Is Your Obsession With Distance Holding You Back?

Eric Benzenberg Golf Instruction, Opinion Leave a Comment

It’s no secret that maximum driving distance is something every amateur golfer strives for. It’s as if carrying 300 yards off the tee validates your status as a “better player” among amateur golfers and separates you from the weekend hackers.  And there’s nothing wrong with distance; it can be a weapon that helps take your game to the next level. …


Jordan Spieth, Augusta, and the Greatest Comeback that (Almost) Was

Josh Briggs News, Opinion Leave a Comment

The roars echoing late Sunday afternoon through the pines of Augusta National Golf Club felt timeless.  Without glancing at one of the massive green scoreboards that adorn the grounds each April, a patron could have believed for a moment that the roars were for Arnold Palmer as he edged Ken Venturi by a shot back in 1960—or for Jack Nicklaus …

Addressing the Sponsor Exemption Debate

Addressing the Sponsor Exemption Debate

Eric Peyton Opinion Leave a Comment

Once again, a celebrity has been given a sponsor exemption to play in a professional golf event. Last weekend, Tony Romo, former quarterback for the Dallas Cowboys, played on the PGA TOUR in the Corales Puntacana Resort & Club Championship on a sponsor exemption. Last August, Steph Curry, guard for the Golden State Warriors, did the same in the Ellie …

the 2017 Distance Report Doesnt Support Reduced-Distance Golf Balls

Even the 2017 Distance Report Doesn’t Support Reduced-Distance Golf Balls

Eric Benzenberg Equipment, Opinion Leave a Comment

On March 5, 2018, the USGA and R&A released the 2017 Distance Report. In sum, the report evaluated driving distance data from 2003 to 2017 from the PGA TOUR, European Tour, Japan Golf Tour, Tour, PGA TOUR Champions Tour, LPGA Tour, and Ladies European Tour. In addition, the report examined amateur golfers in the UK from 1996 to 2017. And despite …

Tiger Wave

It’s Time We Prepare for the Next “Tiger Wave”

Kris McEwen Opinion, Players Leave a Comment

With news today of Tiger Woods’ intentions of playing both the Valspar Open and Arnold Palmer Invitational, it may be time for us to prepare for a flood of new golfers this summer. Otherwise known as a “Tiger Wave.” After a good recovery week I’m committing to play in the @ValsparChamp and @APinv next two weeks. — Tiger Woods (@TigerWoods) …


Reduced-Distance Golf Balls Will Kill the Game

Eric Benzenberg Equipment, Opinion Leave a Comment

For the past couple of months, there’s been two stories that keep finding their way into the headlines: (1) Tiger Woods’ return and most recent tournament performance; and (2) reduced-distance golf balls.  Golficity discussed this in two separate articles back in November; one argued that fitness is really what’s “at fault,” while the other commented on USGA executive director Mike …


Take a Bow, PGA Tour Live App!

Alex True Opinion Leave a Comment

Do you love golf? Do you have a busier schedule then most? Do you have a laptop or smartphone? Well do we have a product for you! No, seriously… And I think its time for us to take notice of these products available right at our fingertips. This installment of “Take a Bow” isn’t about a course, golfer, or personality, …