The Farmer’s Open – A Prelude to a Major

The professional golf world is abuzz with talk about the return of Tiger Woods and Rory McIlroy for 2020. I have read numerous tweets and articles asking how well these two superstars will fare over the next 9 months. The focus is mostly on Tiger, but Rory is popping up here and there. Unfortunately, it is way to early to focus on their success because winning a golf tournament is really no big deal. And here is why!

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Gary Woodland Leads The Way at the PGA Championship

The first round of the 100th PGA Championship did not reveal any surprises. Gary Woodland is leading and has one win on tour this year, but he is a bit of a surprise. He is a journeyman player and had a great round. It will be interesting to see if he can put together three more.

I had indicated before that one of the top 15 in the world will win and I stick by that assessment. Bellerive is beautiful, lush, and long, but nothing dangerous about it; as such, I found the scores on par with any other professional event outside of the other Majors. I am sure that there was some stellar golf being played, but I did not get the feel that excitement of Major golf. Am I missing something? Continue reading

The Open Championship – Can Spieth Finish What He Started

The Open Championship is living up to its hype. Jordan Spieth continues to lead and from the looks of things, he is on his way to another Major Championship. He is definitely the main attraction right now, but given that Branden Grace shot a 62 on moving day, anything can happen! Continue reading