• Carl Petersson
    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 588 days ago
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  • Rory McIlroy
    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 588 days ago
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    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 589 days ago
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  • Ben Curtis
    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 602 days ago
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  • Kevin Streelman Tampa Bay Championship
    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 606 days ago
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  • Brian Stuard
    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 607 days ago
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    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 609 days ago
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  • Tiger Woods
    Is Tiger playing his best golf ever?

    Whoa… whoa… whoa… is Tiger playing his best golf ever? The very mention of it probably incites John McEnroe-esque howls from golf enthusiasts coast to coast, “You cannot be serious!” Yes, Tiger’s win Monday at the Arnold...

    • Posted 610 days ago
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    Tiger eyes No. 8 at Bay Hill

    Throughout Tiger Woods’ career, his late father Earl got his attention on the golf course by calling him “Sam.” “He rarely ever called me Tiger,” Woods said. “I would ask him, ‘Why don’t you ever call me...

    • Posted 616 days ago
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    The most “Critical Holes” at Augusta National

    One of the questions I had about the game of golf before I started researching the statistical data of the game was, “What holes should I focus the most on in practice rounds of a tournament?” Generally,...

    • Posted 624 days ago
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  • Jorge Garcia Golf
    Youth Being Served In Puerto Rico

    While the WGC-Cadillac Championship drew the attention of the golfing world to Miami this weekend, Venezuelan teenager Jorge Garcia, who lives with his aunt in Plantation, Fla., and attends the Jim McLean golf school at Doral, was...

    • Posted 625 days ago
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  • Michael Hendry
    Michael Hendry’s big chance

    It will be a very telling week at the WGC Cadillac Championship for Michael Hendry, as the relatively unknown 33-year-old from New Zealand enters the tournament playing the most consistent golf of his career. Hendry has finished...

    • Posted 629 days ago
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    Puerto Rico Open: Field filled with vets and newcomers

    While Tiger Woods, Rory McIlroy and other usual suspects will be dueling at Doral during the WGC-Cadillac Championship, another interesting group of PGA Tour players will showcase their talents farther south of South Beach. The Puerto Rico...

    • Posted 630 days ago
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    Inside the ropes: Photos from Doral

    GolfWRX is live from the TPC Blue Monster, host course of this week’s World Golf Championships-Cadillac Championship at Trump Doral Resort and Spa in Miami, Fla. The WGC-Cadillac Championship boasts one of the strongest non-major field in...

    • Posted 631 days ago
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    Thompson wins the Honda Classic

    The tough conditions at the Champions Course at PGA National in Palm Beach, Fla., saw most of the field at The Honda Classic fall apart on the final day. But through it all, one player held on. Alabama alum...

    • Posted 632 days ago
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    Photos from the Honda Classic

    GolfWRX is live from the Honda Classic, the first leg of the PGA Tour’s “Florida Swing.” The tournament takes place at PGA National’s Champion Course in Palm Beach Gardens, Fla., host course of the 1983 Ryder Cup...

    • Posted 638 days ago
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    There is no place like home

    On Sunday, John Merrick became the first Los Angeles native to win the Northern Trust Open since its inception in 1926. With the victory he secured a trip to the Masters as well as a much-welcomed two-year...

    • Posted 645 days ago
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    The numbers behind going for it or laying up: No. 10 Riviera

    This past weekend, we saw No. 10 at Riviera Country Club provide PGA Tour players with a dilemma as to whether to go for it on the 315-yard par-4. In my last column, I discussed the numbers...

    • Posted 646 days ago
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  • Ernie Els
    Big names to battle it out at Riviera

    The world’s top-ranked European golfers have awoken from their hibernation and have arrived in droves to play in the Northern Trust Open this week at Riviera Country Club in Pacific Palisades, Calif. Among the golfers making their...

    • Posted 651 days ago
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  • Phil Mickelson
    The Real Top 10: PGA Tour Power Rankings

    PGA Tour player performance is something that fans and media alike are always measuring and sharing their opinions about. When these matters are discussed between friends, enemies, co-workers, spouses, in-laws – there is always some disagreement. Some...

    • Posted 659 days ago
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    AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am Photos

    GolfWRX is live from the AT&T Pebble Beach National Pro-Am in Pebble Beach, Calif. Check out the hundreds of photos we snapped on the range, on the course and of Pebble’s historic grounds. Monday’s Photos:  Scott Langley,...

    • Posted 659 days ago
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  • Phil Mickelson
    Mickelson lips out a chance at 59

    Phil Mickelson tried to walk it home and he nearly did. “I couldn’t envision which side of the hole it could possibly miss on, and it ended up somehow just dying off at the end, catching the...

    • Posted 663 days ago
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  • Vijay Singh
    Singh: Ruthless and immoral, or simply careless?

    Vijay Singh should be remembered as one of golf’s most successful late bloomers, with 22 of his 34 PGA Tour wins taking place in the decade since he turned the big four-oh. He should be honored for his...

    • Posted 664 days ago
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  • Vijay Singh
    Oh deer: Singh withdraws in Phoenix

    Vijay Singh has withdrawn from the Waste Management Phoenix Open, one day after admitting to the use of deer antler spray, which contains a substance that is banned under the PGA Tour Anti-Doping policy. Deer antler spray...

    • Posted 664 days ago
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  • Tiger Woods
    Woods wins No. 75 at the Farmers Insurance Open

    Tiger Woods shot a final-round 72 to win the fog-delayed Farmers Insurance Open at Torrey Pines by four shots. The win was No. 75 for Woods in his PGA Tour career, and marks the seventh time he’s...

    • Posted 666 days ago
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    Mickelson, Woods headline Farmers Insurance Open

    The PGA Tour travels southwest through California this week for the Farmers Insurance Open at Torrey Pines this week. Players will play the North and South course once on Thursday or Friday, with the weekend rounds being...

    • Posted 672 days ago
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    Brian Gay: The Everyman’s Champion

    Brian Gay fired a final-round 63 on Sunday to capture the Humana Challenge and his fourth career PGA Tour victory. He overtook Charles Howell III with a birdie on the second playoff hole in addition to overcoming...

    • Posted 674 days ago
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    Brian Gay and the search for power

    Last year, Brian Gay changed swing instructors. At the time, I imagined that he likely had some concerns about his shrinking distance off the tee and his clubhead speed getting slower. This drew some question marks from...

    • Posted 674 days ago
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    On the range photos: Humana Challenge

    GolfWRX is on site at PGA West, site of the Humana Challenge in La Quinta, Calif. Check out the photos we snapped below for inside the ropes access to the first event on the PGA Tour’s “West...

    • Posted 677 days ago
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