2015 Shell Houston Open picks + predictions, plus the Driver-Off-The-Deck BOLD Play of the Week #SHOTime

After the rugged, windblown bogey-fest that was the Valero Texas Open, the PGA Tour leaves behind those rocky pastures and refreshingly welcomes in The Golf Club of Houston, site of this week’s Shell Houston Open.  [Read more…]

2015 Valero Texas Open picks + predictions, plus the Driver-Off-The-Deck BOLD Play of the Week #isitThursdayyet

Out with the Florida swing, in with the Texas two-step, as the PGA Tour transitions to the Lone Star state for this week’s Valero Texas Open.  A few years ago, PGA Tour players voted TPC San Antonio (this week’s host course) DFL on their favorite courses list.  Something about 7,435 yards, deep bunkers, rocky pastures, relentless wind and steroidal par 4s don’t seem to mix so well together [Read more…]

2015 Arnold Palmer Invitational Picks + Predictions, Plus the Driver-Off-The-Deck BOLD Play of the Week #API

Way back when I was in college (yep, it’s officially “way back now,” man I’m getting old), the Bay Hill Invitational event always seemed to be the week of my spring break, which needless to say was my favorite week of the spring—meaning no classes [Read more…]

2015 WGC-Cadillac Championship Picks + Predictions, Plus the Driver-Off-The-Deck BOLD Play of the Week #isitThursdayyet

Following the windy, wet, sloppy and SLOW-PLAYING Honda Classic (hit the ball already Padraig! #SlowdraigHarrington), the Tour heads to Miami for the WGC-Cadillac Championship at Trump National Doral.  Last year the revamped par 72 track averaged nearly 74 strokes per round (73.85 to be exact), which made it the hardest course to host a non-major since the 2013 season.  [Read more…]

2015 AT&T Pebble Beach National Pro-Am Picks + Predictions, Plus the Driver-Off-The-Deck BOLD Play of the Week #6HourDeathMarch

The PGA Tour treks northward up the Cali coast for this week’s tourney—the AT&T Pebble Beach National Pro-Am.  So yeah, time for some bumpy poa greens, excessive celebrity divot-taking and 6-hour death-march rounds, woohoo!  [Read more…]