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Day Praises ‘DJ’ But Vows To Return To World No. 1

Pacific Padisades, CA … It’s hardly customary for the assembled media looking to speak to a player who finished outside the top-60 no matter what the tournament. Except on this occasion, and bizarrely just outside the Ladies locker-room in the exclusive Riviera clubhouse, it current World No. 1 Jason Day who the media wanted to talk with. Strangely, on the eve of the Genesis Open the Australian living in Ohio had spoken candidly for a first time of the real pressures of dealing with the being ...

Genesis Open … All The Final Round Facts & Figures

Pacific Palisades, CA … Genesis Open – Final-Round Notes – Sunday, February 19, 2017 Weather: Mostly cloudy, with a high of 60. Wind SW 6-12 mph. Round three resumed at 6:50 a.m. and ended at 12:03 p.m. Final-round tee times are between 10:25 a.m. – 12: 15 p.m. Final-Round Leader board Dustin Johnson 66-66-64-71—267 (-17) Thomas Pieters 70-68-71-63—272 (-12) Scott Brown 68-68-69-67—272 (-12) Dustin Johnson A week after his third-place showing at the AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am, ...
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Dr. Kathy Bihr, Vice-President & Executive Director, TGR (Tiger Woods) Learning Center …. Exclusive Interview.

Pacific Palisades, CA … Tour Miss:  What do you have in place here at this year’s Genesis Open? Dr. Kathy Bihr:  What we have here in the TGR Learning Lab tent on course at Riviera is four stations that are really inter-active where young people can come in and see what activities we undertake. Standards are a very important subject to us … science engineering and technology, so we are really trying to inspire more young people to go into those fields and look at why are they taking science ...
Padraig Harrington admiring Audrey Hepburn's grip and takeaway.

Harrington Praises Katherine Hepburn’s Swing After Rubbing Shoulders With Matt Damon.

Pacific Palisades, C A … In interviewing Padraig Harrington after his super round of 67 he stood close to a black-and-white photograph mounted on the wall of the Riviera clubhouse of four-time Academy Award winning Katherine Hepburn. Hepburn, who passed away in 2003 at age 96, was known more for her fierce independence and spirited personality and with Hollywood’s leading lady for more than 50 years not known as a golfer. Hence her picture as Hepburn and many other Hollywood stars often ...
Sam Saunders, and the grandson of the late Arnold Palmer shoots a  sizzling 64 to snatch a two shot lead on day one of the Genesis Open.  (Photo - pgatour.com)

Saunders Shoots Sizzling 64 Rekindling Memories Of Palmer’s Triple LA Victories.

Pacific Palisades, CA … Sam Saunders brilliantly rekindled further memories of his late grandfather, Arnold Palmer with a sizzling seven under par 64 to seize a two shot advantage on the opening day of the Genesis Open. Saunders, 29 accepted an exemption into the event won by Palmer in 1963 and then again with victory in 1966 and 1967, and when the tournament was known as the L.A Open. The Orlando-based Saunders has never contested the event nor previously teed-up on the Riviera course here ...
If Muirfield lifts it's ban on women members it means that Royal Troon will be an outpost of discrimination against women.  (Photo - www.golfbytourmiss.com)

Muirfield Closer To Admitting Women As Full Members – New Postal Vote Underway.

Pacific Palisades, CA … In a move closer to allowing women as full members, the Honourable Company of Edinburgh Golfers (Muirfield) have begun voting in a fresh ballot that hopefully will finally see another bastion of draconian male-only membership torn down. The postal ballot will be independently scrutinised and the outcome is expected to be announced in mid-March 2017. A vote was held on May 19th last year calling for a resolution to admit women as members of the club failed to reach the ...
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Jacobsen, McDowell, Sorenstam & Strange To Act As Arnold Palmer Invitational Hosts.

Pacific Palisades, CA … Four of golf’s most recognisable players will help lead Arnold Palmer’s namesake tournament in 2017. Peter Jacobsen, Graeme McDowell, Annika Sörenstam and Curtis Strange will join former Secretary of Homeland Security and family friend Tom Ridge to host the 39th Arnold Palmer Invitational presented by Mastercard, taking place in Orlando March 16-19. “Arnold was a force of nature, on and off the course,” said McDowell. “We can’t fill his shoes but we can ...