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May 2013


Aussie makes history with two aces in single round
5/31/2013
For some people a hole-in-one is the achievement of a lifetime, Australian Andrew Dodt went one better nailing two aces in a single round on Friday at the European Tour sanctioned Scandinavian Masters.Nailing the holes-in-one on the 11th and seventh, Dodt became the first player in history on the c... view

The Memorial Tournament
5/30/2013
Tournament PreviewWant to win the US Open in two weeks? Make sure you play terribly at the Memorial Tournament, which begins Thursday at the Muirfield Village Golf Club in Dublin, Ohio.Want proof? None of the top 10 players at last year's Memorial made the Top 10 at the US Open. Not a one.Among tho... view

Nicklaus slams Woods-Garcia spat as 'stupid'
5/29/2013
''We were trying to figure out how to get somebody to write about anything when we played,'' Jack Nicklaus said Wednesday on the eve of the Memorial. ''I think today you have to figure out how you keep somebody from writing about anything. It's a big difference.''Sadly, it wasn't the upcoming elite... view

Boo Weekley wins Colonial, ends 5 year drought
5/27/2013
Five years of drought are finally over, and the Boos that were being heard throughout the Colonial course in Fort Worth were ones of triumph, not catcalls. Boo Weekley clinched his first PGA Tour victory in half a decade Sunday finishing at 14-under 266 to win by a single stroke.Weekley's name join... view

Powerful field for Memorial led by Tiger Woods
5/24/2013
Next week's Memorial tournament hosted by golf legend Jack Nicklaus reads as a who's who of the game with the world's top six players all confirmed to take part.World No1 Tiger Woods returns to defend the title he won last year while Rory McIlroy, recently crowned Masters champion Adam Scot... view

Crowne Plaza Invitational at Colonial
5/23/2013
Tournament PreviewMembership has its privileges.Thirtysix-year-old American Ryan Palmer, a native Texan and club member at the Colonial Country Club in Fort Worth, used his familiarity of the course to fire an 8-under 62 to take a one-stroke lead at the Crowne Plaza Invitational.Palmer hit his bird... view

USGA confirm ban on anchored putters
5/22/2013
In news that will be greeted with much dismay in the Bradley, Scott and Simpson households, the USGA, in conjunction with the Royal & Ancient, have confirmed they are outlawing the anchored putting stroke from the start of 2016.The new law, titled Rule 14-1b, prohibits players from anchoring a... view

14-year-old Guan to play at Memorial
5/21/2013
Although it was Australian Adam Scott who claimed the green jacket at the Masters this year, one of the big winners of the event didn't even come in the top 40.Guan Tianlang, the 14-year-old prodigy, became the youngest player to make the cut in a major with his 58th place finish and has since been... view

U.S. Open champion & CBS Analyst Venturi dies
5/17/2013
Ken Venturi the 1964 U.S. Open Champion, 14-time PGA Tour winner and CBS Golf Analyst for 35 years died today, 11 days after his induction into the World Golf Hall of Fame.Venturi died at the age of 82 after having been hospitalized for the last two months with a spinal infection, pneumonia... view

HP Byron Nelson Championship
5/16/2013
Tournament PreviewFor a second straight week a large sum of non-Major money is on the line as the PGA Tour moves to Texas for the HP Byron Nelson Championship kicking off Thursday at the TPC Four Season Resort in Irving just outside of Dallas.Established in 1944, the par-70, 7,166-yard course was m... view

Woods focused on winning more majors
5/15/2013
It has been five years since Tiger Woods last won a major, but 2013 is looking as likely a season as any for ending his slump, with his commanding victory at the Players Championship on Sunday.Woods, now 37, has won four PGA events already this year and from just seven tournaments. Ominous reading... view

Tiger Woods wins second Players Championship
5/13/2013
Tiger Woods and Sergio Garcia renewed their once keen contested rivalry on Sunday, as the duo fought it out at The Players Championship at TPC Sawgrass.With just two holes to play and tied with the Spaniard for the lead, Woods showed the closer of old with two pars as Garcia could only find... view

Vijay sues PGA Tour over deer antler controversy
5/10/2013
The Vijay Singh deer antler spray controversy shows no signs of abating yet, as the golfer has gone on the offensive and filing his own lawsuit against the PGA Tour.Back in January the former World No1 admitted to using the controversial item which resulted in a suspension from the PGA, which was s... view

The Players Championship
5/9/2013
Tournament PreviewGame's top 30 players on hand as THE PLAYERS Championship opensWith the top 30 players in the world on hand and $9.5 million in prize money waiting at the end of the weekend, The Players Championship, which kicks off Thursday at Ponte Vedra Beach in Florida, feels like the fifth M... view

Rookie talk
5/8/2013
Understanding Ernst: Rookies who Win PGA TournamentsRookies and qualifiers dot every field of every tournament during the PGA Tour season, but few ever have the kind of impact that Derek Ernst did last week when he won the Wells Fargo Championship in North Carolina.It was just the ninth tournament... view

Where is the next PGA Superstar?
5/7/2013
It's been five years since any man repeated a Major title from one year to the next, and those same five years since a man won more than one Major in the same calendar year.Other than Padraig Harrington's seemingly fluky achievement of both in 2008, the only other golfer to show that kind of domina... view

5-1 Wells Fargo Open
5/2/2013
Tournament PreviewIn the first big tournament since the Masters, Rickie Fowler will attempt to defend his 2012 title beginning Thursday at the Wells Fargo Championship held at Quail Hollow Club in Charlotte, North Carolina.A $6.7 million purse has attracted the likes of Hunter Mahan, Sergio Garcia,... view

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