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The PGA Tour needs to hurry up and punish players like J.B. Holmes

J.B. Holmes picked up his first PGA Tour victory since 2015 on Sunday when he fought off Justin Thomas to win the Genesis Open at famed Riviera CC in Los Angeles. But all that anyone wanted to talk about, both during, and after the final round was how dreadfully slow Holmes played. The criticisms we


PGA Tour Announces Major Player Dress Code Change

The PGA Tour is going to be experiencing some pretty warm weather in the next few weekends with trips to Mexico, Puerto Rico, and Florida all on the schedule. Fortunately for the golfers, they’ll get to prepare for the courses a little more comfortably thanks to the newly-revised dress code.


Who'll tee it up in Detroit? Tournament brass recruiting PGA Tour's stars

Here's what we know, so far, about the PGA Tour's first-ever tournament to take place inside the city limits of Detroit:. The Rocket Mortgage Classic will be June 27-30. It'll be at Detroit Golf Club, the historic Donald Ross beauty located south of Seven Mile and west of Woodward Avenue. The course


Fantasy Insider: World Golf Championships-Mexico Championship

Brooks Koepka will make his fourth start this season at the World Golf Championships-Mexico Championship. (Getty Images) If you play PGA TOUR Fantasy Golf, only the World Golf Championships-Mexico Championship contributes to the game, so this week's Fantasy Insider focuses on that tournament. Howeve


In defense of J.B. Holmes: Why the PGA Tour’s slow play problem has nothing to do with one guy

Two days after golf’s tastemakers — in the broadcast booth, on social media, and in the media-media — collectively excoriated J.B. Holmes for grinding the Genesis Open’s final nine holes to a near-halt, I submit to you this simple idea: It is not his responsibility to play fast. He has little incent


Phil Mickelson responded to new PGA Tour rule with a photo of himself in shorts and people can't stop staring at his calves

The PGA Tour approved a new rule that will allow golfers to wear shorts during practice rounds and Pro-Am events. Phil Mickelson voiced his approval of the new rule with a photo on social media of himself in shorts.


PGA Tour DFS, 2019 WGC-Mexico Championship: Top DraftKings, FanDuel daily fantasy golf picks

Before you set your PGA DFS lineups on DraftKings or FanDuel for the 2019 WGC-Mexico Championship, you need to hear what Mike McClure has to say. McClure is a DFS pro with nearly $2 million in career winnings, and he's been red-hot on his PGA Tour picks this season. McClure is also a predictive data


Thanks to the PGA Tour for freeing Phil Mickelson’s sculpted calves

Big news dropped for PGA Tour golfers on Monday (and no, we're not being sarcastic here): Players will be able to wear shorts for practice and pro-am rounds. That will allow players' lower limbs to breath before they have to be put under pants again during tournaments. Judging by the reaction by gol


What exactly is the PGA Tour’s Pace of Play policy? Here are the basics

On the heels of J.B. Holmes’s win at Riviera, the Tour’s Pace of Play policy has been thrust back into the spotlight. But what exactly is the Pace of Play policy on Tour?. Golf Channel’s George Savaricas tweeted the Tour’s official document, which lists the guidelines.


Tony Romo Set To Compete In A PGA Tour Event

Former Dallas Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo is an avid golfer, having attempted to qualify for the U.S. Open while he played in the NFL. The current CBS Sports broadcaster is taking another shot at professional golf later this spring.


Tony Romo will tee off at Byron Nelson for 2nd PGA Tour chance

DALLAS (AP) — Former Dallas Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo will get to play at home when he gets another shot on the PGA Tour. Romo, now the lead NFL analyst for CBS, has accepted a sponsor’s exception to play in the AT&T Byron Nelson tournament at Trinity Forest Golf Club in May. He is a member of t


Phil Mickelson’s glorious calves, J.B. Holmes’ glacial pace, and one tour pro's creative way to combat slow play

Welcome to another edition of The Grind, where we're impressed by the power of Golf Twitter. Within a matter of days, Matt Kuchar was shamed into paying an extra $45,000 to the caddie who helped him win in November, and J.B. Holmes was shamed into, well, nothing actually. But boy, did he get roasted


How big of a deal is slow play in professional golf?

Over the last couple of weeks, there has been plenty of talk of slow play regarding some of the players on tour. Discussions reached a fevered pitch Sunday at the Genesis Open. On the back nine, J.B. Holmes added to his reputation for slow play after taking a minute and a half to hit a putt.


DiMeglio: Don’t blame J.B. Holmes, PGA Tour is in no hurry to fix slow play

MEXICO CITY - With the golf tournament nearing its end, a camera zoomed in on two ducks on the bank behind the 18th green. Without hesitation, the announcer said the cute chicks were eggs when the last group of the day began play.


PGA Tour to allow players to wear shorts in practice rounds and pro-ams

There are not many similarities between professional players and the average hack. But, at least from Monday to Wednesday, all golfers are united under a single pursuit: leg liberation.


PGA Tour players rejoice decision to allow shorts during practice rounds

The PGA Tour announced on Monday that it will allow players to wear shorts during practice and pro-am rounds effective immediately. As instantaneous as that decision was, the reaction from pros was just as quick.


Tony Romo to return to PGA Tour at AT&T Byron Nelson

DALLAS — Former Dallas Cowboys quarterback and CBS announcer Tony Romo has accepted a sponsor’s exemption to play in the PGA Tour’s AT&T Byron Nelson Championship, May 9-12, at his home course, Trinity Forest Golf Club.


PGA Tour contemplating cut to top 65 and ties

MEXICO CITY (AP) - The PGA Tour again is taking a close look at changing the size of its cuts, and this time the idea appears to have some legs. One topic at the first Player Advisory Council meeting last Tuesday at Riviera was to change the 36-hole cut from top 70 and ties to top 65 and ties, which


Tony Romo gets sponsor's exemption to play in PGA Tour's Byron Nelson

Tony Romo will follow his Pebble Beach Pro-Am appearance by playing in his hometown AT&T Byron Nelson. Tournament organizers announced Tuesday that Romo has accepted a sponsor's exemption to play in the May 9-12 tournament in Dallas. Romo, who will play as an amateur, is a member of Trinity Forest G


WGC-Mexico Championship: This PGA Tour stat could predict success this week at Chapultepec

In the two years the WGC-Mexico Championship has been contested over the Club de Golf Chapultepec layout, the ability to get up and down after missing the green has been one of the key PGA Tour stats portending success at the course. In the inaugural playing of the event in 2017, Dustin Johnson conv