The last Major of the year starts in two days. I am excited to see how players will respond to playing at The Royal Portrush in Northern Ireland. “The Dunluce Links will provide a stern test of golf for the best players in the world. Originally designed by Harry Colt, the course is routed through the rugged links land and constantly changes in both direction and elevation.” (The Open) The real question most golfing pundits are asking: “Who is going to step up and take the Claret Jug?”Continue reading
The Masters is less than a week away! The golfing fanatics can feel the slow and steady increase of The Masters’ Hype. The media will find every possible story relating to the first Major akin to water rolling across at table top. Nothing will be left pristine and regardless of its importance, it will be reported. Is this a good thing? Well it is not for me to decide, but I do hope that they media focus is on substantial issues and not fluff pieces designed to fill holes in the paper. Continue reading
In the northern climes, all golfers are looking for that one signal tells them that their golfing season has started. In most cases, warmer weather is town crier announcing the it is time to prepare. Persistence and hope are two valuable commodities we cherish as we wake from our long winter’s nap. Continue reading
How important is the Shell Houston Open? Many elite players, who have their invitation to the first Major of 2016, use it as a warm up for The Masters next week. Yet, there are those few players vying for a win to receive their invitation to the big dance! Now that the cut is determined, the pressure to win for some will exponentially grow as the weekend progresses.