Tournament Previews 2015 Players Preview

The Players Championship, golf’s fifth major. A veritable supermarket sweep where guys run around Sawgrass trying to stuff as much cash, OWGR points, and exemptions into their shopping carts as possible. While the tournament does…

Hosel Rockets Ryder Cup Prognostication

We eschewed a traditional preview for the chance to lay down some quick and dirty thoughts/predictions before the Ryder Cup begins on Friday: The overarching narrative coming into this event (and deservedly so) is Team Europe’s…

Hosel Rockets Re-imagining the Tour Championship

The Tour Championship is unimaginative, anticlimactic, and an inadequate coronation for the PGA Tour season, let alone the FedEx Cup ‘playoffs.’ It’s time for the powers-that-be to seriously rethink the format, freshen things up, and…

Features Tiger Tax Part 1: Assessment

Tiger Woods has pumped a load of money into professional golf. That’s not up for debate, and it’s certainly not a revelation to anybody. However, that reality is rather nebulous and lacks context. Sure, I’ve…

Podcasts NLU Podcast: Episode 4, Part 2

In the second part of this week’s podcast, Soly chops it up with Kyle Porter (@KylePorterCBS). Kyle writes the Eye on Golf blog for CBSSports.com. Kyle discusses Martin Kaymer’s US Open victory and what it…

Podcasts NLU Podcast: Episode 4, Part 1

In part 1 of 2, Soly chats with Shane Bacon (@shanebacon), Editor of Yahoo’s Devil Ball Golf and Busted Racquet blogs, and owner of the largest (unofficially) calves west of the Mississippi (see below). The two…

Podcasts NLU Podcast: Episode 3 (US Open Preview)

We discuss everything US Open–odds, pairings, the course, amateurs, and a smattering of other topics!           http://ia902503.us.archive.org/9/items/Episode3_20140611/Episode%203.wav

Podcasts NLU Podcast: Episode 2

We’re back with Episode 2 of the NLU Podcast. We recorded this on Monday, May 12, right after Martin Kaymer’s triumph at The Players Championship. We recorded via cell phone, so there are some delays,…

Hosel Rockets Jordan Spieth and The Hype

Jordan Spieth’s bogey-free, 3rd-round 71 has him tied atop The Players Championship with Martin Kaymer going into Sunday, three clear of the peloton. It was Spieth’s third straight bogey-free round, a tremendous feat anywhere, but…