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Brandt Snedeker Is The Player To Watch In 2013

Brandt SnedekerWe’d like to take a bit of credit for jumping on the Brandt Snedeker bandwagon even before he won this past week at Pebble Beach, or prior to his second runner-up finish at the Waste Management Phoenix Open.

Sure, Snedeker won the 2012 FedEx Cup, but even that win didn’t seem to put him on the map in terms of the top players in the game. Continue reading

Can Phil Mickelson And Tiger Woods Carry Early 2013 Success Into Majors Later This Year?

Tiger Woods And Phil MickelsonThe victory by Phil Mickelson on Sunday at TPC Scottsdale still proves that Lefty is as good as it gets when he turns it on. A brush with a 59 on Thursday, followed by a wire-to-wire victory proved just that.

Mickelson won early in 2012 though as well, and from there went on to have a very mediocre year by his standards. He wasn’t in real contention in the Major championships, and now it is coming up on three years since Mickelson won his last Major championship at the 2012 Masters. Continue reading

Mickelson’s Close Call With 59 Brings Back To Light Just How Rare Breaking 60 Is

Phil MickelsonAl Geiberger was the first player on the PGA tour to shoot a 59. That came back in 1977 at the Memphis Classic at Colonial Country. Since then, it’s happened just four more times in the history of the sport on the PGA Tour, through the hundreds or thousands, if not, millions of golf rounds that have taken place.

Statistically speaking, it could be one of the rarest accomplishments in all of sports. Continue reading

Tiger Woods Takes Six-Shot Lead Into Monday Finish At 2013 Farmers Insurance Open

Tiger WoodsIt’s a familiar feeling on the PGA Tour right now. Tiger Woods is at the top of the leaderboard chasing yet another victory. But it’s not simply the fact that Woods is at the top of the lead, it’s the fact that he is dominating the field at Torrey Pines for the Farmers Insurance Open.

One week ago, Woods missed the cut at the HSBC Championship, leaving many to wonder what type of game he would bring into 2013. Continue reading

PGA Tour Rookies Already Making Big Splash In 2013 PGA Tournaments

Russell HenleyIt didn’t take long rookies on the 2013 PGA Tour to make a name for themselves, or perhaps show that experience isn’t always required to win.

That was especially true at the 2013 Sony Open in Hawaii, the first full-field event on the season. It was there that two rookies stole the show over the course of the four days in Honolulu Russell Henley and Scott Langley traded the lead back and forth for the opening two rounds of the tournament, putting themselves in good position going into the weekend in their first PGA event as member of the Tour. Continue reading

What To Watch In The 2013 Humana Challenge And Who’s Playing This Week

Humana ChallengeThe first event of the West-Coast swing gets going on Thursday, with the playing of the Humana Challenge.

So which players are poised to make a run at the championship? Who should we pay attention to?

There are a number of interesting story lines for this tournament, as the season debut for some, and for others a continuation from Hawaii. Continue reading

Tiger Woods And Rory McIlroy Grouped Together At Abu Dhabi

Woods And McIlroy HSBC ChampionshipTiger Woods and Rory McIlroy have been linked together for years, with McIlroy the new young superstar on the golf scene. The duo has even more in common now though, with McIlroy joining the Nike Golf family this week for an undisclosed amount.

Woods and McIlroy enter the 2013 season as the top-ranked players in the game. It’s McIlroy who has the edge as the No.1 ranked player in the world for now. Continue reading

What Can We Expect From Tiger In 2013?

Tiger WoodsBy now, as golf fans, we should all be used to the notion that Tiger Woods will never be the same that he once was. The bar was simply set too high. But that doesn’t mean we shouldn’t expect a lot from Woods in the 2013 PGA Tour season.

To predict his fortune this season, let’s turn the clock back to last season, where Woods won three times on Tour after going two and a half years without a victory. He captured titles at Bay Hill, Firestone, and Congressional.

But when you look at the resume’ from the 2012 season, there is a glaring omission from the win-department.

A Major Championship. Continue reading

BMW Championship Betting Odds And Preview

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

2012 Wyndham Championship Betting Odds

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