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.
Greg DePalma and PSN managing editor Jeff Shain preview the Waste Management Phoenix Open, where upwards of 200,000 people pack TPC Scottsdale on the weekend to watch three-time champion Phil Mickelson, defending champion Hideki Matsuyama and Jordan Spieth. The Dubai Desert Classic also gets a look, as Tiger Woods hopes to build on rounds of 76-72 last week at Torrey Pines.
Greg DePalma is joined by PSN tennis analyst Andrea Leand to recap a vintage Australian Open, where Roger Federer and Serena Williams both added to their legacies. It’s the start of a sports menu that includes college basketball, the Senior Bowl, NASCAR and golf.
Greg DePalma and PSN managing editor Jeff Shain preview the Farmers Insurance Open, where Tiger Woods ends a 522-day absence from PGA Tour competition by returning to a Torrey Pines layout where he’s notched eight wins. Brandt Snedeker is the defending champion in a field that also includes world No.1 Jason Day and Dustin Johnson.
Greg DePalma and Jeff Shain, golf writer at The Island Packet, preview the Safeway Open as the 2016-17 PGA Tour season gets underway with a return to Silverado Resort in California. Though the anticipated return of Tiger Woods didn’t pan out as hoped, the field still boasts Ryder Cup winners Phil Mickelson and Matt Kuchar, along with a resurgent Paul Casey.