Posts tagged with: "Honda Classic"

QUICK TAKE: Why Are The Top Players Skipping The Florida Swing? View More
Orlando Ramirez-USA TODAY Sports

QUICK TAKE: Why Are The Top Players Skipping The Florida Swing?

If you are looking for Dustin Johnson, Jordan Spieth or Phil Mickelson playing during the PGA Tour’s so-called Florida swing, you’re not going to find them. Why not? Blame it on the Tour schedule this year. None of those three players will tee it up in any of the Florida…

WATCH: Stefani Sheds Duds For Water Shot View More
Shawn Stefani

WATCH: Stefani Sheds Duds For Water Shot

PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. — Remember when Henrik Stenson stripped down to his skivvies to play a shot out of the water in 2009 at Doral? Shawn Stefani did the same thing Friday at the Honda Classic.   Having started his day on No. 10, the 35-year-old Texan pulled his…

QUICK TAKE: As Wife Battles Breast Cancer, Palmer Grabs Honda Lead

QUICK TAKE: As Wife Battles Breast Cancer, Palmer Grabs Honda Lead

PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. — Golf is just a game. Ryan Palmer understands that a whole lot more now. The Amarillo, Texas, native opened the Honda Classic by shooting 9-under 131 to put himself atop a busy leaderboard Friday afternoon at PGA National, but just being inside of the ropes…

QUICK TAKE: Kaymer Making Most of Sponsor Exemption View More
Jason Getz-USA TODAY Sports

QUICK TAKE: Kaymer Making Most of Sponsor Exemption

PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. — You wouldn’t expect a player who won a major less than three years ago to need a sponsor exemption, but that is the exact position Martin Kaymer finds himself in at the Honda Classic. Kaymer, the 2014 U.S. Open and Players Championship winner, lost the…

QUICK TAKE: PGA Tour Rookie Mistaken as Valet Staff View More
PGA Tour player J.T. Poston, with his PGA Tour card.

QUICK TAKE: PGA Tour Rookie Mistaken as Valet Staff

J.T. Poston is a PGA Tour player and not a member of the valet staff at PGA National. Apparently he needs to get more TV time to make sure everyone knows the difference. Poston, a lanky 23-year-old rookie with a young face, was walking to his car outside the resort’s…