Category: Golf Tournaments

Long Drive competition from Baltusrol

2016 PGA Championship Long Drive competitionThe 2016 PGA Championship is this week. Wait… Didn’t we just finish the 2016 Open Championship? Yep. The Ryder Cup is coming up, too. Oh, and the Olympics. But don’t worry about the Olympics. Not many TOUR players will be there. They’ve all backed out. Continue reading “Long Drive competition from Baltusrol”

Aaron Baddeley: What’s in the bag?

Aaron Baddeley: What's in the bag?All eyes were on The Open last week, but the PGA TOUR had another event going. It was an exciting finish, too, with Aaron Baddeley of Australia winning his first TOUR event in over 5 years. His last win came in on February 20, 2011 at the Northern Trust Open. Continue reading “Aaron Baddeley: What’s in the bag?”

2016 The Open Preview

Royal Troon Golf ClubThe Open returns to Royal Troon Golf Club this year. In 2004 Todd Hamilton won The Open at Royal Troon beating Ernie Els in a playoff. This year… Well, there are a lot of guys that could win. After back-to-back wins, Dustin Johnson is on fire right now. Jordan Spieth is playing good, and Jason Day can’t be ignored. Continue reading “2016 The Open Preview”

Adam Scott will not play golf at the Rio Olympics

Adam ScottGolf is returning to the Olympics this year. The best golfers in the world are vying for their chance to tee it up, but the world no. 7 won’t be there this go round. Earlier today, Adam Scott announced he won’t be there. Here commented, saying, “My decision has been taken as a result of an extremely busy playing schedule around the time of the Olympics and other commitments, both personal and professional.” Continue reading “Adam Scott will not play golf at the Rio Olympics”

Augusta National Golf Club: Course Guide

2016-masters-golf-tournamentIt’s Masters week. The 2016 Masters Golf Tournament kicks off tomorrow during the Par 3 Contest, with Jim Herman and Steven Bowditch teeing off at 8:20 AM EDT Thursday morning to start the first round. As we prepare for the seasons first major, I wanted to take a closer look at the golf course. Continue reading “Augusta National Golf Club: Course Guide”