Golf Digest's Alex Myers and Joel Beall are back to recap the Sony Open in Hawaii and to offer their fantasy picks for this week's CareerBuilder Challenge. Can Adam Hadwin post another 59 like he did a year ago at this event? Or do the guys like other players, such as defending champion Hudson Swafford. The guys debate.
In 2001, 17-year-old Ty Tryon became the youngest player to earn his PGA Tour card through qualifying school. Billed as a future superstar, Tryon barely lasted more than a full season. Some 15 years later, we wanted to know what exactly happened, and that led to our chase, both the literal and figurative variety, of Ty Tryon. In digging into this story, we spoke with people from Ty’s past: his former coaches, teammates, his caddie, other journalists who covered him, and more. The result is...
Golf Digest editors Alex Myers and Joel Beall recap the start of the season at Kapalua and make their selections for this week's Sony Open in Hawaii. The guys discuss whether the crazy low numbers from a year ago at Waialae Country Club will be seen again in 2018—and who you should be picking to take advantage of the scoring.
Golf Digest's Alex Myers and Joel Beall, our fantasy golf experts, are back for 2018 as the PGA Tour returns with the Sentry Tournament of Champions. The guys preview the event at Kapalua Resort in Hawaii (where reigning player of the year Justin Thomas is the defending champion) as well as take a look at the season ahead.
Golf Digest's Ryan Herrington, Sam Weinman, Joel Beall and Keely Levins discuss the year in golf 2017, the highs (Justin Thomas, U.S. Presidents Cup team), the lows (Rules snafus, Donald Trump), the biggest surprises (Tiger's comeback), the sentimental stories (Sergio gets his major) and what we’ll remember most from the past 12 months.
Golf Digest's Max Adler talks to Julian Suri, a 26-year-old former All-American at Duke who jumped from 1,148th on the World Ranking to start 2017 to 62nd at the end of the year, thanks to a solid season on the European Tour that included a victory at the Made in Demark tournament. Suri discusses his circuitous route to pro golf, his decision to play on the European Tour and his goals for the future.
Golf Digest's Keely Levins talks with Lexi Thompson as they recap an eventful—and successful—2017 season for the 22-year-old LPGA star. Thompson, playing alongside Tony Finau and competing against the men at this week's QBE Shootout, discusses her thoughts about the past year and what she's focusing on with her game in preparation for 2018.
Golf Digest's Ryan Herrington, Alex Myers, Joel Beall and Brian Wacker discuss the competitive return of Tiger Woods at this week's Hero World Challenge. We break down what's different about this comeback in the Bahamas and the optimism, fueled by fellow players and fans, over just what to expect from the 14-time major champion this week and beyond.
Golf Digest's Alex Myers interviews Gerina and Martin Piller, the first couple of golf. The wife-husband team talk about what it's like for both of them to compete professionally on their respective tours, and how they balance their careers with their family life. The Pillers describe their humorous courtship and the novel ways they can support each other (and their game) while apart.
Golf Digest's Alex Myers and Joel Beall review Patton Kizzire's win in Mexico, the controversial finish at the Schwab Cup and their fantasy best bets at the final official fall tournament, the RSM Classic at Sea Island. Could this week find another player—Ollie Schniederjans perhaps?—grab his first PGA Tour title? Our guys break it down.
Golf Digest's Alex Myers and Joel Beall are back to break down the field at the OHL Classic at Mayakoba, where Rickie Fowler is among the highest ranked players in the field. Can defending champ Pat Perez repeat, or will a young player like Chesson Hadley or Beau Hossler carry over their solid play from Vegas and bring it to Mexico?
The former world No. 1 and golf Hall of Famer joins Max Adler in our 1 World Trade Center studio to talk about his new business venture with Verizon, the "Shark Experience," which seeks to transform how we spend our time in golf carts. You can read more about it here: https://www.golfdigest.com/story/greg-normans-new-business-venture-aims-to-make-the-golf-course-experience-bigger-and-better
Golf Digest's Joel Beall and Stephen Hennessey pick through the field at the Shriners Hospitals for Children Open at TPC Summerlin outside of Las Vegas. The guys explore local favorites, like UNLV alum Charley Hoffman, as well as a few other players who might be off your radar but are worth a look.
A different type of guest this week as we speak with Adam Rolston, who this summer played golf across Mongolia, traveling 1,200 miles and needing 20,093 shots over 82 days. You can also read more about his amazing journey along with his friend and caddie Ron Rutland here: https://www.golfdigest.com/story/conquering-the-worlds-longest-golf-hole-mongolia
With the release of Golf Digest's biennial 50 Best Teachers in America list, Matthew Rudy joins Sam Weinman to talk about how the list is instructed, why certain teachers rank ahead of others, and the growing influence of technology in golf instruction.
Golf Digest's Alex Myers and Stephen Hennessey break down the CIMB Classic, the first of three straight PGA Tour events in Asia. Two-time defending champion (and 2017 FedEx Cup winner) Justin Thomas is an obvious here, but the guys debate some other golfers to consider as well, including Brendan Steele, Charl Schwartzel and Ian Poulter.