BREAKING NEWS: New Protocols Will Eliminate Viewer Call-Ins View More
Lexi Thompson was one of several players who fell victim to the ability for viewers to report possible violations. Photo Credit: Gary A. Vasquez-USA TODAY Sports

BREAKING NEWS: New Protocols Will Eliminate Viewer Call-Ins

Don’t call. Don’t text. Don’t e-mail. Just go to the fridge, get another beverage, and be a fan.   If you’re watching golf on television and see what you think is a bad drop, an improper ball replacement, a grain of sand being dislodged in a bunker or someone inadvertently…

The Call-In Hall Of Fame

The Call-In Hall Of Fame

1980 MONY Tournament of Champions – A TV microphone picks up Lee Trevino talking about Tom Watson suggesting Trevino change his stance during the final round. After a viewer reports it, officials penalize Watson two strokes. Watson, who was leading the tournament, went on to win anyway.    READ: New…

QUICK TAKE: Supporters Address Golf’s Ailing State In Scotland

QUICK TAKE: Supporters Address Golf’s Ailing State In Scotland

EDINBURGH, SCOTLAND | A picture of the Titanic on the big screen played its part in startling the 511 supporters of Scottish golf who chose to attend a conference Saturday at Edinburgh’s International Conference Centre instead of heading for the links. At a stage when 90 golfers each week are…

QUICK TAKE: Woods (68) Penning A Mesmerizing Bahamas Tale View More
Tiger Woods during the second round of the Hero World Challenge at Albany. (Photo credit: Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images)

QUICK TAKE: Woods (68) Penning A Mesmerizing Bahamas Tale

For a few moments early Friday afternoon, it was there. Tiger Woods was leading the Hero World Challenge. Social media was sizzling with the news. Friday afternoon golf from the Bahamas had become must-see viewing. If Woods’ opening 69 in his return to competitive golf on Thursday had been a…

QUICK TAKE: Golf World Watches As Woods Shoots 69 View More
Tiger Woods during the first round of the Hero World Challenge. (Photo credit: Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images)

QUICK TAKE: Golf World Watches As Woods Shoots 69

Think about this for a moment: At what point – or how often Thursday – did you think about, check into or find a screen to watch what Tiger Woods was doing in his latest return to competitive golf? It happened, didn’t it? That’s who Tiger is, even after all…

QUICK TAKE: Woods ‘Loving Life’ As Latest Comeback Dawns View More
Tiger Woods during the 2017 Presidents Cup at Liberty National Golf Club (Photo credit: Scott Halleran/PGA TOUR)

QUICK TAKE: Woods ‘Loving Life’ As Latest Comeback Dawns

With one image, Tiger Woods explained the difference in where he’s been and where he is now as he readies for his return to competitive golf Thursday in the Bahamas at the Hero World Challenge. “The neatest thing is to get out of bed and grab a club and not…

QUICK TAKE: New Events, Q-School Changes On 2018 LPGA Docket View More
LPGA commissioner Mike Whan (Photo credit: Sam Greenwood/Getty Images)

QUICK TAKE: New Events, Q-School Changes On 2018 LPGA Docket

NAPLES, FLORIDA | As is his custom, Mike Whan came in costume. Two years ago at the CME Group Tour Championship, the commissioner donned a cheesehead to announce a new event in Wisconsin. Last year he put on a kilt to confirm the addition of the Women’s Scottish Open to…