Golf Chronicles Blog

AT&T Bonus Coverage—Tiger at Riviera

I couldn't resist.  Steve Young, Hall of Fame quarterback for the San Francisco 49'ers holed his chip off the green at the AT&T Pro-Am for a birdie 2.  Steve is a 14 handicap and seems to be enjoying golf more these days and this type of shot certainly brings you...

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AT&T Crowns Unlikely Winner

The stage was set for the final round at the AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am on Sunday.  Dustin Johnson, Jason Day, Rahm and Phil Mikelsen were all on top of the leaderboard to take down the leader-Tom Potter.  Who is Tom Potter?  He shot 62 at MPCC  on Saturday and had...

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AT&T Pro-AM

There are two very distinct highlights for this week's AT&T Pro-AM at Pebble Beach, California.  The first is the weather, which is the best I have ever seen here.  Temperatures are in the high seventies and there is little to no wind so you would think that the...

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Farmer’s Insurance Open at Torrey Pines

2018 marks the return of an injury-free Tiger Woods.  Questions persisted as to his ability to make a comeback that most fans relish.  The venue for this PGA event was Torrey Pines in San Diego, California.   Torrey Pines is among the finest public golf courses in the...

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Dustin Johnson Wins 2018 First Tour Event-Champions

The first tour event is always the Tournament of Champions played in Kapalua, Hawaii.  The event features all 34 players who won in 2017 on the PGA Tour and the top 5 in the World Rankings.   Notably absent from this list was last year's winner Justin Thomas and...

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Pebble Beach Homeowner’s Tournament

We played in the Pebble Beach Homeowner's Tournament yesterday at the venerable Pebble Beach Golf Links.  It was my tenth consecutive year of playing in this event.  The tournament is sponsored by the Pebble Beach Company and it is for homeowners within the 17 Mile...

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Rules Changes-Common Sense 101

On May 1, 2017, we wrote a blog post on the plight of Lexi Thompson who lost a PGA event after being penalized for a putt that was allegedly mis marked.  The penalty was a result of a TV viewer calling in the infraction to tournament officials.   It was a pretty...

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The Return of Tiger

The world of Golf just received an early Christmas present-the return of Tiger Woods to competition on the PGA Tour.  It has been interesting watching and reading about Tiger's return during the Hero's Challenge in Bermuda.  It is an event where he is the host playing...

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Professional Lesson in November

The 14th of November, 2017 was a glorious day especially being at a golf course-any golf course and today we were at Cordevalle GC in San Martin, California.  Mother Nature unfolded a picture-perfect day with nary a cloud in the sky.  Rains in the days preceding the...

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Steve Young/Jerry Rice Golf Classic

The annual Steve Young/Jerry Rice Golf Classic was held again at Cordevalle G.C. on October 16.  This is a charity event that benefits the Forever Young Foundation and the Tech Museum in San Jose.  I've been playing and supporting this event for the past nine years...

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