Category Archives: Fitness

Rory McIlroy: Realizing the payoffs in lessons learned

Rory McIlroy won going away at the Wells Fargo Championship in Charlotte, North Carolina. With this length and consequent derring-do, he picked the Quail Hollow Club apart with tight lines across corners few others could carry. It was a virtuoso … Continue reading

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Tiger Woods at the Masters: Happy to be here, ready to go

A lot of choice detail came out of Tiger Woods’ Masters media session on Tuesday. Tiger isn’t known for being particularly expressive with the media although when I saw him in Phoenix, his body language seemed open, unhurried and willing. … Continue reading

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Tiger Woods: Back spasms drive him from the Farmers

The headline coming out of the first round of the Farmers Insurance Open should have been that Lexi’s big brother, Nicholas, shot 8-under on the North Course at Torrey Pines in La Jolla, California, and has a 1-shot lead. Michael … Continue reading

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Chasing Tiger Woods

Tiger is famous for being one of the first guys out in practice rounds and Tuesday morning was no different. I had been plotting to join him once I knew he was going to play in the Waste Management Phoenix … Continue reading

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Jason Dufner: On the discipline of lifestyle changes

Jason Dufner picked a great week to begin his 2015 domestic campaign. The Humana Challenge in La Quinta, California, has come to life again this week just as a slimmed down Dufner rolls out the results of his stark diet; … Continue reading

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Hunter Mahan: On coaches, cross country golf, goal setting, dulling routine, managing fatigue and conditioning

The Hyundai Tournament of Champions kicks off the post-holiday schedule of the PGA Tour on Friday. They’re playing it on the Plantation course at the Kapalua Resort on Maui, Hawaii. It’s a winners-only tournament with just 34 players in the … Continue reading

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Tiger finally speaks on his new swing direction and coach

There’s one way to get a tiger out in the open and that’s to bait him with delicacies he can’t resist. In the case of the Tiger, all you have to do is get him to one of his tournaments … Continue reading

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Heath Slocum: What it feels like to be sinking…and swimming

Heath Slocum had a tough 2013. He got into 9 events on the PGA Tour, missed 3 cuts and made $90,796. He augmented his playing schedule with 15 outings on the Web.com Tour where he missed 5 cuts and made … Continue reading

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Patrick Reed: On the ins and outs of Tour life

With as many good players on the PGA Tour — and even those who aren’t anymore and those that soon will be — Patrick Reed is learning what it takes to be successful out there. He is the defending champion … Continue reading

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PGA Championship: Final Round Madness

A friend called after the third round of the PGA Championship at Valhalla Golf Club in Louisville, Kentucky, and said, “Boy, I can’t wait to see who you’re going to write about tomorrow!” He was referring to the leaderboard jam … Continue reading

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