Player's Blog

Player's Blog

Monthly blog series featuring PGA Tour professionals.

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  • 6 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...

  • 7 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...

  • 8 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...

  • 9 months 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...

  • 10 months 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...

  • 11 months 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...

  • 11 months 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...

  • 1 year ago

    Immelman: I’m ready to build on Ernie Els’ legacy

    MAY 1 ― Anyone growing up in South Africa knows the name Ernie Els. He’s obviously a legend in not just our country, but throughout the entire world! I have been particularly...

  • 1 year ago

    On Covid-19 and life lessons from golf

    APRIL 1 — This is not the time to be selfish. It's very easy to think that you're young and nothing is going to happen to you if you catch the virus. We have to think about...

  • 1 year ago

    Burger celebration and golf’s school of life

    MARCH 6 — Almost a year ago, my caddie and I were sitting at the end of the day at a fast food restaurant on the roadside between Orlando and Jacksonville, engulfing two giant...