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.
What is the biggest story in golf this week? Jim Furyk’s historic round of 58, golf returning to the Olympics for the first time since 1904, Nike’s big announcement that they are leaving the golf equipment industry, or Russell Knox winning for the second time this season at The Travelers?
The season’s third major is here as we take a look at the storylines and contenders at this week’s Open Championship at Royal Troon. We give our picks and also discuss another USGA rules controversy at the U.S. Women’s Open as well as the official Olympic golf roster and today’s announcement that Jordan Spieth won’t be in Rio.