PGA Tour Masters Preview Part II: Improving Augusta National

(In case you missed Part I of our Masters preview) Before you roll your eyes at the headline, or think Augusta is an “untouchable masterpiece,”┬áplease spend five minutes on this site to see just how…

PGA Tour Masters Preview, Part 1: The Tiger Factor

(For the greatest sporting event on the planet, we’re eschewing our traditional format of previews and doing them piece by piece. We’re going to get our Tiger one out of the way first.) I get…

PGA Tour Valero Texas Open Preview/Live Thread

This week we leave the AARP behind for the Lone Star State, Army Town USA (San Antonio – I swear that really is its nickname), and the Valero Texas Open, one of the PGA Tour’s…

PGA Tour Arnold Palmer Invitational Preview

The Florida Swing takes a quick jaunt on I-4 over to Orlando’s Bay Hill Club and Lodge for the Arnold Palmer Invitational. This event is one of only five tournaments on the circuit that are…

PGA Tour Valspar Championship Preview

The Florida swing heads to the Tampa area this week for the Valspar Championship. In a book I recently read – The Unwinding: An Inner History of the New America, Tampa is used as the…

PGA Tour Puerto Rico Open Preview

We thought about eschewing a preview of one of golf’s “Big Nine” events in favor of focusing solely on an opposite field sideshow, but decided to do both (See our preview of the WGC-Cadillac Championship…

PGA Tour WGC-Cadillac Championship Preview

*Queue up the ESPN ’30 for 30′ music* “What if I told you that while the top 50 golfers on the planet would be taking their talents to South Beach, the world’s eyes would be…

PGA Tour The Honda Classic Preview

Welcome to Florida, folks, the home of sunshine (California and Aruba would argue) and the home of the PGA Tour! During a conversation on golf earlier this week, my roommate said, “The Masters is like…

PGA Tour Accenture Match Play Championship Preview

Course The Golf Club at Dove Mountain Opened in 2009, The Golf Club at Dove Mountain is a Jack Nicklaus creation consisting of three nines: ‘Saguaro’ (type of cactus), ‘Tortolita’ (local mountain range), and ‘Wild…

PGA Tour Northern Trust Open Preview

Course Riviera Country Club The West Coast Swing heads down to SoCal for the annual event at Hogan’s Alley. I challenge you to come up with a more badass name for a city than the…