Johnson Wins Irene-Shortened Barclays While Others’ Season Ends

Dustin Johnson shot out of the gate in the third and final round of the Barclays, grabbing a piece of the lead following back-to-back birdies to start off his round. Three more birdies and one eagle against one dropped shot left Johnson ahead of the pack and playing partner Matt Kuchar with nine holes to … Read more…

Hurricane Irene Blows Away Final 18 Holes at the Barclays

At 12:30 p.m. on Friday, the PGA Tour announced just how it was planning on dealing with the impending arrival of Hurricane Irene atPlainfield Country Club. “We weighed all the options available to us, and under normal circumstances, we would obviously prefer to complete 72 holes,” PGA Tour commissioner Tim Finchem said in an e-mail. … Read more…

TaylorMade-Adidas Killing the Marketing Game at the Playoffs

For the past five years, we’ve been force-fed these FedEx Cup Playoffs as the way to find out who was the best golfer on the PGA Tour. Said golfer will receive a nice lump of change for performing so well, but a theme that has emerged over the past few weeks is the reason for … Read more…

Who’s In and Who’s Out of the FedEx Cup’s First Round; Tee Times

By all accounts, 2011 has been a pretty weird year on the PGA Tour. There have been eight rookie winners, 12-first time winners and for only the second time since World War II, all four major champions were first-time major champs. Along that same line, the big name players that we have become accustomed to … Read more…

No Moving Ball Tricks: Simpson Finally Wins in Greensboro

While some of the big names on the PGA Tour were taking the week off in preparation for the five-week haul that is the FedEx Cup Playoffs, others were trying to improve their stead. For Webb Simpson, ranked 12th in the standings coming into the Wyndham Championship in Greensboro, he redeemed himself from his misfortunes earlier in … Read more…