Monthly Archives: April 2013

Lizette Salas: Almost There

The headline should have been that Suzann Pettersen won the LPGA LOTTE Championship at the Ko Olina Golf Club in Kapolei, Hawaii, just outside Honolulu. She did it by shooting a very steady 5-under, 67 and that included hitting her … Continue reading

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Steve LeBrun: The Apprenticeship of a Tour Pro

Fresh off a T2 finish at last year’s, last-ever Q-School, Steve LeBrun surprised most everyone at Friday’s RBC Heritage played at Harbour Town in Hilton Head, South Carolina. Everyone except perhaps for his wife and himself. He shot a second … Continue reading

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RBC Heritage: First Round Results

In 2010, Brian Davis did something in the RBC Hetitage playoff that has earned him plaudits ever since. He hit his approach shot to 18 into the left hazard. Thankfully, the tide was out and his ball was playable. Although … Continue reading

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Brandt Snedeker: Lessons From The Masters

Brandt Snedeker had the time of his life last week at the Masters. In the final group on Sunday, he legitimately led the tournament at one point or another, meaning that he didn’t get there by accident and he looked … Continue reading

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Beauty Is In The Eye of the Beholder

I have a friend who is a pretty good player, but sometimes he causes me to wonder how he ever manages. He is a retired doctor, a profession that requires precision and meticulousness to avoid making mistakes that could kill … Continue reading

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Joy is Discovering That Holly Sonders Can Actually Play

When the Golf Channel’s Morning Drive show debuted in January of 2011, it featured two guys and a girl. The two guys sat across a desk from each other and waxed forever about all things golf. The girl sat perched … Continue reading

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Day 4 at the Masters: Adam Scott Finally Got It Done

The 2013 Masters will be remembered for its excitement right down to the very end. There was no way to know who was going to win this thing until the very last putt in the two-hole playoff between Adam Scott … Continue reading

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Day 3 at the Masters: Tiger Should Withdraw

By now, everybody on the planet who plays golf and many who don’t, know that Tiger Woods was involved in a rules imbroglio that escalated into a brouhaha which fomented into an open sore on the very soul of the … Continue reading

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Day 2 at the Masters: “We’ve Got a Great Leaderboard”

Somewhere in Friday’s broadcast on the Golf Channel, the leaderboard was moving like a bunch on icebergs on a collision course with each other and the narrows. Really big names, really exciting names moving to the top and with ESPN … Continue reading

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Day 1 at the Masters: The Outliers

It was a pretty vibrant day at the Masters in Thursday’s first rounds. We come into the competitive rounds with all of these swirling stories about who’s playing well and why they think this is finally their year. They have … Continue reading

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