2019 Masters: You should root for these nine golfers this week at Augusta National
The Masters is the final opening day of the golf season. For some of us (like me), golf starts around Jan. 1 with the Sentry Tournament of Champions. For others, it’s the Farmers Insurance Open at the end of January when Tiger Woods exits his annual hibernation. For many,... Read more
Masters 2019: 27 facts you need to know about Augusta National, Tiger Woods, Jack Nicklaus and more
There are a million ways to look at the Masters and Augusta National. There’s so much history. There have been so many incredulous moments. You could take a purely statistical approach and look at how all the numbers throughout the last 80 years stack up. You could take an... Read more
A good field produced a bad leaderboard at the Valspar Championship on Thursday in Round 1. The only superstar who saved it was Dustin Johnson, who labored to a first round 69 (more on that below). That’s three back of co-leaders Joel Dahmen and Sepp Straka. First place —... Read more
If you’re surprised that Rory McIlroy won the 2019 Players Championship after the way he started the year, you shouldn’t be. And if you’re surprised at Rory McIlroy won the 2019 Players Championship after the way he started his career, you shouldn’t be. McIlroy shot a tough 70-70 on... Read more
On a day when Bay Hill baked out and nobody in the final few pairings wanted to sniff the lead, the field’s alpha took control early and often. Rory McIlroy shot a sizzling 6-under 66 to get in the clubhouse at 8 under and led while the leaders were... Read more
2019 Arnold Palmer Invitational picks, predictions, odds: Ranking the field at Bay Hill
Buckle up, the PGA Tour is about to get nuts. As if it wasn’t already crazy enough, this week’s Arnold Palmer Invitational kicks off a six-week stretch that begins with a monster field at Bay Hill, includes a WGC and the Players Championship and ends with the Masters at... Read more
For a tournament in the 2019 Honda Classic that’s seen a dramatic dip in strength of field over the last few years, we sure did get a terrific leaderboard after 18 holes of play at PGA National. Jhonattan Vegas leads at 6 under, but just behind him seemingly sits... Read more
2019 Honda Classic picks, predictions, odds: Ranking the field at PGA National
Dustin Johnson won last week’s WGC-Mexico Championship at 21 under par. I can guarantee you that will not be the winning score at this week’s tough Honda Classic at PGA National. This tournament has suffered a bit because of the new schedule (more on that below), but there are... Read more
Twenty wins. Not a lot if you’re a professional basketball team or professional tennis player or even a professional football team (except for maybe the Cleveland Browns). But for a professional golfer in a sport where winning 3 percent of your starts is considered prolific, it’s an embarrassment of... Read more
It sneaks up every year, but it’s almost time for the 2019 Masters. We have just over a month until the first major of the season gets started, and there are so many contenders this time around, I’m not even sure where we should begin. I suppose the most... Read more