Can a golfer hit their ball out of water instead of taking a relief drop?

Every golfer who has ever played golf long enough has hit their golf ball into a water hazard — known these days as a penalty area. It’s an inevitable part of playing golf anywhere outside of a desert, and even then, a whole lot of desert golf courses manage to create ponds and watery areas. […]

2024 Waste Management Phoenix Open format, cut rules and playoff format

The 2024 Waste Management Phoenix Open format remains unchanged this year, with the PGA Tour event played at TPC Scottsdale in Scottsdale, Ariz. The 2024 Waste Management Phoenix Open field is 132 players. The Waste Management Phoenix Open field is made up of a variety of players, namely 25 top-50 players in the world and […]

Why the PGA Tour won’t (usually) play on Tuesday to finish a tournament

On the rare occasion, a PGA Tour event faces a bad weather forecast, making it impractical or impossible to finish a tournament on Sunday. The PGA Tour does its best to make sure a tournament is completed with 72 holes of play, and sometimes that means going to a Monday finish. However, you’ll almost never […]

What is the cost of playing golf on Kapalua Plantation Course?

You’ve seen the par-5 18th and the incredible views of the Pacific Ocean on TV, when the PGA Tour holds The Sentry at Kapalua Plantation Course on Maui in Hawaii. You want to give it a shot yourself and see if you can tame it as well the rest of one of Bill Coore and […]

Who will be Tiger Woods’ new caddie for the 2023 Hero World Challenge?

Tiger Woods has a new caddie on the bag this week at the 2023 Hero World Challenge in the Bahamas, but the looper is a familiar name to Woods and for many of Woods’ long-term fans. Rob McNamara is Woods’ caddie this week at Albany Golf Club, as Woods doesn’t have a full-time caddie after […]