The 18 is a look at eighteen stories from the previous week or so in the world of golf, and they will usually be on stories that I didn’t dedicate a full post towards. Expect a combination of thoughts, GIFs, images and anything else that caught my eye from the past seven days. Some will […]
Match play at the professional level is pretty much impossible to predict. Why? The players are all so good in the pro game that the difference between Rory McIlroy and George Coetzee over one 18-hole sample is pretty much non-existent. Just like we see every March with the NCAA Tournament, upsets happen at a pretty […]
With many of the big names in golf taking the week off or not in contention at either the Valspar or the Trophee Hassan, there really wasn’t a ton of drama to speak of, but there were tons of quality GIFs, photos and videos. Here’s the best from the previous week.
John Senden was able to outlast a slew of players and difficult conditions on Sunday at Innisbrook to claim his first PGA Tour win in eight years. What Happened For most of Sunday, we had no idea who was going to win this tournament, and that’s usually a good thing. In this case though, the […]
Two wins in twelve months is really good for most players, but when you’re Rory McIlroy, you’re expected to do so much more. His much publicized equipment switch, plus other personal drama, which you could argue was overblown by the media, was supposed to be to blame for his relatively poor 2013 season. Late Saturday […]
The last FedEx Cup points event of 2013 goes this week in Mexico, as John Huh is set to defend his title at the OHL Classic at Mayakoba. 2013 OHL Classic at Mayakoba Fact Sheet Course: El Camaleon Golf Club Location: Riviera Maya, Mexico Yardage: 6,987 yards, par 71 Defending Champion: John Huh Five Consensus […]
One of the best PGA Tour courses on the schedule plays host this week, as the Seaside Course at Sea Island welcomes players for the fifth of six events before their end of season break at the McGladrey Classic. 2013 McGladrey Classic Fact Sheet Course: Seaside Course at Sea Island Golf Club Location: Sea Island, […]
2013 Masters champion Adam Scott is the marquee attraction this week, as the PGA Tour heads to the mammoth Congressional for the playing of the AT&T National. 2013 AT&T National Fact Sheet Course: Congressional CC – Blue Course Location: Bethesda, Maryland Yardage: 7,569 yards, par 71 Defending Champion: Tiger Woods *not in field* Five […]
It’s been an interesting first couple of days at the 113th U.S. Open, and the weekend ahead will only bring more frustration and high scores, which is just what the USGA wants. Below are the best GIFs from the first two days at Merion.
The Humana Challenge, formerly known as the Bob Hope Classic, used to carry a lot of weight on the PGA Tour. Hope attached his name to the event in the mid-60’s, and attracted not only the best professional golfers, but also the highest profile celebrities to come play at his event in the pro-am format. […]