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By The Numbers: Are You as Good as a PGA Pro?

Reading Time: 3 minutesOftentimes, PGA Tour professionals show their true potential by hitting bombs of drives that carry 300+ yards, draining 25+ foot putts, or putting approach shots really close to, or even in the hole to make spectacular birdies, eagles, and the occasional ace. These jaw-dropping moments are a crucial part of keeping the excitement and interest in watching golf on TV, however is this truly an accurate representation of the average Tour player?  Now, there is certainly a wide range of ability throughout the PGA Tour, but they can’t all be at the level of players like Jon...

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PGA Championship 2020: A Preview of the First Major

Reading Time: 2 minutesWith sports finally back in full swing, the first major championship for golf in 2020 is here. The PGA Championship will be held at TPC Harding Park in San Francisco, CA, a 7,251-yard par 70 course that will host its first major championship ever. However, the course has been made much more difficult for the championship this week. The fairways have been narrowed by close to 40%, and the rough is nearly ankle high, so the big bombers may face some trouble here. But who really has the best chance? Brooks Koepka The two-time defending champion...

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Collin Morikawa: The Next Tiger Woods?

Reading Time: 2 minutesEach generation of golfers is defined by one truly great player. From Palmer to Nicklaus to Tiger, these greats have smashed records and set new ones that seem difficult to beat. But with Tiger getting older, the question now becomes: who’s next? Now, there seem to be a lot of people who could fit the bill. Young Jordan Spieth had quite the showing as a 21-year-old in 2015, a year that culminated in his winning of the FedEx Cup. However, since then, he appears to have been in a slump, winning just one major and only...

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Looking Back At Golf’s Return: Charles Schwab Challenge

Reading Time: 2 minutesThe PGA TOUR is back, and it was an exciting week. A playoff between Collin Morikawa and Daniel Berger, with Berger taking home the trophy. But the tournament was also special because of other high profile golfers after the 3-month break. Collin Morikawa, the young 23-year-old from Los Angeles showed what the golfing world has in store, as he went 64-67-67-67 to force a playoff with Daniel Berger. He lipped out his putt on the first playoff hole to give Berger the win, but he proved that he truly has something special. In his short career,...

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The Biggest Problem with the Modern Professional Golfer

Reading Time: 3 minutesI would first like to start off by sending my condolences to the families of the nine people who lost their lives during the Helicopter crash on January 26th, 2020. Rest in Peace to Kobe and Gianna Bryant, as well as the seven others who sadly passed away. Kobe was a generational athlete who affected the lives of millions of people. Sunday I spent my day primarily watching two things on TV, The Farmers Insurance Open and Kobe Bryant’s tribute videos. Watching the Kobe tribute videos got me thinking about his Mamba Mentality, which I believe is...

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