Blog Tron’s Players Diary: Thursday

The first round of The Players was hot and humid, but with a slight breeze to freshen things up a bit. This is my second year attending the event and this course yields fresh observations…

TrapDraw Podcast Episode 7: Masters Preview

Andy Johnson (@the_fried_egg) and DJ Piehowski (@DJPie) pop in to discuss The Masters and break down the inaugural NLU/Fried Egg Masters Pool. We sprinkle some spicy golf course architecture takes in throughout. This should tide everyone…

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…