2013 U.S. Open at Merion TV Schedule #isitThursdayyet

The 113th playing of the U.S. Open Championship will be held June 13th-16th at Merion Golf Club in Ardmore, PA.  No doubt about it, we all love to watch the best players have their games tested on the highest level in the toughest conditions, which is exactly what the USGA brings to us in its annual showcase event. [Read more…]

FedEx St. Jude Classic Preview, Picks + Predictions Plus the Driver-Off-The-Deck BOLD Play of the Week

The FedEx St. Jude Classic very well might be the most overlooked, overshadowed, non-talked about tournament all year on the PGA Tour.  Pitted between Jack’s tourney at the Memorial and the season’s second major at the U.S. Open, and also immediately after the highly-hyped U.S. Open Sectional Qualifying, the tournament sounds more like your local muni’s Saturday morning scramble than a PGA Tour event.    [Read more…]

The Memorial Tournament at Muirfield Village Preview, Picks + Predictions Plus the Driver-Off-The-Deck BOLD Play of the Week

Ah, Muirfield Village and the Memorial Tournament.  The place just oozes lush green fairways, deep gnarly rough, gap-tooth raked bunkers (tournament specific Jack Nicklaus joke), Augusta similarities, top notch talent and of course, Jack Nicklaus.   [Read more…]

Jeff Overton DQ’d From Colonial For Using Putting Alignment Device During Third Round, Blames Official #BoomBabyDQ

In a season that’s been seemingly nothing but chalk full of illegal drops, rain delays, anchoring, deer antler spray, fried chicken and other bizarro world stories, it only seems fitting that we’d have yet another rules issue here this week at the Crowne Plaza Invitational at historic Colonial CC.  Except, this one is different.   This one actually is a cut and dry case.   [Read more…]

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…]