Golf Channel analyst Brandel Chamblee is a bit like Skip Bayless. Bold, smart, and never wary of sharing his often bold opinions. Being that Rory McIlroy is among the very best golfers in the world, he’s a frequent topic of discussion for Chamblee. The two bumped heads last year when Chamblee criticized Rory’s workout habits, and now, their Twitter feud is flaring up again. It started when Chamblee claimed that the best drivers of the golf ball actually hit “down” on the ball, rather than “up” on it. That may sound stupid and wonky to non golf nerds (because it is), but it’s actually a pretty contentious take in the golf community. Then, he tried to prove his point by sharing this picture of
With the Aloha Swing behind us, the PGA Tour will make its 2017 mainland debut this week. Formerly the Bob Hope Classic, the CareerBuilder Challenge will present golf fans with a variety of different California courses to go along with a variety of different players, so it isn’t one to miss. 1. Bill Haas The Wake Forest product’s last PGA Tour win came at the 2015 CareerBuilder Challenge, so he’s picked a good time to snap back into form.
Golf.com is being accused of whiffing on its list of 2017’s Most Beautiful Women in Golf. It's not that the women aren't all beautiful, it's just they're not all pro golfers. Several tour pros did make the website’s list, including 2017’s LPGA Tour Rookie Nelly Korda and her sister Jessica, Belen Mozo, Danielle Kang, and Cheyenne Woods (a niece of Tiger Woods). But after that, some of the winners’ relationships to the sport are not quite as strong. Like former Miss America Kira Kazantsev, obviously pretty, but not a pro golfer. Or even a ranked amateur. And Melissa Jones, the gorgeous former Miss Idaho wife of pro golfer Matt Jones. And on-air reporter Holly Sonders, who covers golf, but isn't