Gift certificates, boxes of balls and shiny new clubs are certainly popular holiday golfer presents, but we wanted to find out what some top golf instructors believe would really change a student’s game. Obviously, lessons from a local golf professional should be at the top of the list. But would kind of advice would top
We are less than a week away from the start of the Presidents Cup, and now that the captain’s picks have been made (and re-made), the most interesting question ahead of the first matches concerns the pairings. Unlike past iterations of the team competitions, we can’t learn everything from history. Too many lynchpins of former
4:11 PM ET Tiger Woods is 43 years old. Justin Thomas is 26. So when the old man blasts one by him, as he did in Wednesday’s first round of the Hero World Challenge, Tiger wasn’t going miss the chance to let him hear about it. Watch for yourself. Age is just a number. Just
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NEW PROVIDENCE, Bahamas — The Presidents Cup is still a week away, but with 11 of the United States team’s 12 players in the field at Albany for the Hero World Challenge, this week figures to be a pretty good entree to the matches at Royal Melbourne. Many are sharpening their games after long layoffs.
4:48 PM ET NASSAU, Bahamas — There was a light moment on Wednesday afternoon at Albany Golf Club when Tiger Woods made a point to let Justin Thomas know he had outdriven him, stopping dramatically to examine the younger golfer’s ball and then walking ahead to his own. Woods, 44 on Dec. 30, got a
If you think buying a set of new irons is only about, well, the irons, you’re probably coming up short. Literally. Today’s irons certainly pack more distance and forgiveness features, but the fact remains that a hybrid is going to give you the best chance at launching the ball high with explosive distance. Hybrids are
A working vacation. That’s essentially what’s going on this week at the Hero World Challenge. For those competing in the 18-player, no-cut field, the ask from tournament host Tiger Woods is that you compete in a pre-tournament pro-am, then play four rounds for a $3.5 million purse. Seems pretty reasonable, no? Last place makes $100,000,
Patrick Reed has been an equipment free agent since Nike stopped producing golf clubs. That has allowed Reed the freedom of using equipment from a variety of manufacturers, and apparently, it’s also allowed him to work on some equipment of his own. PGATour.com reported on some custom irons that Reed appears to have in his
If Brandel Chamblee winds up missing out on a PGA Tour Champions card by one shot, he will directly trace it back to the “half” shot he lost during the opening round of Q School’s final stage on Tuesday. The Golf Channel analyst was the victim of an absolutely brutal break at TPC Scottsdale’s par-3
3:56 PM ET NASSAU, Bahamas — Tiger Woods twice turned down offers to play in the controversial Saudi International tournament on the European Tour, but he defended Phil Mickelson‘s decision to play the event early next year. Woods, who begins play in the Hero World Challenge on Wednesday at Albany Golf Club, was offered in
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NEW PROVIDENCE, Bahamas — Two months ago, Bryson DeChambeau weighed just under 200 pounds and struggled to do 10 arm raises with a 10-pound weight. Now he’s up to 25-pound weights, and tips the scale at a brawny 225. The gains haven’t been limited to his gym routine or sudden beefiness, either. The 26-year-old five-time
8:54 PM ET Associated Press SYDNEY — Adam Scott, Sergio Garcia, Ernie Els and other players at this week’s Australian Open could have another course hazard to contend with: smoke from nearby bushfires. A temperature inversion that formed over Sydney on Monday night trapped smoke in the region on Tuesday and caused considerable haze during
We sometimes get lost in gift giving season by focusing on how much we spend or trying to find the perfect present. Take this as reminder to step back and appreciate what you already have this holiday season. Add a deeper meaning to holiday giving this year by selecting items that give back. These gift
Here’s why I don’t gamble. Last winter, after I compiled the list of nominees for Golf Digest’s 2019 Best New Courses survey, I privately handicapped the chances of each course, just for my amusement. I gave long odds to Gil Hanse’s entry in the private category, Ohoopee Match Club, an exclusive course in rural Georgia
NEW PROVIDENCE, Bahamas — It has been a big year for Jon Rahm, capped with last week’s victory at the DP World Tour Championship and the season-long Race to Dubai title as well. The victory was his third of the year, along with wins at the Irish Open and the Spanish Open. All of it
Anytime Scotty Cameron brings out a new creation golfers tend to get a little excited. That typically holds true even when it’s a one-putter line extension, such as the just introduced Scotty Cameron by Titleist Phantom X 12.5. “For years we have done mallets—such as the Red X of more than a decade ago—with shaft
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So, what goes into determining Golf Digest’s ranking of America’s Best New Golf Courses? In 2019, over 1,600 Golf Digest panelists across the U.S. and Canada played and evaluated Best New candidate courses, scoring each in eight evaluation categories: Shot Options, Layout Variety, Challenge, Distinctiveness, Aesthetics, Conditioning, Character and Fun. The average scores of five
To give those in the field who are heading over to Australia for next week’s Presidents Cup a little extra time to recover from jet lag–including U.S. playing captain Tiger Woods–this week’s Hero World Challenge has a special Wednesday start and Saturday finish. Of the 18 players teeing off at the Albany Golf Club in
8:41 AM ET Spain’s Jon Rahm has been named the 2019 European Tour Golfer of the Year. Rahm finished the year as the No. 1 ranked player on the Euro Tour with victories at the Irish Open, Spanish Open and the World Tour Championship in Dubai. He finished second at the BMW PGA Championship and
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After visiting Winged Foot Golf Club in preparation for the 2006 U.S. Open, Phil Mickelson asked Callaway club designer Roger Cleveland to make him a 64-degree wedge with a lot less bounce than normal. Phil wanted help playing out of Winged Foot’s deep bunkers and getting the ball to stop quicker on its undulating greens.