Welcome to the most-anticipated week of the year for golfers and fans! — yep, the season’s first major is finally here. Before I get into everything you need to know about watching the Masters, I’ve been asked a gazillion times if I’m in Augusta and/or why I’m not there, so let’s address that first. (continue reading…)
Tiger Woods continues to cruise on what will very likely be his seventh victory at the Farmers Insurance Open (and his eight at Torrey Pines when you include the 2008 U.S. Open) and his 75th on the PGA Tour, which will occur on Monday afternoon Eastern Standard Time.
Saturday was a wash-out due to fog — err, excuse me, the marine layer.
With eleven holes left to play in the final round, Woods has a seven-shot lead, with defending champion Brandt Snedeker and Nick Watney as his closest contenders. (continue reading…)
PGA Tour Commissioner Tim Finchem, who was joined by CBS Sports Chairman Sean McManus and NBC Sports Group Chairman Mark Lazarus via the phone, held a press conference at TPC Boston, the site of this week’s Deutsche Bank Championship, to announce that the Tour has reached nine-year television agreements with CBS and NBC, extending rights through 2021. (continue reading…)