2016 U.S. Open at Oakmont Picks, Including the Driver-Off-The-Deck BOLD Play of the Week #isitThursdayyet

So, just how tough is Oakmont?  Well, in the 2007 U.S. Open held there, Justin Rose, Paul Casey and Stephen Ames all finished the week at +11…and finished in the top 10.  ELEVEN OVER PAR, as in like, almost 3 over par per round.  Oh yeah, and the cut itself came in at +10, so a pair of 5-over-par 75’s and you had a tee time on the weekend.  Yowza!  [Read more…]

2016 AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am Picks, Including the Driver-Off-The-Deck BOLD Play of the Week #isitThursdayyet

After a thrilling week in the AZ desert, the PGA Tour treks back to the Cali coast for this week’s tourney- the AT&T Pebble Beach National Pro-Am.  So yeah, time for some bumpy poa annua greens, excessive celebrity hacking and 6-hour death-march rounds, woohoo!  Ok yeah, that may sound a little bit harsh, but [Read more…]

2016 CareerBuilder Challenge Picks, Including the Driver-Off-The-Deck BOLD Play of the Week #isitThursdayyet

Following the annual fortnight on an island in the middle of the Pacific Ocean, the PGA Tour treks back mainland for this week’s Bob Hope Chrysler Classic….errrrr I mean the Humana Challenge….errrr I mean the CareerBuilder Challenge Presented by the Clinton Foundation And Focusing On Global Warming, or something like that.  Yeah, new name, and some new venues actually this year as well. [Read more…]

2015 RSM Classic at Sea Island Picks, Including the Driver-Off-The-Deck BOLD Play of the Week #isitThursdayyet

Following Graeme McDowell’s win on Monday at the OHL Classic, the PGA Tour heads to Saint Simons Island, Georgia for its second straight three letter acronym tourney—The RSM Classic.  Other than sounding like some random old type of TaylorMade irons (“you still playing the RSMs dude?”), apparently according to Google, RSM is “a multi-national network of accounting firms forming the 7th largest accountancy professional services network in the world.”  [Read more…]

2015 OHL Classic at Mayakoba Picks, Including the Driver-Off-The-Deck BOLD Play of the Week #isitThursdayyet

After a two week trek across Asia, the PGA Tour returns to North America for the OHL Classic at Mayakoba.  The host course is El Camaleon Golf Club, a Greg Norman design that is stunningly beautiful, and up until the past two years when -17 and -21 were the respective winning numbers, used to play somewhat difficult.  Look for ball-striking studs and fairways and greens specialists to thrive again this week.  [Read more…]