2012 Humana Challenge TV Schedule and Tournament Notes

THE 2012 HUMANA CHALLENGE IN PARTNERSHIP WITH THE CLINTON FOUNDATION is underway at PGA West (Palmer and Nicklaus courses) in La Quinta, California. It’s early in the first round with most of the field still out on the courses, but Camilo Villegas is the leader in the clubhouse with a 9-under 63. That might just … Read more

BCS Fever: David Toms Records 2½ Hour Round

DAVID TOMS WENT OUT FIRST and will finish close to last at the Hyundai Tournament of Champions, but he’ll be ready to watch his LSU Tigers take on the Alabama Crimson Tide for the college football national championship on Monday night. Playing alone, Toms raced around the Plantation Course at Kapalua in a mere two-and-a-half … Read more

Best of 2011: The High School Golf Swing of Bubba Watson

Editor’s note: As the year comes to a close, I offer another favorite post from the 2011 season. This one, from late January, addresses the unorthodox golf action of Bubba Watson. Bubba Watson launches one. CBS’S PETER KOSTIS DOES A GOOD JOB on swing analyses. While other golf talking heads sound like they’re blowing smoke, … Read more

Nike Tour Players Talk About Putting

CONSIDER THIS YOUR WEDNESDAY GOLF LESSON. Nike tour players Paul Casey, Stewart Cink, Anthony Kim, Suzann Pettersen, Charl Schwartzel, Jhonattan Vegas and Tiger Woods offer a few thoughts on putting. Confidence is important. Pettersen: No doubts. Don’t question yourself. Cink: Don’t dwell on results. Focus on the physical aspects and block out the mental side … Read more

2011 Waste Management Phoenix Open TV Schedule and Tournament Notes

THE 2011 WASTE MANAGEMENT PHOENIX OPEN is scheduled to start on Thursday at TPC Scottsdale in Scottsdale, Arizona. Currently, the start time has been pushed back at least two hours due to frost. A strong field will play in front of the largest crowd on the PGA Tour, including Bubba Watson, Phil Mickelson, defending champion … Read more

The High School Golf Swing of Bubba Watson

A Bubba Watson original at the season opener in Hawaii. CBS’S PETER KOSTIS DOES A good job on swing analyses. Whereas other golf talking heads sound like they’re blowing smoke, Kostis, as I’ve written, hypnotizes me. He just sounds believable. But, as I learned yesterday watching the final round of the Farmers Insurance Open, even … Read more

2011 Bob Hope Classic TV Schedule and Tournament Notes

THE 2011 BOB HOPE CLASSIC got underway on Wednesday, a five round, 90-hole event played in La Quinta, California, on four golf courses: PGA West (Palmer Course), PGA West (Nicklaus Course), La Quinta Country Club and Silver Rock Resort. With the second round in progress, Jhonattan Vegas, a former University of Texas golfer from Venezuela, … Read more