Blog Farmers Notes

(That beat could not be hotter) A few notes regarding the telecast. Have we settled the debate on who unleashed the F-bomb on the telecast on the final hole of Hadwin’s 59 last Saturday? People…

Blog Sony Open Notes

Previews are back and here to stay for the ’17 season. Last year was super hectic from the jump: newly married, new city, new real-life job, all of which forced the previews to the back burner…

Blog NLU is Growing!

On behalf of the NLU crew I am pleased to introduce a new voice within our emerging golf media conglomerate. We’re a pretty diverse crew (four white guys between the ages of 27 and 32), but…

Hosel Rockets Eye on CBS (an intervention)

Televising golf is inherently difficult. Eighteen new holes every week spread out over 150ish acres, each its own veritable arena with evolving weather conditions, variable topography, and different sunlight orientation. There’s a technology element –…

PGA Tour RBC Canadian Open Preview

Perhaps I’m not the right person to shepherd you through the endless hype leading up to this week’s RBC America’s Hat Open. I was despondent for most of the afternoon/evening yesterday – at one point between 3 &…

Tournament Previews A Beginner’s Guide to The Barbasol Championship

Parental Advisory: if you’re a casual fan this preview ain’t for you. It’s dry, largely devoid of pictures and focuses upon an event you probably aren’t even aware is taking place. While the heavyweights jet-set across…

Tournament Previews 2015 RBC Heritage Classic Preview

In the parlance of professional football, if the Masters last week was the Super Bowl, this week’s Heritage Classic on Hilton Head Island (South Carolina) qualifies as the Pro Bowl (eminently watchable though, so completely…

Tournament Previews 2015 Valspar Championship Preview

Last year in this space we were a little hard on Tampa. Neil led us off with an utterly depressing commentary that captured Tampa in all it’s glory, and then discussed the golf tournament within that…

Tournament Previews 2015 Northern Trust Open Preview

The Tour rolls into Lala Land this week for the 2015 iteration of The Northern Trust Open at venerable Riviera. Bubba Watson defends his title this week after desecrating one of NoLayingUp’s top three favorite courses…

Tournament Previews 2015 Waste Management Phoenix Open Preview

The Big Feline is back! Joined by Gerry, Rickie, Spieth, Koepka, Phil, Horschel, Matsuyama, and many more, it finally feels like the PGA Tour season is officially starting. Can you believe this commercial is six…