Golf: With the last of golf’s major trophies now in Justin Thomas’ possession, focus shifts this week to a pair of cups – the PGA Tour’s playoff push and the LPGA’s transatlantic showdown.
Golf: Last weekend proved one of renewal in the winners’ circle on several circuits – and perhaps for Tiger Woods too. Meantime, Stephen Curry is set for a one-week venture between the ropes.
Greg DePalma and PSN managing editor Jeff Shain are joined by Joel Cook from Pro Golf Weekly to preview the Quicken Loans National, as TPC Potomac at Avenel Farm joins the rota in years where Congressional Country Club doesn’t host. Rickie Fowler, Justin Thomas and Patrick Reed head up the marquee for an edition that won’t have Tiger Woods on site as tournament host.
The Quicken Loans National sets up shop at another new venue this week, as TPC Potomac at Avenel Farm welcomes the PGA Tour back to its turf more than a decade after the old Booz Allen Classic came off the schedule. The property has undergone a $20 million overhaul since then.
Golf: Brooks Koepka’s U.S. Open triumph didn’t get much time to sink in before sharing the marquee with headlines involving Phil Mickelson and Tiger Woods.
Greg DePalma and PSN managing editor Jeff Shain welcome Joel Cook from Pro Golf Weekly to help preview the U.S. Open, where Open debutante Erin Hills is record-setting long and the grass is tall as Dustin Johnson gets set to defend his title. They also talk with Dean Knuth, developer of High Heat drivers and metalwoods after nearly two decades in charge of the USGA‘s handicap system.
Golf: As the sport’s best golfers get ready for a U.S. Open test at Erin Hills, the game is set to keep its place on the Olympic program for 2024. And just where is Tiger Woods these days?
Greg DePalma and PSN managing editor Jeff Shain preview the Memorial Tournament, as Jack Nicklaus welcomes the PGA Tour’s best to Muirfield Village for the 42nd edition. World No.1 Dustin Johnson, who just missed last year’s playoff, heads a field that includes seven of the top 10 in the world rankings. That includes Jason Day, playing again in his adopted hometown but without a top-25 in the event.
Golf: Though Bernhard Langer set an all-time record for senior major titles and Kevin Kisner rose above the pack at Colonial, those headlines got pushed aside by Tiger Woods’ latest saga.
Greg DePalma and PSN managing editor Jeff Shain preview the Valero Texas Open, where Charley Hoffman seeks to become the third back-to-back champion this century, while Patrick Reed and Jimmy Walker try to put the trophy boots in Texas hands. They also discuss injury updates from Dustin Johnson and Tiger Woods, plus Rory McIlroy‘s pending nuptials.