The Ban Stands- USGA + R&A Announce Anchored Putter Ban Effective In 2016, My Bullet-Pointed Opinionated Analysis

Today, the USGA + R&A both stated their plans to implement Rule 14-1b, which prohibits anchoring of the club during any swing or stroke.  This of course, will make the usage of a belly or long putter that is anchored at any point to a golfer’s body illegal effective January 1st, 2016.  [Read more…]

Crowne Plaza Invitational at Colonial Preview, Picks + Predictions Plus the Driver-Off-The-Deck BOLD Play of the Week

Just a Gary Woodland-like booming drive away (31 miles) from last week’s HP Byron Nelson Championship in Irving, the PGA Tour heads to the Crowne Plaza Invitational at Colonial Country Club in Fort Worth.  As anyone with a golfing pulse surely knows, Colonial is dubbed as Hogan’s Alley, as Mr Hogan himself was a five-time champion. [Read more…]

Sang-Moon Bae Wins HP Byron Nelson Championship, News + Notes From the Week

Sang-Moon Bae won the HP Byron Nelson Championship on Sunday, his first ever PGA Tour victory.  Here’s some fun random thoughts and factoids on the week: [Read more…]

Byron Nelson Championship Moving to New Coore/Crenshaw Trinity Forest Course In 2019

The HP Byron Nelson Championship has entered into an agreement with the PGA Tour and the new Trinity Forest project that will move the tourney from Irving (home to the tourney for the past 30 years) to Trinity Forest Golf Course in Dallas beginning in 2019.   [Read more…]

HP Byron Nelson Championship Preview, Picks + Predictions Plus the Driver-Off-The-Deck BOLD Play of the Week

After a week in which NBC, Golf Channel, Tim Finchem and everyone involved straight up let Tiger Woods off the hook for a bad drop on the 14th hole on Sunday on his way to victory at the PLAYERS Championship, the PGA Tour heads back West to Texas for this week’s HP Byron Nelson Championship.  The host course for the Nelson is the TPC Four Seasons Resort in Irving, which is hosting the event for the 28th time.  [Read more…]