Archive for February, 2020

Fleetwood the current king of consistency

Feb 26 2020

One of the longest-running current streaks in golf will be tested again this week. Given the scoring volatility present at this week’s…

10 Notes to Know: February 24, 2020

Feb 24 2020

Patrick Reed won the WGC-Mexico Championship, his eighth career PGA Tour victory. Only five players have more PGA Tour wins than Reed…

Saluting the legendary Mickey Wright

Feb 19 2020

Mickey Wright, one of the greatest champions in golf history, died this week at age 85. Ben Hogan described the golf swing…

10 Notes to Know: February 17, 2020

Feb 17 2020

In his first competitive event of 2020, Adam Scott won the Genesis Invitational. It was the second time in Scott’s career he’s…

The missing line on Tiger’s résumé

Feb 12 2020

28 years ago this month, a slender California golf prodigy named Eldrick Woods played in his first PGA Tour event, the Nissan…

10 Notes to Know: February 10, 2020

Feb 10 2020

Nick Taylor capped off a career week, winning the AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am in wire-to-wire fashion (leading outright after all four rounds).…

The impact of hole variation on scoring

Feb 06 2020

When professor Mark Broadie first conceptualised the strokes gained statistic, a now-ubiquitous metric in the sport, distance to the pin was one of…

Pair of prolific champions look for old form at Pebble

Feb 05 2020

Over the last five years at the Pebble Beach Pro-Am, there are two players who have a combined score to par of…

10 Notes to Know: February 3, 2020

Feb 03 2020

Webb Simpson birdied the last two holes of regulation and the first playoff hole to win the Waste Management Phoenix Open. Three…