Jim Furyk Snags PGA Player of the Year Award

CONGRATULATIONS TO JIM FURYK for winning the PGA Player of the Year, an award given by the PGA of America. Furyk earned 60 points under the PGA’s points system. Matt Kuchar and Steve Stricker each collected 50 points. Ernie Els and Phil Mickelson tallied 46 and 42 points, respectively. Furyk ended a three-year drought when … Read more

Furyk Wins Plaid, Davis Wins Praise

2010 Verizon Heritage Recap Winner: Jim Furyk Score: 13 under, 271 (67, 68, 67, 69) Quote: “I think my confidence level is obviously very high.” Fact: Ranks 4th all time in career PGA Tour earnings. Thought: Are the recent and soon-to-be 40-year-olds (Els, Mickelson, Furyk) taking over? I SPENT PART OF SUNDAY afternoon (and evening … Read more

The Mixed Bag of Verizon Heritage Winner Brian Gay

BRIAN GAY FLAT GOLFED his ball this past weekend at Harbour Town Golf Links. The tour veteran fired a record-setting 20-under total to win the Verizon Heritage by 10 shots. That makes two PGA Tour victories for the journeyman. And one ugly plaid jacket. Harbour Town is a challenging track that features tight fairways, ample … Read more

Last-Minute Housing Deals at Verizon Heritage

IF YOU’RE MAKING LAST-MINUTE plans to attend the Verizon Heritage this week, you can save 50 percent on seven homes and villas at Harbour Town Golf Links. Two are on the golf course. Contact Kathryn Keith, Group Sales Director of Carolina Lowcountry Vacations, at KKeith@clvhhi.com. Mention ARMCHAIR GOLF to get the discount. −The Armchair Golfer

Men in Plaid

Davis Love is a plaid man. (Eddie Honeyfield/Flickr) This year marks the 40th anniversary of the Verizon Heritage played at Harbour Town Golf Links on Hilton Head Island, South Carolina. Arnold Palmer won the first one in 1969. Boo Weekley is the defending champion. The Plaid Jacket always follows the Green Jacket. The Green Jacket … Read more