Author Archives: Kristian Traylor

The NCAA Golf Championship is Freaking Awesome

By Tyler Olson Much is made nowadays about the best format for golf on television. Some people say that stroke play – the format used for in both the Olympics and the PGA Tour – is the most complete all-around … Continue reading

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The Rules of Golf Have Officially Cost Someone a Major Championship

By Tyler Olson Lexi Thompson played the ANA Inspiration, the LPGA’s first major of the year, in four fewer shots than any of her competitors.  But, because golf, she lost in a playoff. On Sunday, Thompson was walking from the … Continue reading

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The USGA and R&A Propose Several Welcomed Rule Changes to Simplify the Game

By Tyler Olson The USGA and the R&A lit up the golf world on Wednesday with a list of proposed rule changes to modernize the game. Some are great and some are questionable, but overall, they represent a welcomed rethinking … Continue reading

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How to Really Grow the Game

By Tyler Olson                 Everyone’s always talking about the next best way to “grow the game.” Golf’s been in a tough economic spot for the past few years due to a dwindling base of players and we want to find … Continue reading

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The media needs to back off the Tiger coverage if and when he comes back

By Tyler Olson                 It’s a familiar cycle by now. Tiger Woods comes back to play on the PGA Tour. The media covers it like it’s the second (or third, or fourth) coming of Christ. Tiger plays golf that ranges … Continue reading

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Justin Thomas’ Game Examined

By Tyler Olson                 It seems Justin Thomas is no longer content being known to the rest of the golf world as “Jordan Spieth’s friend who is on the PGA Tour too.” Most know that Thomas had an impressive amateur … Continue reading

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2017 Year Preview

By Tyler Olson                 Everyone for one reason or another seems to have had a rough time in 2016. On New Years eve, there were far more people out celebrating 2016’s eminent demise as opposed to reflecting positively on the … Continue reading

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Hero World Challenge: What we learned

By Tyler Olson Tiger Woods made his much-anticipated return last weekend at his own tournament, The Hero World Challenge, and didn’t actually do too bad.  He completed all four rounds- not a small accomplishment given his past- and although he … Continue reading

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So Tiger Woods is Coming Back this Week: What to Expect

By Tyler Olson                 Tiger Woods is going to play in a competitive golf tournament on Thursday for the first time in 470 days.  470 days ago, there were still seventeen people running in the Republican presidential primary.   The … Continue reading

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If Golfers Ran the World

By Tyler Olson                 Donald Trump is the next President of the United States of America. But a president isn’t a supreme dictator, he has dozens if not hundreds of people around him who help him do his job. The … Continue reading

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