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7 numbers that tell just how great Billy Casper was

Billy Casper died on Saturday, rightfully setting off a series of tributes to a great champion and person. Stringing all those stories together was the sentiment that Casper was underrated as a golfer. At some...
Monday, 2/9/2015 at 11:59AM
News & Tours

You probably didn't notice: Amateur Jon Rahm's T-5 at TPC Scottsdale puts him in rare company

Jon Rahm isn't on the PGA Tour yet, but he already has one of golf's great nicknames. And now he also has one of the best performances by an amateur in recent tour history. Rahm,...
Monday, 2/2/2015 at 10:26AM
Gear & Equipment

Chances are you don't hit your clubs quite as far as you say you do

We all know recreational golfers who, out of ego or ignorance, embellish their skills on occasion. (OK, maybe more like on regular occasion.) Save for a purposeful eye roll, it's difficult to challenge them...
Thursday, 1/29/2015 at 10:26AM
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Is Bill Haas the best player never to contend at a major?

With his second Humana Challenge victory, Bill Haas picked up his sixth career PGA Tour title. That number is nothing to sneeze at -- especially in this era where professional golf is more global and...
Monday, 1/26/2015 at 1:06PM
News & Tours

Jack Nicklaus didn't have his swing speed tested until he was 58 -- and it was still really, really fast

Jack Nicklaus never worked with launch monitors and TrackMans during his time on the PGA Tour. But when the 18-time major champ finally had his swing tested as a senior, Nicklaus showed why he had...
Thursday, 1/15/2015 at 1:04PM
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9 numbers that sum up Jordan Spieth's incredible two-week stretch of golf

No, neither were official PGA Tour events, but what Jordan Spieth has done versus some elite competition the past two weeks is remarkable. His back-to-back wins now give him three official worldwide victories as a...
Monday, 12/8/2014 at 10:37AM
Instruction

5 statistical oddities from the 2014 PGA Tour season

Richie Hunt is a statistician of the Bill James ilk. He works with tour pros like Daniel Summerhays, Ben Crane and Brian Gay by analyzing mounds of data and deducing from it strategies to help...
Tuesday, 12/2/2014 at 7:26AM
News & Tours

You probably didn't notice: Cameron Smith's impressive PGA Tour debut

Ryan Moore. Sergio Garcia. Gary Woodland. Kevin Na. Cameron Smith. Cameron Smith? A look at the CIMB Classic's final leader board may have drawn that reaction from even avid golf fans, but there's a good...
Monday, 11/3/2014 at 2:17PM
News & Tours

Step aside Jim Furyk, Sergio Garcia is the PGA Tour's new king of runner-ups

Jim Furyk's flurry of near-misses was one of the biggest storylines of the 2013-14 PGA Tour season. But another player has closed the gap when it comes to close calls. Related: Jim Furyk is...
Monday, 11/3/2014 at 10:49AM
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