Tag Archives: The Players

Joe Daley: Been Trying All Along

One of the most famous Q-School failures belonged to Joe Daley. With just four feet to go on the 18th hole, he decided to make a definitive, back-of-the-cup putt. Take as much of the break out of it as possible … Continue reading

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A Fun Exercise

Casting around for an interesting mastery topic for today, I came across the list of the field for the Hyundai Tournament of Champions in Maui, Hawaii, which begins January 6th. The Hyundai is an attempt to acknowledge all of this … Continue reading

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Fearing The Unknown

Graeme McDowell seemed to have everything back in alignment after spending three days with his coach, Pete Cowan. Going into Saturday’s third round he’d managed a first-round 67 followed by an up-and-down 69. But he was cruising. And then into … Continue reading

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Holding A Grudge

In almost any situation I can think of, there’s the behavior we see in people and then there’s the back story that explains that behavior. We had just such a situation at the close of the yesterday’s broadcast of The … Continue reading

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Graeme McDowell’s Malaise

So while we have a disappearing-player thread going with Thursday’s, “Where Have You Been?” about Ben Curtis’ long march to consistency, yet another player returns from the dead. Well, that’s a bit of an overstatement. Graeme McDowell did okay after … Continue reading

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Tiger’s Not Stupid

Tiger Woods gave it the old college try yesterday morning at The Players Championship. He stumbled out of the gate on the first hole of the TPC Sawgrass in Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida, with a soaring hook deep into the … Continue reading

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“Where Have You Been?”

When Ben Curtis won the British Open in 2003, he was the 396th ranked player in the world. That wasn’t supposed to happen. He had an idiosyncratic swing that put you on the edge of your chair as you watched … Continue reading

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The Players Championship Dartboard Errata

Due to circumstances beyond my consciousness, this week’s Dartboard picks for The Players Championship included material mistakes which required a selection of all new picks…not the least of which was that I was using last week’s field list. Sigh. So … Continue reading

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The Players Championship Dartboard Picks

This is the eighth week of our little experiment to test the depth of the fields in PGA Tour events: how would a randomly selected slate of ten players match up against the ten experts at pgatour.com who attempt to … Continue reading

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