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  1. Tops of 2008 as seen from the front row

    Jason Sobel

    The best moments in golf during the 2008 season? Well, there was Tiger Woods' historic U.S. Open win, of course ... and Padraig Harrington's back-to-back major championship titles ... and Annika Sorenstam's farewell tour ... and Lorena Ochoa...

    Blog | Conversation | December 07, 2008
  2. Expect Doral or Bay Hill to be Tiger's return

    Jason Sobel

    The 2009 PGA Tour season kicks off this week at Kapalua with the winners-only Mercedes-Benz Championship and though he qualified four times over, Tiger Woods won't compete due to continuing rehabilitation on his injured left knee. Of course, if Wo...

    Blog | Conversation | December 04, 2008
  3. Sobel: Catching up with Kim, Paddy and more

    Jason Sobel

    The pros were talking a good game at TPC Boston prior to this week's Deutsche Bank Championship. Luckily for us, our scribe Jason Sobel was there to jot it all down.

    Blog | Conversation | August 28, 2008
  4. Pettersson had 59 within his sights at Wyndham

    Jason Sobel

    Carl Pettersson's 61 on Friday at the Wyndham Championship was just two shots off golf's magical number. If it weren't for two bogeys on his card, the Swede could have joined the elusive "59" club, writes's Jason Sobel.

    Blog | Conversation | August 15, 2008
  5. Azinger motivating potential Ryder Cup players

    Jason Sobel

    Whether or not you take Paul Azinger at his word about picking a non-PGA Tour player for the Ryder Cup team, the effect will certainly have an impact on players as the Sept. 2 deadline nears, writes's Jason Sobel.

    Blog | Conversation | August 14, 2008
  6. Why East Lake is playing easy

    Jason Sobel

    ATLANTA -- You're looking at the scores from this week's Tour Championship and I know what you're thinking. Where's the clown's mouth? And the windmill hole? Do players get a free round if they make their putt on 18? What you should really be thinki...

    Blog | Conversation | September 15, 2007
  7. Ten reasons Woods will win

    Jason Sobel

    ATLANTA -- It's tough to say exactly when Tiger Woods won the Tour Championship. It may have been when he drained that 18-foot birdie putt to complete his second round in 63 strokes. It may have been nine holes earlier, when he drained a rumbling, bu...

    Blog | Conversation | September 13, 2007
  8. Decision leaves bitter aftertaste

    Jason Sobel

    Phil Mickelson has made his decision. He won't play this week's BMW Championship. You've made your decision, too, golf fans. And you're split right down the middle on whether Lefty should be competing this week. Whether you believe Mickelson is ski...

    Blog | Conversation | September 04, 2007
  9. Mickelson non-committal on BMW

    Jason Sobel

    NORTON, Mass. -- If you heard Phil Mickelson's post-round comments following his Deutsche Bank Championship victory on Monday, there's a good chance at least part of it left you muttering and shaking your head -- and it wasn't the part about how he h...

    Blog | Conversation | September 03, 2007
  10. Tiger finds some motivation

    Jason Sobel

    Tiger Woods has proven he can win golf tournaments anywhere, anytime, under any conditions. The guy needs extra motivation like Charles Howell III needs a diet, but he had reasons to be more inspired than usual to win the Wachovia Championship. Firs...

    Blog | Conversation | May 06, 2007
  11. '04 finalists back on leaderboard

    Jason Sobel

    The tournament was the 2004 Wachovia Championship and the finalists, Joey Sindelar and Arron Oberholser, were a contrast in styles -- to say the least. Sindelar played the part of the rumpled veteran, so set in his ways that he still spent winters i...

    Blog | Conversation | May 03, 2007
  12. Tiger gets a look at Oakmont

    Jason Sobel

    Tiger Woods is among the big names -- and there are plenty of 'em -- skipping this week's Byron Nelson Championship. It's the second straight year he hasn't made the trip to Las Colinas (last year's event came in the midst of Woods' nine-week hiatus ...

    Blog | Conversation | April 25, 2007
  13. Tiger "struggles" to CA victory

    Jason Sobel

    If you stuck around and watched TV coverage of the WGC-CA Championship for three hours and 45 minutes on Sunday afternoon, you were handsomely rewarded by 6:45 p.m. ET. That's about the time Tiger Woods, who started the day with a four-stroke lead an...

    Blog | Conversation | March 25, 2007
  14. Who are the "other guys" at Doral?

    Jason Sobel

    This week's WGC-CA Championship will feature one of the top fields all year. Tiger Woods, Phil Mickelson, Vijay Singh and every other player in the World Ranking's top 50 (save for Justin Rose, who WD'd with a back injury) will take part in the festi...

    Blog | Conversation | March 21, 2007
  15. Annika halted in bid for 70

    Jason Sobel

    It's true: Tiger Woods text-messaged Annika Sorenstam after winning the PGA Championship last year to remind his buddy that he holds a 12-10 edge in career major championship titles. Well, today she could have fired one back at him. The text would ...

    Blog | Conversation | March 12, 2007
  16. Kresge takes PODS lead

    Jason Sobel

    Tell me you knew all about Cliff Kresge before he grabbed the opening-round lead at the PODS Championship on Thursday, knew all about his back-and-forth shuttles between the PGA and Nationwide tours over the past decade. No? OK, well at least tell m...

    Blog | Conversation | March 08, 2007