We have the Masters, U.S Open, British Open, and the PGA Championship. Then we have the World Golf Championships that take place throughout the season, as well as the FedEx Cup Playoffs that occur at the the end of the year. And then there’s the PLAYERS Championship. Often thought of as unofficially the ‘5th Major’, the PLAYERS Championship is essentially in a category all it’s own.
The PLAYERS Championship is known as the signature event on the PGA Tour, given the fact that it is played at TPC Sawgrass in Ponte Vedra, Florida, where it just so happens to be the world headquarters of the Tour. 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 →