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Match play can work for the Tour with a little tinkering
As golf fans, we are seldom exposed to the extremely electrifying format of match play golf. When such weeks arise on what has recently become a very full calendar of golf, it definitely sparks some more attention...
- Posted 4 days ago
Overrated? That’s not what the stats say about Rickie Fowler
One of the most publicized swing changes this season has been Rickie Fowler’s decision to alter some of his swing mechanics with instructor Butch Harmon. Fowler had his first career victory in 2012 and finished 40th on...
- Posted 12 days ago
Statistics that make a great Ryder Cup player and the 2014 U.S. Team standings
With the Ryder Cup upon us this year, I want to look at the status of the U.S. team from a statistical perspective throughout the season leading up to the event. The U.S. team will have Tom...
- Posted 27 days ago
PGA Tour launches redesigned iPhone, Android apps
The first full field event of 2014 kicked off this week with the Sony Open in Hawaii, and so did the PGA Tour’s redesigned app for iPhone and Android. Boasting an all new layout that is easy...
- Posted 57 days ago
Johnson wins the Hyundai TOC
The Hyundai Tournament of Champions demanded a simple recipe from its champion: stay clean of bogies and go on a birdie run or two. Zach Johnson followed the recipe for most of the four days and moved...
- Posted 61 days ago
10 PGA Tour players who will rise (or fall) in 2014
With the 2014 PGA Tour season starting, I wanted to give the readers a look at a few players on Tour that I feel will be on the rise and falling for the season. The data below...
- Posted 62 days ago
The data behind Keegan Bradley’s coaching change
Keegan Bradley has reportedly left long-time swing coach Jim McLean for Chuck Cook, who teaches Bradley’s good friend Jason Dufner and Luke Donald. That gives Cook one of the most formidable list of clients in the golf...
- Posted 71 days ago
Are shorter golfers better putters?
It is generally accepted that taller golfers have an advantage when it comes to driving distance on the PGA Tour. All else being equal, the thought is that taller golfers will have the edge in comparison to...
- Posted 81 days ago
Stenson’s 2013: A masterclass in perseverance
At the beginning of the 2012, the 230th spot in the Official World Golf Ranking belonged to a washed-up former top player in the world who had nearly completely lost his game after a few good years...
- Posted 109 days ago
PGA Tour strengthening Web.com Tour ties everywhere… except the U.S.?
Give credit where credit is due: the PGA Tour is to be commended for recent measures that have helped expand its reach across the globe. It has brought the Canadian Tour into the fold in the form...
- Posted 114 days ago
PGA Tour looks to widen its reach with PGA Tour China
While in Shanghai for the WGC-HSBC Champions, PGA Tour Commissioner Tim Finchem announced the creation of the China Professional Golf Tour (PGA Tour China). The Tour will debut in 2014 and will feature 12 tournaments throughout the...
- Posted 116 days ago
Big purses, big doings: PGA of America and PGA Tour announce joint initiatives
On Wednesday, while the PGA Tour geared up for the first round of the McGladrey Classic at Sea Island Golf Club’s Seaside Course on St. Simon’s Island, Ga., the Tour and the PGA of America made a...
- Posted 121 days ago
Carry on: Tour caddies make the right move in organizing APTC
So this is what happens when they cancel the caddie races. Many of the most high-profile caddies in professional golf, as well as members of the rank and file, have banded together to form the Association of...
- Posted 122 days ago
Relative success of the world’s top golfing nations
The United States is still a powerhouse in the world of professional golf. As we witnessed during the 2013 President’s Cup – when American players are on their game, they’re as hard to beat as anyone. However,...
- Posted 124 days ago
McIlroy shoots 65, leads by two in China
Rory McIlroy leads the way at the WGC-HSBC Champions after a first-round 65, a 7-under total that gives him a 2-shot cushion over Gonzalo Fernandez-Castano and Jamie Donaldson at Sheshan International Golf Club in Shanghai. It’s a...
- Posted 129 days ago
R&A shakes up Open Championship qualifying procedures
The Royal and Ancient Golf Club of St. Andrews, which administers the game throughout the world, save America and Mexico, announced a suite of changes to the ways in which players can qualify for the Open Championship,...
- Posted 131 days ago
Photos from the Frys.com Open
GolfWRX is live from the Frys.com Open, the first event of the PGA Tour’s new wraparound schedule. Headlining this week at the Tour’s first event are a handful of top names (Angel Cabrera, Billy Horschel, Charles Howell...
- Posted 147 days ago
U.S. routs the Internationals in the Presidents Cup
The near-constant gloom that beset central Ohio this week muted what had hoped to be a watershed Presidents Cup, one where an International team victory—or at least a strong challenge—would give the event a much-needed lift. But...
- Posted 154 days ago
The data behind Luke Donald’s decision to change instructors
Luke Donald recently made an instructor change to Texas-based swing coach Chuck Cook. Back in 2011, Donald had an epic season. He finished first on the PGA Tour money list and the European Tour’s Order of Merit....
- Posted 157 days ago