Now This Is Why We Love Golf

Golf is a crazy game. If you have played this wonderful sport for any length of time, you will have experienced roller coaster action that sets your head in a tail spin. Alex Noren, at the 17 hole at Hero World Challenge, proved that professional golfers are subject to the same fate as amateurs. Continue reading

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Is Rickie Fowler Up Winning Again in 2018?

Approximately 2 years ago I predicted Rickie Fowler would have a break out year. Since he has played well and demonstrates sparks of greatness. His recent 61 on the last round of the Hero World Challenge has sparked the conversation all over again. I still believe is one of the top players on the PGA Tour, but I am not sure he is ever going to dominate the tour for a prolonged period. Continue reading

Can’t Stop Talking About Tiger Woods

This will be my last post on Tiger Woods for a bit. I realize this is a bit like Ground Hog day and as such will break the trend of not reporting about Woods after today. Because of his return to golf starts tomorrow, there is great speculation about how he will perform. The golfing world is buzzing with his return and expectations are his performance are sky rocketing. Unfortunately, most pundits have no idea and are making the call without any real basis for their decision. Continue reading

Tiger Woods is Back, Again

Tiger Woods is set to tee it up at The Hero Challenge this coming weekend. It seems to me he made a comeback during the same event last year and lasted about 2 months. His first 3 starts for this years professional schedule are:

  • Hero World Challenge Dec. 1-4, 2016, Albany; New Providence
  • The Bahamas Farmers Insurance Open Jan, 26-29, 2017, Torrey Pines Golf Course; San Diego, California
  • Omega Dubai Desert Classic, Feb. 2-5, 2017, Emirates Golf Club; Dubai, United Arab Emirates (Tiger Woods)

The questions on everyone’s mind are: Is he ready? Will he last? Continue reading

Managing Expectations On The Golf Course

Tiger Woods will tee it up for his last round today at the Hero World Challenge. I doubt anyone is going to catch Hideki Matsuyama, but in the big scheme of things it really does not matter because the focus of this weekend’s event is all Tiger all the time.

Sitting in the middle of the pack, Woods has demonstrated some sparks of greatness and of course his competitive spirit is back in full force. He has high expectations of his play and the real question is whether he can meet or exceed them. Continue reading