Jun
11
2014
By WUP Staff under US Open

Welcome to not your Father’s U.S. Open. With no rough, no one is quite sure how Pinehurst No. 2 will play. But fear not, Wei Under Par will boldly attempt to help you make last minute fantasy line-up decisions by offering a statistical analysis of the players in the field. Despite wall-to-wall Golf Channel coverage, I have […]

Feb
5
2014

Peyton Manning did make the trip to play in the AT&T National Pebble Beach Pro-Am, after all. He was a last-minute addition to the field after the Seattle Seahawks throttled the esteemed quarterback and his Denver Broncos just three days ago in the 48th edition of the Super Bowl.

Aug
8
2013
By Stephanie Wei under By the Numbers

Predicting golf is a fool’s game, and yet, we can’t help ourselves because it’s a cruel addiction. That said, for those of you who are mulling over your Fantasy Golf line-ups and betting slips, or simply wanting to sound smart around your golf buddies, here are some statistics that the winner of the PGA Championship […]

Jun
12
2013
By WUP Staff under By the Numbers

As loyal readers know — hi, mom! — By the Numbers is generally a look back on the previous week’s tournament, but with all due respect to Harris English, who I hear is a great guy, it’s U.S. OPEN WEEK! With that in mind, this week’s column is going to look at some of the […]

Feb
7
2013

The first round of the AT&T Pebble Beach National Pro-Am kicked off this morning at the three different venues: Pebble Beach Golf Links, SpyGlass Hill Golf Course and Monterey Peninsula Country Club, Shore Course. Rookie Henrik Norlander is off to a fast start — he’s five-under through 11 at Pebble. Hunter Mahan is five-under through nine […]

Feb
6
2013

We saw some entertaining antics that veer from golf’s usual decorum at the Waste Management Phoenix Open last week. Well, the “fun” continues at Pebble Beach, where the rich and the famous play with the pros for the “pro-am” portion of the event. It’s probably just me, but it seems like there are more bold-faced […]

Jan
21
2013

I probably shouldn’t admit what I’m about to say, but it’ll give you an idea of just how glamorous my life on tour is. On Saturday evening at dinner a few friends and I were chatting about golf (what else? /eyeroll) and we were guessing what 54-hole leader Scott Stallings had to shoot or the […]

Oct
15
2012
By Stephanie Wei under PGA Tour

Besides Jonas Blixt’s can’t-miss-red shoes, what stood out on Sunday at the Frys.com Open was that he closed a tournament with conviction. I took a gamble and tuned in to the Golf Channel yesterday afternoon to see if anything worth watching was happening in the second event of the last-ever “Fall Series” — due to […]

Feb
27
2012

About every 5-7 events, the PGA Tour does a “reshuffle” of the guys who earned their 2012 cards via the Nationwide Tour or Q-School in 2011. What the heck does that mean? I came across Scott Stallings’ blog post from a year ago and he does an excellent job breaking it down:

Jan
23
2012
By Stephanie Wei under PGA Tour

Mark Wilson methodically played his way to a two-shot victory over Robert Garrigus, Johnson Wagner and John Mallinger, on Sunday at the Humana Challenge. This is Wilson’s fifth career PGA Tour win (2011 Waste Management Phoenix Open, 2011 Sony Open in Hawaii, 2009 Mayakoba Golf Classic and 2007 Honda Classic). Dating back to the start […]