Monday After the Masters

A few observations from the 85th Masters won by Hideki Matsuyama the first native of Japan to win a men’s major championship posting 10 under par compared with Dustin Johnson’s 20 under par last November. Scoring this week, well within the range of past Masters, would seem to answer Augusta National chairman Fred Ridley’s concern over [...]

By |2021-04-12T10:39:46-04:00April 12th, 2021|Categories: News|Tags: , |

2021 Masters Tournament Schedule

AUGUSTA – The 2021 Masters Tournament is set for Monday, April 5, through Sunday, April 11 at Augusta National Golf Club. ESPN has TV coverage of Thursday’s first round and Friday’s second round. CBS airs Saturday’s third round and Sunday’s final round. On the first two days of the tournament, the coverage window will be four-and-a-half [...]

By |2021-04-06T07:55:39-04:00April 6th, 2021|Categories: News|Tags: , , |

Davis Love III named captain of 2022 U.S. Presidents Cup

ORLANDO, Fla – Davis Love III has captained a winning U.S. Ryder Cup team. Now he’ll get a chance to do the same in a Presidents Cup. The PGA Tour announced on Tuesday that Love will captain the U.S. team at the 2022 Presidents Cup at Quail Hollow Club in Charlotte, N.C., on Sept. 19-25. Love, [...]

By |2021-02-01T17:40:24-05:00January 30th, 2021|Categories: News|Tags: |

Strategic Alliance Equals World Tour or Takeover?

Having had a couple of weeks to think about the implications of the announced “strategic alliance” between the PGA Tour and the European Tour a few speculations are in order. There was nothing inappropriate in the announcement’s timing on Black Friday but that may be the reason it received relatively little comment in the media. On [...]

By |2020-12-15T06:59:53-05:00December 15th, 2020|Categories: News|Tags: , , |

Monday After the COVID-19 Masters

A friend, who happens to be a golf professional based in California, put it best Saturday afternoon with the comment, “DJ’s putting on a clinic,” and that in a nutshell was the 2020 Masters with Dustin Johnson winning by five strokes. COVID-19 changed our lives and in addition to causing a disruption of the 2020 PGA [...]

By |2020-11-16T19:23:38-05:00November 16th, 2020|Categories: News|Tags: , , |

Things you may not have known about The Masters

The Masters will be played November 12-18, 2020 In 1934 Bobby Jones requested the USGA to host the US Open at Augusta. USGA said no. Angry at the rebuff. Bobby Jones and Clifford Roberts decided to have their own event, which became the Masters. The Masters is not a Championship of anything.  "You are the winner [...]

By |2020-10-24T09:28:57-04:00October 24th, 2020|Categories: Golf Life|Tags: , |

John Moscoso, PGA Honored With Conrad Rehling Award

Miami, Fl.-- John Moscoso, PGA Director of Instruction at International Links of Miami Melreese was honored with the Conrad Rehling Award. "I am honored and humbled to receive this award," said Moscoso. "I share this award with the entire staff and volunteers at the First Tee Miami." The Conrad Rehling Award, first presented in 2005, honors the late [...]

By |2020-10-19T19:42:26-04:00October 19th, 2020|Categories: News|Tags: , |

End of One Season We Will Remember for a While

A Strange PGA Tour Season The 2019-2020 PGA Tour season will be remembered for a long time. The worldwide pandemic caused a disruption to our lives as well as the Tour’s schedule that hopefully will never be repeated. Besides the hiatus which resulted in just 36 tournaments being played rather than 46 as was done last [...]

By |2020-09-08T22:41:05-04:00September 8th, 2020|Categories: News|Tags: , , |

Monday After Harding Park PGA

A few random thoughts about the PGA Championship. The weather for the 102nd PGA Championship at TPC Harding Park, which is sandwiched between San Francisco Bay and the Pacific Ocean, was distinctly un-August like with the high for the week only 68 degrees. Puffer jackets and hoodies were more in evidence than short shorts and sandals. [...]

By |2020-08-10T10:40:50-04:00August 10th, 2020|Categories: News|Tags: , , , |

Sedgefield Country Club Opens New Short Game Area in Time for Wyndham Championship

McConnell Golf took on an ambitious project earlier this year to create a new short game practice area at Sedgefield Country Club in Greensboro, North Carolina. The major upgrade is slated for completion just in time for the PGA Tour's Wyndham Championship August 13-15. While the touring pros will certainly enjoy the new facility, it will [...]

By |2020-08-03T06:13:06-04:00August 3rd, 2020|Categories: News|Tags: , , |
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