There are a bunch of firsts this year at the 2013 CIMB Classic. It’s the first time that the tournament is being played at Kuala Lumpur Golf Club, it’s the first time that a Masters invitation will be awarded to the winner, and it’s the first time that it will be an official FedEx Cup points event.
The end result is that the field from top-to-bottom is bringing out many more notable names overall than in years past. Sure, Tiger Woods played in the 2012 CIMB Classic, but on the whole the field is every bit as strong, and likely stronger even without Woods in the field for the 2013 edition. Continue reading →
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 →
One of the hotly debated issues in the world of golf going on right now centers around the anchored putter, and the United States Golf Association attempting to define the stroke on the putting green.
The anchored putters, or ‘long putters’ are nothing new to the game of golf. In fact, players have been using them for more than a quarter century.
But the recent trend of players switching to the anchored putter, and winning big tournaments has been chipping away at the issue of the putting stroke. So much so that the USGA has brought it under serious consideration to ban the practice of an anchored putter entirely. Continue reading →
We are three quarters of the way through the 2012 Major Championships, with the British OPen concluding this past Sunday. It was Ernie Els who bested the field, though at the expense of Adam Scott, who blew a four-shot lead with four holes to play.
Now, the chapter shifters from England, back across the Atlantic to Canada, for the playing of the 2012 RBC Canadian Open. Continue reading →