The PGA Tour’s FedEx Cup Playoffs get underway at the Barclay’s this week at Bethpage Black and we discuss the favorites along with our final impressions of golf’s return to the Olympics. Also, leave the course as you found it, who will be Darren Clarke’s captain picks for the European Ryder Cup team and a recap of our local Canal Cup matches.
We look back at the Men’s Olympic Golf competition and the John Deere Classic and preview the Women’s Olympic Golf tournament along with the PGA regular season finale at the Wyndham Championship. Also, a review of G/FORE golf shoes and golf gloves and how to stay out of the Lost and Found bin at the Pro Shop.
Doug Brown and Kevin Schweitz join Bob LaPrade and Jim Sinicropi to talk about Davis Love III winning a PGA Tour event at age 51, Tiger Woods’ final appearance of the season, and a strange thing about the new U.S. Men’s Amateur champion’s golf clubs. Also, a review of a revolutionary new putting grip from Garsen Golf and a recap of the 2015 Canal Cup Matches held at Silver Creek Golf Course in Waterloo, NY on Saturday.
Jessica Lahr brings you this week’s top local news and your weekend weather outlook. Also, Phish comes to Watkins Glen, Wine Symposium 2015 in Geneva, and a discussion about the expansive restaurant and culinary scene in Auburn, NY.
Jason Day breaks through in the season’s final major and Rhett Ticconi, Dennis Leahy and Doug Brown join Jim Sinicropi and Bob LaPrade to talk about all the action at Whistling Straits. Also, a review of what may just be the perfect polo, Criquet Golf Shirts and our Zen Tip of the Week.
This week we are joined by Seneca Falls Country Club 9-time club champion Mark Hylwa to talk about playing your best golf under pressure. Also, a review of Timber Banks, the new Jack Nicklaus design in Baldwinsville, NY. Then, Bob’s Pick of the Week is a great book by Bob Rotella, hole 10 of our Finger Lakes Dream 18 is coming out of Cayuga County, and this week’s Zen Tip will have you thinking about your post-shot routine.
Jim Sinicropi sits in for Harold Weber to recap the first full weekend of football. From Section V High School action, to Syracuse’s loss to Northwestern, to Doug Marrone’s opener as head coach of the Buffalo Bills. Also, did you see who Texas hired as the defensive coordinator? Unbelievable!