Opinion & Analysis

Opinion & Analysis

People complain every year that the PGA Championship is the only major championship that lacks a distinct identity. The Masters is all about tradition and...

Tiger Woods missed the cut at the 2014 PGA Championship, finishing at 6-over par for the tournament, but it was an argument between analysts...

Captain Tom Watson’s captain’s picks for the Ryder Cup became more difficult when Dustin Johnson announced that he will not play in the event....

Aimpoint Founder Mark Sweeney (right) with Stacy Lewis. Turn on CBS for Sunday's telecast and you're bound to see an animated graphic of a ball...

This summer has been an eventful one for Sergio Garcia. Three tournaments, three finishes of 13-under or better. He’s found peace and maturity in...

Social media offers an easy and relatively inexpensive way for players, golf brands and clubmakers to generate buzz around their products. While it’s certainly...

I'm saddened to report that Golf Czar has relinquished his title. It seems that when reading the fine print I didn't understand that wearing...

The most recent high-profile teacher switch in golf has come from Brandt Snedeker, who moved from long-time coach Todd Anderson to Butch Harmon. Here...

In 2013, Tiger Woods entered the WGC-Bridgestone Invitational leading the FedEx Cup standings. Fifty-two weeks later, he’s 215th! There are only three events left--and just...

Before I get into specifics, here's a quick review of golf participation in the U.S. Since 1985, we've lost 500,000 avid golfers, who are golfers...

Remember all the criticism hurled at Rory McIlroy when he decided to switch to Nike Golf equipment? It's quieter now, isn't it?The meteoric rise...

As two 25-year-olds marched up Royal Liverpool’s 18th fairway Sunday—names firmly planted atop the leaderboard and unhassled by the cornerstone player of this generation,...

I must admit that I was surprised and humbled when told I've been named Czar over all of golf. I asked about the process...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=91klh8NT9k4 I'll try to keep this short, since this is really just an excuse to post the video, which comes equipped with some tremendously creepy,...

The power of Tiger Woods appears to, at times, blanket all blemishes it encounters. If you are looking for proof, click back eight years when...

Let's forget about center of gravity, moment of inertia, weight adjustability and turbulators for a moment. I know it's difficult, but bear with me. The...

Sometimes in life, you don't know that you don't know. I had been drinking the custom-fitting Kool-Aid my entire golfing life without even knowing what...

This past week, Brian Harman won the John Deere Classic. Harman has been one of my favorite players to follow from a statistical approach...

We’ve had glimpses of meteoric play on the PGA Tour this season—namely Jimmy Walker, Bubba Watson and Martin Kaymer—but nothing that’s struck as sustainably...

"Why should I care about golf participation?" "What will increased participation do for me?" These are valid questions that have come up consistently from readers...

Let's cut to the chase. Has there been a precipitous drop in golf participation or is it the hand wringing of borderline operators? I...

Last fall, my father-in-law joined the more than 650,000 total knee replacement patients of 2013. He is a long-time golfer and had been struggling...

In the first part of this series, we traced the rise and fall of tennis and postulated the conclusion that it was a natural condition...

I'm not a judge on "America's Got Talent" or "So You Think You Can Dance," but I can recognize a disastrous dance performance when...

Once upon a time, there was the great tennis boom. The game was immensely popular and growing, and equipment manufacturers were researching ways to make...