What do you think about the players who've complained about this year's PGA Tour schedule, which was condensed for golf's return to the Olympics? It's demanding, but that's why winning it means so much.
The FedEx Cup is all about the $10 million bonus at the end of the four playoff events. For a dozen or so Americans, the only cup that matters now is one that doesn't pay a dime. The Ryder Cup couldn't be ignored Thursday. Patrick Reed shared the lead after the opening round at the Barclays. Rickie Fowler, J.B. Holmes and Kevin Chappell were among those one shot behind. All four of them are very much in the mix to make the U.S. team, with qualifying for the top eight spots ending after this week. "Of course it's on my mind," Reed said after his 5-under 66 gave him a share of the lead with Martin Laird. It's easy to forget about the FedEx Cup and its big bonus because there are still 15 rounds
The first tournament in the PGA Tour’s playoff run is being played at Bethpage State Park’s world-renowned Black Course in New York, a layout that’s also hosted two U.S. Opens. “The Black,” as it’s infamously known, is just one of five golf courses — all open to the public — at Bethpage, which sees approximately 300,000 rounds per year. The Black is the most storied (and feared) of the color-coded courses at Bethpage, so it’s only natural that it overshadows its neighbors. Following is a rundown of five of the best courses in the U.S. that perhaps don’t always get the attention they deserve because of a more heralded layout at the same property that hosts PGA Tour events. All are public or resort