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The 2013-2014 PGA Tour Season and FedEx Cup Race Begin Anew
October 9th, 2013 at 8:18 AM
***PHOTO1*** The 2013 PGA Tour and FedEx Cup Race just ended three weekends ago. In the past, the next tour season and cup race didn't begin until January of each year. Until now. The 2013-2014 PGA Tour Season and FedEx Cup race begins this weekend at the 2013 Frys.com Open at the CordeValle Golf...

PGA Tour Cards on the Line at the Web.com Championship
September 29th, 2013 at 9:51 AM
***PHOTO1*** Australia's Scott Gardiner fired a third round 65 to take the 54 hole lead at the Web.com Championship at the Valley Course at TPC Sawgrass in Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida. This is the final event in the web.com's playoff series. Today's final round will wrap up the season on the...

Tiger Woods Wins PGA Tour Player of the Year; Jordan Spieth is Rookie of the Year
September 27th, 2013 at 12:50 PM
***PHOTO1*** The PGA Tour announced today that Tiger Woods has been named Player of the Year for 2013. It was the 11th time Woods has won the award and the third time he has won it without winning a Major Championship. Tiger Woods five wins on tour this year, combined with his...

Vote in our Fan Poll: What Was the Most Memorable Moment of the 2013 PGA Tour Season
September 24th, 2013 at 8:15 AM
Please visit our main page and vote in our fan poll. What was the most memorable moment of the 2013 PGA Tour season? Was it: 1. Adam Scott winning The Masters 2. Justin Rose winning the U.S. Open 3. Henrik Stenson winning the Tour Championship and FedEx Cup 4. Phil Mickelson...

Jim Furyk’s Historic Round Ties Him for the Lead at the BMW Championship
September 14th, 2013 at 7:34 AM
Friday the 13th is supposed to mean bad luck. Not to Jim Furyk. He shook off both the disappointment of not making the President's Cup team and his lethargic first round 72 to enter the record books where only five other men had trudged.  ***PHOTO1*** After an opening first nine 28, Furyk flirted with...

Jim Furyk Shoots Record Matching 59 at the BMW Championship
September 13th, 2013 at 5:46 PM
***PHOTO1*** Jim Furyk has fired an historic round of 59 at the BMW Championship to match the all time PGA Tour Record.  He birdied his final hole of the day, the ninth to the roaring cheers of the crowd and fellow competitors who had already finished their rounds.  More Coverage later...

Brandt Snedeker’s Seven Straight Birdies Lead to Opening 63 at the BMW Championship
September 13th, 2013 at 8:42 AM
Defending FedEx Cup Champ Brandt Snedeker sent a message to the rest of the field in the first round of the BMW Championship.  He won't give up that cup easily. He reeled off seven consecutive birdies early in his round and then added one more en route to first round leading...

PGA Tour Releases Full 2013-2014 Tournament Slate with Dates
September 9th, 2013 at 4:07 PM
***PHOTO1*** The PGA Tour has released the dates of the full new full year wrap around schedule of Events.  It is the first time it has linked two calendar years for a full year of events, where competitors can enhance their standing in various points races (Ryder Cup, President's Cup, FedEx...

Jordan Spieth is Golf’s Next Superstar
September 5th, 2013 at 8:38 AM
Jordan Spieth has arrived. He is golf's next Tiger...golf's next Phil...golf's next Rory.  And he's got the resume, as a junior amateur, a collegiate champion, and now PGA Tour event champion. ***PHOTO1*** His selection as a Captain's pick by Fred Couples to represent Team USA at next month's President's Cup was a...

Henrik Stenson’s Stellar Late Summer Play Finally Pays Off in Big Win
September 3rd, 2013 at 8:10 AM
Henrik Stenson has been on fire for most of the summer on the PGA Tour as well as overseas. He just hasn't been able to close the deal with a win until now. Stenson's final round 66 was good enough to hold off a charging Steve Stricker and secure a victory at...

Tiger Woods, Phil Mickelson, and Adam Scott are Teeing It up Together in Boston
August 28th, 2013 at 11:45 AM
Last weekend's first entree' in the PGA Tour's season ending FedEx Cup race, The Barclay's turned into a thrilling event down the stretch. It had everything from both upstarts (Kevin Chappell) and top ranked contenders (Matt Kuchar) crashing and burning on the back nine to legends like Tiger Woods and...

The Amazing Spirit and Struggle of PGA Tour Pro Erik Compton
August 28th, 2013 at 7:48 AM
The one thing about golf that any lover of the game knows is that the game truly is a metaphor for life.  At times there are days and even moments in life where one realizes that what's past is past, and all one can do is face the next moment,...

Ben “Bubble Boy” Crane Withdraws from The Barclay’s with Back Injury
August 23rd, 2013 at 3:39 PM
Ben Crane, who released a rap video called "Bubble Boy" on Tuesday that lampooned his standing in the FedEx Cup points rankings, had to withdraw from The Barclay's during his second round due to an injury to his lower back. He played four holes before notifying officials he couldn't continue. Crane...

Tiger Woods Lurks as Kevin Stadler Sets the Pace at the Rain Delayed Barclay’s
August 23rd, 2013 at 7:49 AM
The weather won the day at the first round of The Barclay's.  The "Walrus Junior", Kevin Stadler had a breakout round of 64 to lead in the clubhouse as nearly half the field failed to finish. The inclement weather caused two long delays totaling nearly six hours.  But it didn't seem to...

Ben Crane Makes Light of His FedEx Cup Ranking with “Bubble Boy” Rap Video
August 21st, 2013 at 10:27 PM
Ben Crane and his main pals on the PGA Tour, Bubba Watson, Hunter Mahan, and Ricky Fowler have gained a bit a fame with golf fans in the last couple of years by producing rap videos titled "Golf Boys" and "Golf Boys 2". They were viral sensations on YouTube and...

Patrick Reed Wins the 2013 Wyndham Championship
August 18th, 2013 at 8:59 PM
This may be a PGA Tour first.  Patrick Reed outlasted 20 year old phenom Jordan Spieth on the 2nd hole of the playoff to win the 2013 Wyndham Championship.  It was the 23 year old's first win on tour. ***VIDEO1*** The fascinating thing about Reed, is that his wife Justine is his caddie....

FedEx Cup Qualifying on the Line After Round One in Greensboro
August 16th, 2013 at 7:59 AM
Ross Fisher and Chris Stroud both carded six under scores of 64 to set the pace at the Wyndham Championship in Greensboro, North Carolina.  This is the final PGA Tour event of the season, with a lot on the line for quite a few players in the field. Defending champion Sergio...

Jason Dufner Has Made Being Boring and Stoic the New “Cool”
August 15th, 2013 at 8:23 AM
Jason Dufner, the ultimate "everyman" pro on the PGA Tour is now a celebrity.  Jason Dufner, the newest minted Major Championship winner, who has the same lower lip bulging stoic expression on his face, no matter if he just hit a ball out of bounds or knocked an iron stiff...

Tim Finchem Dismisses PGA Tour – European Tour Merger Rumor
August 14th, 2013 at 8:46 AM
***PHOTO1***PGA Tour Commissioner Tim Finchem, according to Rex Hoggard of the Golf Channel, dismissed widely spread reports that the PGA Tour had made a substantial bid to acquire the European Tour.   In a statement released on Tuesday afternoon, PGA Tour commissioner Tim Finchem called the reports “inaccurate.” “However, as I have...

Padraig Harrington, Peter Hanson, on the Bubble Heading into Greensboro
August 14th, 2013 at 7:05 AM
The final PGA Tour event of the 2013 Season begins tomorrow in Greensboro, North Carolina.  The Wyndham Championship will be hosted at Sedgewick Country Club.   While this tournament may be a bit anti-climatic after last week's PGA Championship, the final Major of the year, the field includes a host of...