woods has won three times in 2012, but failed to win a Major despite contending in the last three. In a twist from the past, it was the performances on the weekend that prevented the 14-time Major winner from winning No.15. Continue reading →
Well, the 2012 Major championship slate came to an end on Sunday, and what a performance it was by Rory McIlroy at Kiawah Island. Two Major championship victories by a combined 16 shots is definitely impressive. Now, the PGA Tour gets set to shift to their playoff series. But before that, we have one more week.
This week the 2012 Wyndham Championship will be played from Sedgefield Country Club in Greensboro, North Carolina. Continue reading →