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…

Hosel Rockets Drones and Golf Coverage: A Perfect Match?

(Photo above courtesy of Fly Boys Aerials, who are doing some cool stuff with aerial photography.) If you caught this past Sunday’s 60 Minutes piece on drones then read on. If not, catch up here. After watching…

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 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…

PGA Tour Waste Management Phoenix Open Preview

Course TPC Scottsdale: Stadium Course. Get yer’ shotguns, it’s another week of target practice out in the desert! The course, outside of holes 15 through 17, is completely forgettable. But these three holes, under tournament conditions…

PGA Tour Farmers Insurance Open Preview

If this doesn’t get you geeked up, I’m not sure what will (play this while you read – it sets the tone)…. Course Torrey Pines (North and South) The Farmers Insurance Open (San Diego Open for traditionalists) sprawls…