Billy Horschel Wins the Zurich Classic- Nothing Could Stop Billy Ho’s “Mo” This Week

What did you do following the last time you shot 85?  Ok, that might be a career best for some of you and I’m certainly not knocking you if it is, but let’s look at it like this- PGA Tour players aren’t supposed to shoot 85’s.  When they do it’s usually either stemming from an injury, some gale-forced British Open wind craziness or yet another annoying John Daly implosion (grow up already John).  In the case of Billy Horschel, the number became a surefire force of motivation.

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Greg Norman Calls Tour’s Drug Testing “Disgraceful” – It’s Time To Get That (Finger) Pricking On

Never one to bite his tongue on any topic, Greg Norman is making headlines again for some off course comments, this time for his candid thoughts on golf’s anti-doping procedures to which he called “disgraceful.”

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Louis Oosthuizen Hits A 500-Yard Drive At the Ballantine’s Championship…And Pars the Hole

Louis Oosthuizen had a rare opportunity on Friday at the Ballantine’s Championship in Korea- to get up and down for eagle.  Yep, Louis nearly drove the green on the par 5 583 yard 1st hole and had just a short pitch left for his second shot, it’s just that he wasn’t trying to make this happen when standing on the tee…

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It Was Birdies and Alligators Galore During the First Round of The Zurich Classic

During Thursday’s opening round of the Zurich Classic at TPC Louisiana in New Orelans, players were blitzing the course with red numbers as a ghastly 106 out of 156 players in the field finished at par or better (Ricky Barnes leads at -8, aka Barky Raines).  So, as part of the course’s last attempt at some opening round defense, Pete Dye and company sent alligators out on a chase to defend their turf.

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USGA Receives Nearly 10,000 Entries For 2013 U.S. Open at Merion Golf Club, An All-Time Record

The United States Golf Association (USGA) announced today that it received nearly 10,000 entries for this year’s U.S. Open (9,860 total to be exact), an all-time record.  This year’s tourney will be held June 13-16 at Merion Golf Club in Ardmore, PA.  The previous all-time record for entries was 9,086 (a dyslexic 9,860) for the ’09 Open at Bethpage Black.

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