Moving Day At The Open

The dust has settled and the players show survived the cut are getting down to business. They even the players who are 9 stokes back understand that a low round of 64 or 63 will put them back into the hunt. So holding back  is not an option today. Conversely, those at the top of the leader board will likely play an aggressive conservative approach to their round. Take advantage when they can and protect their score the rest of the time! Moving day at The Open will be great to watch! Continue reading

Pre-Moving Day at The Open

Friday at The Open is the most important day of the third Major of the year. This is day that will determine who plays on the weekend and who goes home. It is a stressful day for all the bubble guys and looking at the leaderboard, one stroke lost could determine your fate. Is it possible to play aggressively conservative? Continue reading

The Masters – Surprises on Day 2

If I am playing at The Masters, I want to play in the afternoon. It appears that most of the great scores happened later in the day and as a result Patrick Reed and Marc Leishman are leading the charge. As I watched Amen Corner, I was very surprised to see so great players struggle, while others cruised through without a worry. I am not sure what causes such a disparity, but it sure made a difference to the scores.  Continue reading

The Canadian Open – Moving Day

I have discussed moving day at other golf tournaments and from my many musings you know I believe moving day is important. At the Canadian Open, the third longest running national golf event in the world, things are no different. Glen Abbey is a great golf course and offers many risk/reward moments that can are important on moving day. Having played Glen Abbey three years ago, I have a sense of what the pros will see and understand that players of their caliber have the opportunity to go low. Continue reading

The Open Championship – Moving Day

Moving Day is very important in every professional golf tournament; even more so at a Major. The need for players just outside the top 10 to make a move up the leaderboard makes for great golf. All 13 players in red numbers has good chance to win the Claret Jug, but it all depends on what happens today. Continue reading