Tag Archives: Carl Pettersson

Keegan Bradley Is Not a Cheater

Keegan Bradley is not a cheater. And neither is Carl Pettersson…or Webb Simpson…or Ernie Els…or anybody else who uses an anchored putter, whether it’s a long putter or a belly putter. I feel compelled to rise to their defense because … Continue reading

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Groundhog Day in Maui

On Monday, for the third consecutive day, Rickie Fowler will hit the first official shot of the 2013 PGA Tour season. He will do it on the third day of the Hyundai Tournament of Champions at the Kapalua resort in … Continue reading

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CIMB Classic: Anatomy of a Championship

So the broadcast of the CIMB Classic from Kuala Lumpur begins at midnight on the East coast and Tiger is already 5-under through nine holes. He has a short iron into 10 and he stiffs it. You rarely see blow-by-blow … Continue reading

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Greensboro Shootout

On Sunday morning there’s going to be nine guys feeling like cats in a room full of rocking chairs. Why? Because that’s how many players are within three shots of the lead at the Wyndham Championship at the Sedgefield Country … Continue reading

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Fresh Start

One of the nice things about the end of one tournament on the PGA Tour is moving on to the next tournament and the fresh start that it gives you. This week, it’s the regular season-ending Wyndham Championship at the … Continue reading

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“This is Not The Way It’s Supposed to Be!”

So did you see the two-stroke penalty that Carl Pettersson was assessed in the final round at the PGA Championship? He hit his tee shot on the first hole just inside the hazard line to the right of the first … Continue reading

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Rory McIlroy: PGA Champion

Did you see it? It was one of the most polite, most gentle and most understated steamrollering golf has ever seen. Rory McIlroy steamrollered the field by the largest margin in PGA Championship history, 8 strokes. He steamrollered the Ocean … Continue reading

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Rory McIlroy: An Old Soul

The first round of the PGA Championship got underway Thursday at the Ocean Course at Kiawah Island, South Carolina, and an interesting thing happened. All the dire forecasts for thunderstorms went the way of other whispers and rumors; there weren’t … Continue reading

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Last Thoughts on the RBC Heritage

There was one other observation I wanted to add to yesterday’s post on Carl Pettersson’s victory at Harbour Town. In writing Sunday’s piece on Colt Knost and how everything seemed to be setting up nicely for his first win, I … Continue reading

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Rushing Through the Moment

Carl Pettersson won the RBC Heritage at Harbour Town Golf Links in Hilton Head, South Carolina. And he won it going away. He was only 2-under on the day, but he knocked out three early birdies that pretty much inoculated … Continue reading

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