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
Last year Matt Kuchar got the biggest win of his career, when he claimed the 2012 Players Championship, the flagship event on the PGA Tour. Often considered the ‘fifth major’ even though not official, the win certainly vaulted Kuchar into the category of best players without a Major championship. Continue reading
The Accenture World Match Play tournament is one of the most fun and exciting events on the PGA Tour all season, as the top players in the world gear up for a week of play that includes something different from all of the other tournaments they play every year.
It’s a match play even versus a stroke play event, where players are paired up and play one-on-one against each other in a single elimination 64-player bracket. Continue reading
The Northern Trust Open is currently going on from Riviera Country Club this week out in California. and while there is a load of talent in the tournament, we are going to take a moment to loo ahead to next week’s World Golf Championships event, because it is truly one of the most unique events in sports, and one of the most fun to watch in golf.
It’s the Accenture Match Play Championship, with the top-64 players in the world qualifying in four different brackets, just like you see in the March Madness tournament in College basketball. Yes I know, it’s 68 teams now, but really, everyone knows the tournament unofficially begins after the play-in games. Continue reading
Those who were on the grounds at one of the three courses that the 2013 AT&T Pebble Beach Pro Am, or who tuned in during the first round coverage on the Golf Channel were treated to some great golf, and some not-so-great golf, amid some of the most breathtaking backdrops in the game.
Hunter Mahan and Russell Knox are atop the leaderboard after the first day, both firing rounds of 6-under on Pebble Beach in benign conditions. Continue reading
Hunter Mahan is arguably having the best 2012 of any other golfer in the world so far, capturing his second PGA Tour title of the season on Sunday at the Shell Houston Open.
And the timing couldn’t be better, as the year’s first Major championship is set to begin on Thursday.
The Masters. Continue reading