Monthly Archives: November 2013

The Hardest Q-School in Golf

Back in my Monday qualifying days, up to 144 of us would assemble in whatever city that week’s tournament was being played for a chance at glory. During daylight savings time, it was 156 guys. One round to determine who … Continue reading

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The World Cup Has Become an Olympic Model

Used to be that the World Cup was a grand, end of the year, celebration of international golf. It’s been played since 1953 in various forms, under various names and, beginning in Canada, in locations around the world. This year … Continue reading

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Henrik Stenson: Best Player on the Planet Right Now

Henrik Stenson took no prisoners at the European Tour Championship in Dubai. With Ian Poulter good-naturedly taunting him for a couple of weeks now about catching him at the wire, Stenson put his foot down, shot a final-round 8-under 64 … Continue reading

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Victor Dubuisson: A Reason to Watch

The headline at the DP World Tour Championship in Dubai is that Henrik Stenson has a one-shot lead going into the final round. If he wins at the Jumeirah Golf Estates, he will have won not only the tournament, he … Continue reading

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European Tour Championship: Patience is the Password

The DP World Tour Championship is halfway over and while everybody is focused on winning it and the yearlong Race to Dubai, there are also a lot of guys who are ready to take their nagging injuries back home. Henrik … Continue reading

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DP World Tour Championship: Round 1

Alejandro Canizares has had a good two weeks on the European Tour. Last week in Turkey, he played well enough to be paired with Tiger Woods in the final round: Yeah, the experience was great.  The first time in my … Continue reading

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Ian Poulter: Road Warrior

Ian Poulter stopped by the media center at the European Tour’s DP World Tour Championship to talk about his chances to catch Henrik Stenson to win the tournament and snatch the Race to Dubai trophy away from him too. As … Continue reading

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Rory McIlroy: Working His Way Back to the Very Top

The European tour championship has finally arrived this week in the form of the DP World Tour Championship in Dubai. The name is a little confusing because it reads like it’s a world tour championship, but it’s not. It’s sponsored … Continue reading

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Victor Dubuisson: Making a Name For Himself

Frenchman, Victor Dubuisson had quite a weekend for himself at the Turkish Airlines Open in Antalya, Turkey. He shot a 9-under 63 on the Montgomerie Maxx Royal to take a solid, 5-shot lead going into Sunday. The only problem with … Continue reading

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Chris Kirk: You Can Still Make It Work Out

Chris Kirk managed to come back and then hold on for his second win on the PGA Tour, the McGladrey Classic in Sea Island, Georgia. Coming into the par-5 15th, Briny Baird was one up and hit his second shot … Continue reading

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