Tag Archives: BMW Championship

Luke Donald: A Much Needed Home Game and a Bold Coaching Change

With former World No. 1, Luke Donald lurking way down at 54th on the FedExCup points list, he needs a good week. Sitting at 54th was good enough to get him into the field of 70 for this week’s BMW … Continue reading

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Rory McIlroy: A Tutorial on Freedom

Rory McIlroy did it again. He won another Playoff tournament, this time the BMW Championship at Crooked Stick in Indianapolis. He did it with a 5-under 67 on Sunday that included a bogey on 18 that didn’t matter; he’d already … Continue reading

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Tiger and Vijay: About This Age Thing

Well, the BMW Championship at Crooked Stick is turning into a real barnburner. Vijay Singh was sort of loping along with two birdies on his front nine…and then he hit it to 4 feet on 18, 3 feet on 1, … Continue reading

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Rory McIlroy: On This “Zone” Thing

The central theme of this blog is mastery; mastery as it relates to golf specifically and life generally (because how you do anything is how you do everything). The central tenant of golf mastery is to approach the game with … Continue reading

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Upon Further Review: Mastery

Justin Rose put together a 3-birdie, 3-bogey, even par round on Sunday to win the BMW Championship, his third PGA Tour event. While others were whining about the changes to the venerable Cog Hill course in Chicago, Rose just went … Continue reading

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Two Great Tournaments, Two Great Results

We had the pleasure this weekend of seeing two great champions turn in great performances under pressure, Lexi Thompson in the LPGA event and Justin Rose in the PGA Tour event. And because Thompson turned in a jaw-dropping, record-breaking performance, we … Continue reading

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A Worthy Temptation

Unfortunately, the LPGA Tour is going head to head with the PGA Tour today. Unfortunate because 16-year-old Lexi Thompson is getting a second chance to become the youngest winner on the LPGA Tour, stealing Paula Creamer’s record by over two … Continue reading

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BMW Championship Cut Day

The good news for players who didn’t get off to a good start this week or had one good round and then a bad one is that there’s no cut this week. All 70 players get to play all four … Continue reading

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Theme Of The Week

My eyes glazed over reading through the post-round transcripts from the BMW Championship in Chicago looking for a thread for today’s post. It’s not that they weren’t interesting, valuable comments by great players. It was good, inside-the-ropes stuff. Particularly in light … Continue reading

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Consistency

And so the playoffs get up and running again. It will be very interesting to see how much the week off affects the players. There’s never a break in the PGA Tour schedule, so you always had the option of whether … Continue reading

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