Opinion & Analysis

Opinion & Analysis

Just about everyone who is interested in golf wants to know if Tiger can come back. I happen to think he can, and I...

As writers, we are often caught at the end of a golf season making excuses for our disproven theories shortly after the unexpected has...

The summer is quickly closing in, and surely junior golfers across the globe are busy picking out and finalizing their summer schedules. For some,...

A 40-year-old Jack Nicklaus led the PGA Tour in total driving in 1980, which is a combination statistic measuring where a player finished in...

With a third of the PGA Tour season almost complete and a sensational Masters in the books, it’s time to assess the performances from...

The GolfWRX editors suggested that I research approach shots, as this is a crucial part of the game, and see if the stats can help...

Golf equipment companies that make clubs for junior golfers are in a difficult position. They need to look out for their business by turning...

Winston Churchill is credited for saying, “Golf is a game whose aim is to hit a very small ball into an ever smaller hole,...

What are you grateful for? That might seem like a strange question to ask a golfer in a performance article, but the emotion of...
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If you follow the PGA Tour on Facebook or Twitter, chances are you’ve seen the work of Erik Anders Lang. Among other things, he's...
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In this week's Tech Tuesday, we look at Titleist's Concept Clubs and a question that many people have asked; are new clubs really that much...

Karl Benz is widely credited as being the creator of the first practical motorcar. While Mercedes-Benz would spawn from Karl Benz original company, it...

Here it is, everyone's favorite argument: Who's the best golfer without a major championship? People, especially media members, love to have discussions such as this...
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So what’s the point of biomechanics anyways? It seems that I hear more negative comments about this word “biomechanics” than positive. “It’s making golf too...

The PGA Tour moves up the East Coast to Hilton Head this week for the RBC Heritage. It’s tough to follow the Masters, especially...
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In this week's Tech Tuesday, I look at the guerrilla golf ball market compared to the best premium balls and discuss the best options...

Admit it. When Sergio Garcia’s drive wound up in a bush to the left of the 13th fairway at Augusta National, you thought he...

If there is a Royal Family of Golf Architecture, it is surely the Jones clan. Robert Trent Jones Jr. has amassed a portfolio that...
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In this week's Tech Tuesday, we look at how technology influenced Lexi Thompson's loss at the ANA Inspiration, Rory McIlroy's last-minute equipment changes for...

The wait is over. It’s finally arrived. Master’s week has officially begun, and for most golf fans it’s the best week of the year....

I've watched the clip of Lexi Thompson marking a golf ball and replacing it about 1,000 times now. Obviously no one knows her intent...

Each year for the Masters, I create a filtering process to help determine the players that are most likely to win the Green Jacket...

“What's the most important stat in golf?” As a golf statistician, I'm asked that question more than any other. To answer it, I explain...

Facing a 4.5-hour drive from Miami to Tampa on sunny afternoon, I had a choice; I could drive now or find a game, play...

The Irish Open has always been one of the premier tour events on the European Tour. Winners of the event include Seve Ballesteros, Bernard Langer,...

There's one thing that's an absolute constant for golfers. While they change outfits, shoes, gloves, hats and golf balls between rounds (and maybe even...

The PGA Tour makes its final stop before the Masters in Houston, Texas, this week for the Shell Houston Open. Marking the 20th year as...

Dustin Johnson topped Jon Rahm in the final to take home the WGC-Dell Match Play Championship, his second WGC event victory of the year....

Several years back I was playing golf in Hilton Head while on my college spring break. My girlfriend at the time (now my wife)...

By nature, I am very cynical; I always want to see proof. So when golf companies claim to create game-changing technologies, I am always...

Ashworth is as iconic a name as there can be in the golf world. Virtually every pro shop and golf retail store has carried...
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In this week's Tech Tuesday, we look at how often you should be changing your golf clubs following a new video circulated by Titleist...

The PGA Tour heads to down to Austin, Texas for the second World Golf Championship of 2017 and one of the few times we...

"The credit belongs to the man who is actually in the arena, whose face is marred by dust and sweat and blood; who strives...
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As a teacher, I have had the privilege of coaching both men and women golfers through the decades, and I've found that there are both...