PGA | Must-Haves | John Deere Classic

There is a bit of an “always the bridesmaid, never the bride” type feel to this week’s PGA Tour stop at the annual John Deere Classic. Held each year in Silvis, IL at the beautiful TPC Deere Run overlooking the Rock River, This is a contest that offers quite the shootout for the players amongst the rolling hills and undulations, as the winning scores here for the past decade have averaged close to -22. This par 71, 7,258- yard Parkland course was designed in 2000 by D.A. Weibring and has hosted this tournament ever since. Unfortunately, given the annual timing... Read More

PGA | Must-Haves | 3M Open

For the second week in a row the PGA Tour delves into the unknown, as another maiden tournament is on tap- this one taking place at TPC Twin Cities in Blaine, MN just north of downtown Minneapolis. It’s been decades since the PGA Tour has visited Minnesota but the 3M Open will be familiar to followers of the Champions Tour, which is held here each year. Those familiar with the event held on the Champions Tour will know that this is going to be another high-scoring, point and shoot birdie fest- not dissimilar to what we saw last week at... Read More

PGA | Must-Haves | Rocket Mortgage Classic

Once of the byproducts of this new and revamped PGA Tour schedule this year is that we have new tournaments added to the mix throughout the year. This week we head to Detroit, MI for the inaugural Rocket Mortgage Classic and the venerable old Detroit Golf Club, located just north of downtown in the University District neighborhood. This is the first time that Detroit Golf Club has hosted a tournament of any note, and so this week brings a foray into the unknown for not only the players, but for those of us playing DFS this week as well. We... Read More

PGA | Must-Haves | Travelers Championship

After what could be considered a stern test of a major at the U.S. Open at Pebble Beach (congrats Gary Woodland!), the PGA Tour shifts this week to a much easier test at TPC River Highlands in Cromwell, CT for the annual Travelers Championship. This is a course that has given up a 58 to Jim Furyk, a 60 to Patrick Cantlay, and a bevy of 61s over the years. So break out the red numbers and get ready for a birdie fest, because we are in for some scoring this week! TPC River Highlands is a typical parkland course... Read More

PGA | Must-Haves | U.S. Open

The excitement in the air is palpable this week for the third major of the year, as our national open heads to the venerable and iconic Pebble Beach Golf Links in Pebble Beach, CA for the 119th edition of the U.S. Open. All the biggest names in golf will tee it up this week, as each of the Top 60 of the WGR will be in attendance, as well as a bevy of other qualifiers and even amateur champions from across the world. In an odd twist of scheduling, this year some of the players in field will have already... Read More