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First Round U.S. Open Observations

Just a quick post here on what I noticed while watching the first round yesterday, that bled into today thanks to the weather at Merion. Phil Mickelson currently leads at 3-under par, with several players still on the course. The second round gets underway later this morning.   Merion   Despite the weather, the course […]

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U.S. Open Betting Preview

It’s already time for the second major championship of the year, as the USGA and historic Merion Golf Club play host to the 113th U.S. Open.   2013 U.S. Open Fact Sheet Course: Merion Golf Club – East Course Location: Ardmore, Pennsylvania Yardage: 6,996 yards, par 70 Defending Champion: Webb Simpson Five Consensus Favourites: Tiger […]

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The Memorial Tournament Betting Preview

With wins in three of his last four starts, Tiger Woods returns to the PGA Tour this week to defend his title at Muirfield Village and the Memorial Tournament.   2013 Memorial Tournament Fact Sheet Course: Muirfield Village Location: Dublin, Ohio Yardage: 7,386 yards, par 72 Defending Champion: Tiger Woods Five Consensus Favourites: Tiger Woods, […]

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Final Round Masters GIFs

Adam Scott won the 77th Masters by defeating Angel Cabrera in a playoff. I’ve written a quick recap here, but to go along with the story, take a look at some of the day’s best and worst visuals.   Kevin Na had a tough time at Golden Bell Kevin Na had a 16 a few […]

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Adam Scott wins the Masters

  Adam Scott holed a 10-footer on the second playoff hole to win the 77th Masters, defeating Angel Cabrera. It’s the first major victory for Scott, and he becomes the first Australian to win the Masters after years of heartbreaking defeats.   What Happened   Scott, Cabrera, Jason Day and Brandt Snedeker all had the […]

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John Merrick gets first PGA Tour win at Riviera

John Merrick defeated Charlie Beljan in the second playoff hole at Riviera to take the 2013 Northern Trust Open. It’s the first PGA Tour victory for Merrick, the Long Beach native who used to play Riviera on a regular basis, and grants him his first berth in the Masters since 2009.   What happened   […]

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Northern Trust Open Betting Preview

After playing at Pebble Beach last week, the PGA Tour heads to another iconic venue this week as Riviera Country Club plays host to the 2013 Northern Trust Open.   2013 Northern Trust Open Fact Sheet Course: Riviera Country Club Location: Pacific Palisades, California Yardage: 7,349 yards, par 71 Defending Champion: Bill Haas Five Consensus […]

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Five predictions for the 2013 golf season

  Trying to predict outcomes in sports is usually a foolhardy exercise. As easy as Nate Silver made predictions look earlier this year, it really isn’t that simple. With that said, I’m going to lay out five things that I expect will happen in the world of golf in 2013. Feel free to look back […]

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