Okay – This Time Tiger Really IS Back

By Charles Jay Yes, Tiger Woods is back – we think. Well, let’s put it this way – if he doesn’t do it this time, he is stiffing his won tournament. That’s what the Hero World Challenge is, as it benefits his foundation. It is scheduled for December 1-4 at Albany in the Bahamas, and


OHL Classic Features McDowell, Furyk, Knox

By Charles Jay The OHL Classic is played at El Camaleón Gold Club, a course in Playa Del Carmen (Mexico) that was designed by Greg Norman, who added a twist when he installed a cavern underneath the 7th hole fairway. It has drawn all the top players; that is, who have been regulars on the


Ex-UNLV Star Moore Heads Vegas Field

By Charles Jay The Shriners Hospitals For Children Open in Las Vegas has had a lot of different names over the years, but it still stands today, as one of the “early” events on the PGA Tour schedule, shifting from its spot early in the calendar year to one that coincides with the new construction


Rory vs. Dustin – Showdown in Shanghai

By Charles Jay At the World Golf Championships event in Shanghai this week – the HSBC Champions – the field is star-studded, without a doubt. Yes, it’s a signal that the “season” is getting into full swing (please pardon the pun). And barring an insurgence from someone like, say, Justin Thomas or Hideki Matsuyama, the


McIlroy Among Stars at WGC-HSBC

By Charles Jay The HSBC Champions, otherwise known as the World Golf Championships-HSBC Champions, brings together a much stronger field than the two previous events, the Safeway Open and the CIMB Classic, as the new “season” is underway. This week, at the Sheshan International Golf Club in Shanghai, the event welcomes eight of the top


Casey and Scott Among Favorites at CIMB

By Charles Jay Looking at the golf betting odds, we see a tightly-bunched group at the top as the PGA Tour moves to Malaysia for the CIMB Classic, which begins Thursday on Golf Channel. Paul Casey, who has been wickedly consistent lately, is one of the co-favorites, along with Patrick Reed, Adam Scott and Hideki


Thomas Seeks Repeat in CIMB

By Charles Jay Justin Thomas has all the shots, including some that almost no other players have, according a couple of the people who have caddied for him. He also astounds people by how far he can drive the ball for someone who is only 5-10 and 145 pounds. And golf bettors are probably going


Tiger Out of Safeway; Casey, Lefty Among Favorites

By Charles Jay The return of Tiger Woods will have to be delayed for a little longer. How long? Frankly, that’s anybody’s guess. Woods, who had announced his return to PGA Tour golf after about fourteen months to play in the Safeway Open, told his public late Monday that he won’t be playing after all.


Tiger Paired Up With Star Power This Week

By Charles Jay When it was confirmed that Tiger Woods would be returning to the PGA Tour this week, who would have known that he could actually be upstaged at the very first venue by somebody else. Yet, that is the case, although we say that somewhat tongue-in-cheek. Events on the tour often carry with


No Secret: Tiger’s Back – Will Play Safeway Open

By Charles Jay Could Tiger Woods make an impact on the PGA Tour again? We are about to find out, although the road back may be a little slow. Woods has outlined a number of tournament appearances he plans on making in the coming months; this includes the Turkish Airlines Open and the Hero World