2012 Deutsche Bank Championship TV Schedule and Tournament Notes

THE 2012 DEUTSCHE BANK CHAMPIONSHIP, the second tournament of the FedEx Cup Playoffs, is underway at TPC Boston in Norton, Massachusetts. Tiger Woods and Jeff Overton are the current leaders after 7-under 64s. The first round is still in progress. Purse: $8 million Winner’s share: $1.44 million Defending champion: Webb Simpson 2012 Deutsche Bank Championship … Read more

Fast Times for Anthony Kim and Jeff Overton

IS FAST PLAY INCOMPATIBLE with the modern tour player and big-money tournament golf? Apparently not. I just read in Brian Wacker’s Monday Backspin column that Anthony Kim and Jeff Overton flew around the Blue Monster last weekend. Maybe they stole carts from the Champions Tour because they really got around in a hurry. Admittedly, both … Read more

Why David Duval’s 59 Is My Favorite

IT MUST BE SOMETHING they’re spraying on golf courses, because 59s, a once-rare score (for 18 holes), are spreading like kudzu. And their even-rarer cousins—the 58 and 57—are also popping up from Asia to Alabama. What gives? I thought I would take inventory of the 59s before they start appearing every week at some pro … Read more

2010 Crowne Plaza Invitational TV Schedule and Tournament Notes

THE 2010 CROWNE PLAZA INVITATIONAL is underway at Colonial Country Club in Fort Worth, Texas. Jeff Overton, Jason Bohn and Blake Adams share the first-round lead at 7 under. Purse: $6.2 million Winner’s share: $1.116 million Defending champion: Steve Stricker The field The course Tee times The live report Tournament news Tournament website 2010 Crowne … Read more

Appendectomy Won’t Stop Jeff Overton

JEFF OVERTON IS ON THE BUBBLE. At No. 126 on the PGA Tour money list, Overton has just two events to try to break into the top 125 and secure his card for the 2009 season. The nagging discomfort he feels in his gut isn’t from the pressure. Overton had an emergency appendectomy on the … Read more

Dustin Johnson Is Not a Household ‘J’

Dustin Johnson CALL ME DERELICT in my Armchair duties, but I didn’t watch the Turning Stone Resort Championship. OK, I saw a few highlights and a tiny bit of Golf Channel replay coverage. That’s it. I did know that Jeff Overton was leading after two rounds. I was rooting for Overton –- from a distance. … Read more