Remembering Tom Weiskopf: How Did That Final Putt at the 1975 Masters Miss? And More

I WILL REMEMBER TOM WEISKOPF like many others: supremely talented with a beautiful golf swing. A nearly great PGA Tour player and Open champion also seen as an underachiever. Back in the 1970s it was unusual to see a man of Weiskopf’s size (6 foot 3 inches) exhibit such an impressive combination of power and … Read more

A Primer on the Saudi-Backed LIV Golf League, Including the Threat to the PGA Tour and the Phil Mickelson and Greg Norman Controversy

Embed from Getty ImagesTHIS IS FOR US, you and me, as I decided to write this piece to document the basics on this evolving golf story. What is this new Saudi-backed golf league? Sometimes called the Super Golf League and also known as LIV Golf, it’s essentially a rival tour to the PGA Tour and … Read more

PGA TOUR HIGHLIGHTS: Patrick Cantlay Wins FedEx Cup and $15 Million

PATRICK CANTLAY WON THE TOUR CHAMPIONSHIP and FedEx Cup on Sunday. It was his sixth victory on the PGA Tour. Jon Rahm finished runner-up at East Lake. As the FedEx Cup leader coming into the week, Cantlay was spotted at least a two-stroke advantage on the field at the season-ending event. He needed it to … Read more

Patrick Cantlay on the Putts That Won the BMW Championship: ‘I Needed All of Them’

NO, IT WASN’T A MAJOR, but yesterday’s duel between Patrick Cantlay and Bryson DeChambeau at the BMW Championship had major-like implications. Cantlay emerged victorious after a six-hole sudden-death playoff at Caves Valley. It was a master class in pressure putting. I could sit here for a long time trying to remember someone who putted as … Read more

VIDEO HIGHLIGHTS: Aussie Cam Davis Wins First PGA Tour Title on Fifth Playoff Hole at the Rocket Mortgage Classic

THERE WERE PLENTY OF FIREWORKS in Detroit this past week. And I’m talking about golf. In the second consecutive sudden-death playoff on the PGA Tour, Cam Davis outlasted Troy Merritt and Joaquin Niemann to win the Rocket Mortgage Classic. (Last week it was eight extra holes at the Travelers Championship.) Sunday’s playoff resulted in the … Read more

PGA TOUR HIGHLIGHTS: K.H. Lee Bags First Tour Win at AT&T Byron Nelson

SOUTH KOREAN K.H. LEE got his maiden victory at the AT&T Byron Nelson in his 80th start on the PGA TOUR. It came after a long weather delay at TPC Craig Ranch in McKinney, Texas. The 29-year-old Lee shot a 66 on a soggy Sunday to finish 25 under, good for a 3-stroke victory over … Read more

MORNING READ: ‘Only Little Guys Get Slapped for Slow Play’ on PGA Tour

Embed from Getty ImagesAT HARBOUR TOWN SI WOO KIM waited a minute or so to see if his 15-foot birdie putt would fall into the hole on the 2nd green. It hung on the edge. The hesitating putt did finally drop. But the PGA Tour didn’t hesitate at all. It penalized Kim a stroke for … Read more

PGA TOUR: How to Watch THE HONDA CLASSIC; TV Times, Streaming, Tournament Notes

Embed from Getty ImagesBy NBC Sports STAMFORD, Conn.  – The PGA TOUR continues its Spring Swing this Thursday-Sunday from PGA National Resort & Spa (Champions) in Palm Beach Gardens, Fla., on NBC and GOLF Channel. This year’s field at the Honda Classic features last week’s PLAYERS Championship runner-up Lee Westwood, Phil Mickelson, Rickie Fowler, Adam … Read more

NBC Sports: PGA TOUR Viewership Up 30% in 2021

Embed from Getty Images By NBC Sports STAMFORD, Conn. – NBC Sports has produced significant viewership gains for the PGA TOUR to open the 2021 calendar year, delivering a 30% year-over-year viewership increase on NBC and a 24% increase for GOLF Channel/NBC tournament coverage through last week’s Arnold Palmer Invitational, according to data provided by … Read more

PGA TOUR HIGHLIGHTS: Bryson DeChambeau’s Victory at Arnold Palmer Invitational ‘Beyond Wildest Dreams’

BRYSON DECHAMBEAU WON THE 2021 ARNOLD PALMER Invitational presented by Mastercard with a clutch par putt on the 18th hole. DeChambeau shot a 1-under 71 to finish 11 under at Bay Hill and notch his eighth victory on the PGA Tour. Lee Westwood, who made a scrappy par after hitting out of a sand divot … Read more