Posts tagged with: "Tour Championship"

QUICK TAKE: Scores Of Eyeballs Trained On A Comeback Nearing Completion View More
Tiger Woods plays his shot from the sixth tee during the third round of the Tour Championship golf tournament at East Lake Golf Club. (Photo credit: Christopher Hanewinckel-USA TODAY Sports)

QUICK TAKE: Scores Of Eyeballs Trained On A Comeback Nearing Completion

ATLANTA, GEORGIA | Very few things can make Southerners turn away from college football. Saturdays down South start with a dawn tailgate and end with barbecue ribs, deviled eggs and whatever Pac-12 game leads SEC fans to say “bless their hearts.” In between, no fewer than four games are watched,…

QUICK TAKE: Tiger-Inspired Throngs Hark Back To Two Decades Past View More
Tiger Woods (Photo credit: Butch Dill-USA TODAY Sports)

QUICK TAKE: Tiger-Inspired Throngs Hark Back To Two Decades Past

ATLANTA, GEORGIA | Biggest crowd ever is just a guess, but it’s a good one. I’ve been attending the Tour Championship since the 1980s and covering it at East Lake Golf Club since the first iteration back in 1998 when Hal Sutton stuffed a 4-wood into the 18th to win….

QUICK TAKE: Woods Achieves Another Goal With East Lake Return View More
Tiger Woods leads the PGA Tour in strokes gained approaching the green. (Photo Credit: Bill Streicher-USA TODAY Sports)

QUICK TAKE: Woods Achieves Another Goal With East Lake Return

ATLANTA, GEORGIA | For all the understandable talk about Tiger Woods playing his way into the 30-man field at the Tour Championship this week at East Lake Golf Club, it almost overshadows the fact it’s only the third time since 2009 that Woods has teed it up in the season-ending…

NEWS: PGA Tour Seeks Simplicity With FedEx Cup Revamp View More
This will be the final year where different players can win the Tour Championship and FedEx Cup. (Photo: Butch Dill, USA Today Sports)

NEWS: PGA Tour Seeks Simplicity With FedEx Cup Revamp

The FedEx Cup playoffs will be both richer and easier to follow beginning next season thanks to changes announced Tuesday by PGA Tour Commissioner Jay Monahan. Having previously announced the playoff series will go from four events to three in the 2018-19 season, Monahan announced the finale at East Lake…

QUICK TAKE: Simpson On A Positive Path View More
Webb Simpson (Photo credit: Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)

QUICK TAKE: Simpson On A Positive Path

ATLANTA – For five years, Webb Simpson had his golf life laid out for him, just one of the perks that came with winning the 2012 U.S. Open at the Olympic Club. And for a time, Simpson played on Ryder Cup teams and Presidents Cup teams, winning four times as…

QUICK TAKE: Perez Relishing The High Life View More
At age 41, Pat Perez had a career year and reached the Tour Championship for the first time. (Photo Credit: Mark Konezny-USA TODAY Sports)

QUICK TAKE: Perez Relishing The High Life

ATLANTA | It took Pat Perez only 16 years to play in the Tour Championship so it’s understandable that the PGA Tour’s free spirit intends to enjoy every minute of his time at East Lake Golf Club. “It’s awesome to be here,” Perez said Wednesday. What’s not to like? Reaching…