Player's Blog

Player's Blog

Monthly blog series featuring PGA Tour professionals.

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  • 4 months ago

    ‘Patty Ice’ — Being cool under pressure

    Five years after overcoming a debilitating back injury that put him out of the game for more than two years, American Patrick Cantlay reached the PGA Tour summit by winning the...

  • 7 months ago

    Golf is a funny sport

    JUNE 16 — When I earned my first PGA Tour victory at the AT&T Byron Nelson in May, one of the best messages I received was from my parents who sent a congratulatory video....

  • 8 months ago

    The ups and downs in my life as a golf player

    MAY 19 ― When I wasn’t playing great at the start of this year, I kind of weirdly enjoyed it. As strange as it sounds, I haven’t struggled with golf for a long time. It’s...

  • 9 months ago

    Focusing less on the results, more on the process

    APRIL 2 — It’s really cool to finally be a World Golf Championship winner. It's been a lot of hard work put into the game from my entire team and the results have taken a...

  • 10 months ago

    What it meant to win the Players Championship

    MARCH 8 — In 2000, I practised regularly on The Stadium Course at TPC Sawgrass as I lived in Jacksonville, Florida, for nearly a year after I moved to the United States to...

  • 11 months ago

    Being named captain of the US Team for the 2022 Presidents Cup

    FEBRUARY 15 — Honoured. Delighted. Humbled. Determined. These are just a few of the emotions I am feeling after being named captain of the US Team for the 2022 Presidents Cup at...

  • 1 year ago

    How picking out a pair of Jordans from the bin led to my friendship with ‘His Airness’

    JANUARY 19 — Back when I was in junior high, everyone wanted the Jumpman IV’s but there was no chance we could afford a new pair of Jordans back in the day. A guy I knew had...

  • 1 year ago

    A look back at the Presidents Cup at Royal Melbourne

    DECEMBER 12 ― December 12th marks one year since the first day of competition of the Presidents Cup at Royal Melbourne and somehow it feels like a lifetime ago and just...

  • 1 year ago

    Asia’s Masters brigade look to Choi for inspiration

    NOVEMBER 5 ― When nine Asian golf stars take the famous drive up Magnolia Lane for the upcoming Masters Tournament, they could well find a dose of inspiration from the success...

  • 1 year ago

    Collin Morikawa speaks about life on Tour, his roots and rapid success on the world’s leading golf circuit

    NOVEMBER 3 ― I’ve realized over the last couple of weeks, after the tough start I had both at the US Open and Shriners Hospitals for Children Open, that this is without...

  • 1 year ago

    Where my competitive drive comes from

    OCTOBER 1 — Everything always seemed to be so hard growing up. We didn’t have a lot of money back when I was a kid, so I couldn’t always go play golf tournaments as much as...

  • 1 year ago

    Being crowned the FedExCup champion

    SEPTEMBER 11 — It means a lot to finally win the FedExCup. Obviously, it’s a very tough trophy to win, and I’ve been close several times. This time I controlled my own...

  • 1 year ago

    Simpson: How I maintain a balanced family life as a top-five player in the world

    AUGUST 4 — We knew all along that we wanted to have a big family. My wife, Dowd, is the oldest of five children and I am second to the youngest of six. We didn't know exactly...

  • 1 year ago

    Leishman: Lying to my wife, and the hope that drove me toward it

    Australia’s Marc Leishman, a five-time PGA TOUR winner, recounts the dark days when his wife Audrey fought for her life in a hospital bed and how the episode led to the...

  • 1 year ago

    Korean star Im counting the days until golf’s return

    JUNE 1 ― As everyone knows, I like to play in a lot of events. I made 35 starts on the PGA TOUR last season and was at 14 of the 16 tournaments to start this year. So, it’s...