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True or False: Golf radar systems are ruining golf?
Last week, Golf Channel analyst Brandel Chamblee went on the offensive against radar launch monitors, claiming that they were “ruining golf.” Chamblee said that radar systems (like Trackman and Flightscope) were promoting two different swings, one for...
- Posted 235 days ago
Photos from the Deutsche Bank Championship
GolfWRX is live from the Deutsche Bank Championship, the second round of the PGA Tour’s FedExCup Playoffs at TPC Boston. Last year, Rory McIlroy shot 20-under to win at TPC Boston, which was the first of two-consecutive...
- Posted 237 days ago
Yabba Dabba please shut up
“Get in the hole!” That’s how it started, innocently enough, and not in an obnoxious way. If we peel back the evolution of post-shot yelling on the PGA Tour all the way to the beginning, the pre-cambrian...
- Posted 242 days ago
The Scorecard: Wyndham Championship
The Front Nine 60 - Greens in regulation hit by Patrick Reed. That’s 83 percent and a career best for him. 1 – This marks Reed’s first professional win on the PGA Tour. 7 – The iron...
- Posted 247 days ago
Crane squeaks in the FedExCup Playoffs: See the other movers
This week’s season-ender, the Wyndham Championship, may have looked like a low-key event compared to the fireworks at the season’s last major, the PGA Championship. But there was plenty on the line for many Tour players this...
- Posted 248 days ago
The most important putts to make
Back in May, I felt that Tiger Woods was Statistically Primed For the U.S. Open. Tiger had just come off his fourth victory for the year, and was using a very conservative tee shot strategy — hitting...
- Posted 251 days ago
Nicklaus honored as “Ambassador of Golf”
Jack Nicklaus’ career at Firestone Country Club began in 1958 at the Rubber City Open. In Nicklaus’ own words, he was a “scared little kid in the first true tournament I ever played,” walking the fairways with...
- Posted 263 days ago
The myth behind the “one-way miss”
We often hear from professional golfers how important it is to have a “one way miss’”and to be able to “take one side of the golf course out of play” in order to drive the ball more...
- Posted 268 days ago
RBC Canadian Open Photos
GolfWRX is live from the RBC Canadian Open in Oakville, Ontario. The Canadian Open was established by the Royal Canadian Golf Association in 1904, making it the third oldest championship in golf — only The Open Championship...
- Posted 271 days ago
Preview: Sanderson Farm Championship
The Sanderson Farm Championship (formerly known as the Viking Classic) doesn’t have the same following as this week’s British Open, but it is a pivotal tournament for many PGA Tour players. This week gives those who were...
- Posted 280 days ago
Hunt: Breaking down the best players on tour by category
I’m often asked by my readers what current PGA Tour player’s game I would prefer to have based upon my statistical research. To answer their question, I decided to look at the data and split the game...
- Posted 289 days ago
PGA Tour reverses course, bans anchored putting
The PGA Tour released a statement on Monday that may prove the death knell of anchored putting strokes in professional golf. The Tour formalized its agreement with the United States Golf Association and Royal & Ancient Golf...
- Posted 295 days ago
D.H. Lee Flips Himself and His Game
Television cameras and photographers caught D.H. Lee’s moment of pure frustration as he flipped out and flipped his middle finger Sunday after his approach shot went long at No. 12 during the AT&T National at Congressional. From...
- Posted 296 days ago
The Enigmatic Mr. Watson
Growing up in Connecticut, I attended first Greater Hartford Open, then the Buick Championship, now the Travelers Championship most every summer. Of all the tournaments I watched at TPC River Highlands, the only one I saw to...
- Posted 302 days ago
Long irons or hybrids? The importance of bag setup
Merion Golf Club’s East Course, the site of the 2013 U.S. Open, saw players use a variety of different equipment setups in order to navigate the course’s combination of very long and very short holes. Bag setup...
- Posted 310 days ago
The most overrated ball striker in the game
It is quite common to see athletes live off a certain reputation that is far from reality. While I am as big of a fan of Derek Jeter as anybody, his reputation provided him with Golden Glove...
- Posted 328 days ago
Weekley is “back” after win at Colonial
Boo Weekley shot a final-round 66 to win the Crowne Plaza Invitational, his first win on the PGA Tour since the 2008 RBC Heritage at Harbour Town. He finished at 14-under par (266) at Colonial Country Club...
- Posted 331 days ago
Preview: HP Byron Nelson Championship
Jason Dufner is looking to add another trophy to his cabinet this week, as he defends his 2012 Byron Nelson Championship title where he one-upped long-time PGA Tour journeyman Dickey Pride at 12-under. Dufner was one of...
- Posted 343 days ago
Singh’s case against the Tour will be hard to win
On Wednesday, Vijay Singh filed suit against the PGA Tour over his use of deer antler spray claiming he was subjected to “public humiliation and ridicule for months.” In a press release his lawyer stated: “Singh seeks...
- Posted 350 days ago
Singh goes after PGA Tour in new lawsuit
Last week, the PGA Tour dropped its investigation into Vijay Singh’s use of Deer Antler Spray. This week, it’s Singh’s turn to investigate the Tour. According to the USA Today, Singh filed a suit Wednesday in the...
- Posted 350 days ago
No punishment for Singh
PGA Tour Commissioner Tim Finchem announced in a press conference at the Wells Fargo Championship that Vijay Singh will not be punished for admitting to using deer antler spray which contained the performance-enhancer IGF-1. Singh, who was inducted...
- Posted 360 days ago
Preview: Zurich Classic of New Orleans
Twenty-five of the top-50 players in the 2013 PGA Tour FedExCup Standings highlight a field competing for the $1.1 million first-prize at the Zurich Classic of New Orleans. The field is headlined by Jason Dufner, the returning...
- Posted 364 days ago
Zurich Classic: Photos from the range
GolfWRX is live from TPC Louisiana, site of the Zurich Classic of New Orleans in Avondale, La. Several former champions are in this year’s field — Jason Dufner (2012), Bubba Watson (2011), Jason Bohn (2010), Jerry Kelly (2009),...
- Posted 365 days ago
RBC Heritage Preview
Still thinking about Adam Scott’s historical Masters win? With Scott’s major now in the record books, the PGA Tour continues the historical theme this week as it moves toward the Atlantic shoreline and the RBC Heritage. Last...
- Posted 371 days ago
The problems with Rory and traditional golf statistics
Mark Twain was once said “There are lies, damned lies and statistics.” This is often a popular adage from critics of an advanced metrics point of view. Normally this tends to occur with people who utilize anecdotal...
- Posted 371 days ago
Photos from the RBC Heritage
GolfWRX is live from the Hilton Head, S.C., site of this week’s PGA Tour event, the RBC Heritage, at Harbour Town Golf Links. Last year, Carl Pettersson finished 14-under to edge Zach Johnson for the title, his...
- Posted 372 days ago
Preview: Valero Texas Open
The last opportunity for players to gear up for the season’s first major is in San Antonio, Texas, home of the Valero Texas Open. Defending champion, Ben Curtis, along with the world’s No. 2 Rory McIlroy, lead...
- Posted 385 days ago
The Basics to Projecting Tour Winners
Each week on my blog, I pick 10 players to win the PGA Tournament at hand. This is based on historical data as to what type of players the particular golf course favors along with three-year, five-year...
- Posted 390 days ago
Brian Stuard’s Second Coming
For Brian Stuard, the second time around is proving to be his best. Stuard, 30, is enjoying his best season to date with performances even the PGA Tour’s most seasoned competitors would be proud of. Big names...
- Posted 390 days ago
Shell Houston Open: On the range photos
GolfWRX is live from the Shell Houston Open at Redstone Country Club in Humble, Texas. Last year’s winner Hunter Mahan returns to Redstone to defend his title against top names like Steve Stricker, Louis Oosthuizen, Jonas Blixt,...
- Posted 392 days ago