Brittany Horschel Reminds Us Athletes are People, Too.

Kris McEwen News, Players Comments

I can tell you I’m as guilty as anyone when it comes to overlooking this very simple fact. Athletes, as super-human or other-worldly they may seem on television or in real life, are, very simply, just people. People with personal, day-to-day struggles that we know absolutely nothing about. After Billy Horschel’s win on Sunday, his wife, Brittany, gave us a …

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Vijay Singh and the PGA TOUR are Headed to Court

Justin B. News, Players Comments

After years of battling and delaying, it looks like the PGA TOUR will be heading to court over its decision to suspend Vijay Singh.  Although the court case they are dealing with isn’t as big as other major sports associations, like the NFL and the concussion lawsuits, for example, this case could still spell trouble for the PGA. Remember back in …

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Rory McIlroy Officially Signs with Taylormade

Kris McEwen News, Players Comments

Eight months after Nike announced it would cease it’s golf equipment line, Rory McIlroy has found a new home. “I’ve been around golf long enough and seen everything,” McIlroy said this week during a one-on-one interview with PGATOUR.COM, “but I’ve never been this excited about equipment as right now, which I think is big to say.” Rory is talking about …

LPGA Using Twitter Vote to Determine Final Tournament Spot

LPGA Using Twitter Vote to Determine Final Tournament Spot

Justin B. News, Players Comments

There has been a lot of discussion of how the PGA is attempting to get fans more involved through technology and changing event formats.  This has also been true for the LPGA, however, as illustrated through their latest decision. The association has decided to do something unique with the final opening in the ShopRite LPGA Classic.  Rather than choosing which golfer …

Valero Texas Open

Valero Texas Open Almost Produces Two Par-4 Aces

Justin B. News, Players Comments

The Valero Texas Open produced a lot of headlines over the weekend, including Kevin Chappel winning his first event and Ian Poulter losing his PGA TOUR card.  One of the overlooked aspects of the tournament, however, are the near aces that were almost made. Anyone who makes a hole-in-one generates a lot of excitement around them but it was even …

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Tiger Woods to Miss Rest of PGA TOUR Season

Justin B. News, Players Comments

What was expected to be a strong, rebound year for Tiger Woods has now turned to disaster. After announcing he had fully recovered from his back surgery a few months ago, Tiger re-aggravated his injury and will be shut down for the rest of this PGA TOUR season. Woods announced the surgery on his Twitter through a statement that detailed his surgery. …

WATCH Web com Tour Player Bounces Ball OUT of Hole

WATCH: Web.com Tour Player Bounces Ball OUT of Hole

Kris McEwen Players Comments

Jimmy Gunn hit one of the luckiest and then immediately unluckiest shots ever during a Web.com event yesterday. Thankfully, it was caught on camera for us to watch over and over again. From a little over 100 yards out, Gunn one-hops his golf ball off the flagstick, it then drops straight down into the hole and bounces out. You’re right! It …