Golf Swing Friday: Curving the Golf Ball

There's more than one way to find the fairway. — PGA TOUR (@PGATOUR) September 6, 2019 HERE ARE BUBBA WATSON, Rory McIlroy, Tiger Woods, Dustin Johnson, Jon Rahm, Patrick Reed and others, all working the golf ball. Which way does your ball curve? Is it intentional?

Bubba IS the Man and a Masters Favorite (Despite His Denials)

This fan offered encouragement. @BubbaWatson gave an honest answer. 😂 — PGA TOUR (@PGATOUR) March 25, 2018 FOR A MAN CLOSE TO HANGING up his pink-shafted driver and walking away from the game, Bubba Watson is doing OK. Actually, better than OK. Bubba followed his February win in LA with another victory this past … Read more

Looping (Conclusion): Pro Caddie Pay and Caddie’s Role as a ‘Safe Harbor’

Embed from Getty Images Caddie Mark Fulcher with Justin Rose, back-to-back winner of the WGC-HSBC Champions and Turkish Airlines Open. Following is the final installment in John Coyne’s caddie series. Read Part 1, Part 2, Part 3, Part 4, Part 5 and Part 6. By John Coyne Copyright © John Coyne. Used with permission. THE ECONOMICS OF CADDIE PAY, as well … Read more

2016 Masters Odds: Jason Day at 13/2

2016 MASTERS ODDS COURTESY of Bovada. Odds to win the US Masters 2016 Jason Day                                13/2 Rory McIlroy                             15/2 Jordan Spieth                           15/2 Bubba Watson                          10/1 Adam Scott                              11/1 Rickie Fowler                            16/1 Phil Mickelson                           20/1  Dustin Johnson                         22/1  Louis Oosthuizen                       28/1  Justin Rose                               28/1  Charl Schwartzel                        28/1 Henrik Stenson                          30/1  Hideki Matsuyama                     35/1  Brandt Snedeker                       45/1 … Read more

The Florida Swing or the Adam Scott Swing?

ABOVE: Adam Scott’s improbable finishing par at Doral. TWO IN A ROW FOR ADAM SCOTT. The Aussie bagged his second victory in as many weeks at the WGC-Cadillac Championship at Trump Doral National in Miami. Bubba Watson finished second. Third-round leader Rory McIlroy faded on Sunday. Scott nearly drowned his chances in the lake that … Read more

L.A. Story: Bubba, Jordan and Riviera Sparkle

Steve Timm had a special moment with Jordan Spieth at Riviera Country Club. (Courtesy of Steve Timm) BUBBA WATSON WON THE NORTHERN TRUST OPEN for the second time in three years on a sun-splashed Sunday at Riviera Country Club. Bubba closed with a 68 to win by 1 stroke, collecting his ninth PGA Tour victory. … Read more

63rd PGA Merchandise Show Underway in Orlando

By Sherry Major (PGA Worldwide Golf Exhibitions/Media)

PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. – The 63rd PGA Merchandise Show in Orlando, Jan. 26-29, 2016, is marking the kickoff to the PGA of America’s Centennial Celebration and welcoming more than 40,000 golf industry professionals from around the world to discover the newest trends and technology from more than 1,000 exhibiting golf companies and brands. The industry’s annual “MAJOR of Golf Business” features a packed four-day schedule beginning with the PGA Show Outdoor Demo Day, Jan. 26, at Orange County National Golf Center and Lodge, and continuing at the Orange County Convention Center for PGA Show exhibits, industry presentations, education seminars and special events, Jan. 27-29. (These events are not open to the public.)

The global golf gathering begins on Tuesday, Jan. 26, with a special PGA of America Centennial Tee Shot to open the PGA Show Outdoor Demo Day. Covered by Golf Channel on “Morning Drive,” the 9:30 a.m. ceremony features PGA of America officers and representatives from the PGA’s 41 Sections, along with 41 PGA Junior League Golf participants from Greater Orlando. Thousands of PGA Professionals and invited golf retailers will preview and personally test the newest equipment, training aids and accessories from more than 100 top golf companies at the 42-acre practice facility to create the world’s largest professional golf demo event.

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PGA Hall of Famer Lee Trevino will be joined by his longtime mentor, instructor and friend, PGA Master Professional Bill Eschenbrenner, as they spotlight the century-long impact of PGA Professionals and help open the PGA Merchandise Show, the world’s largest gathering of PGA Professionals, live on Golf Channel’s “Morning Drive” at 8:30 a.m., on Wednesday, Jan. 27, from the Orange County Convention Center. Trevino is among a long list of celebrities, renowned golf instructors and specials guests who will participate in the 2016 PGA Merchandise Show.

1,000 Golf Manufacturers and Brands

Following the opening ceremony, the PGA Show floor exhibit doors will open to more than 1,000 top golf manufacturers and brands, from today’s golf market leaders to emerging companies, create the world’s largest business-to-business golf event. The very best names in golf, along with more than 250 companies new to the PGA Show, are introducing thousands of new products to drive golf retail in 2016.

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Young Lions Rule World Top 10

IF YOU HAVEN’T TAKEN A LOOK LATELY, here are the top 10 players in the Official World Golf Ranking (OWGR). No need to talk about the changing of the guard. It’s already happened, and not just at the top three spots. Jim Furyk (45) is still hanging around, but other than him players such as … Read more

Bubba Golf Wins in Bahamas

BUBBA WATSON SHOT 25-UNDER PAR (67, 67, 63, 66)  to win the Hero World Challenge by three shots over runner-up Patrick Reed at the Albany Resort in Albany, Bahamas. Rickie Fowler was third. World No. 1 Jordan Spieth finished fourth. “It means a lot [to win Tiger Woods’ event],” Watson told Golf Channel’s Steve Sands. … Read more

PGA Championship: 11-Year-Old Asks Greats ‘Why Do You Love This Game?’

THE 2015 PGA CHAMPIONSHIP IS UNDERWAY at Whistling Straits in Kohler, Wisconsin. The above video is courtesy of the folks at Golf Digest. From their email: Golf Digest’s roving reporter – 11-year-old golfer Matty Du Plessis – is at the PGA Championship asking his heroes Tiger Woods, Rory McIlroy, Bubba Watson, Ernie Els, Sergio Garcia … Read more