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  1. 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
  2. East Lake was the real winner

    Jason Sobel

    ATLANTA -- There were plenty of noteworthy stories making the rounds here this week. Tiger and Phil skipping the Tour Championship. The unknown details of next season's FedEx Cup. Paul Azinger reportedly being named the next U.S. Ryder Cup captain. A...

    Blog | Conversation | November 05, 2006
  3. Insights from Round 1

    Jason Sobel

    ATLANTA -- Here are some news and notes, insights and inferences from Thursday's opening round of the Tour Championship: • "Strange." "Weird." "Uh ..." Those were some of the comments from gallery members who witnessed K.J. Choi hitting the N...

    Blog | Conversation | November 02, 2006
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. What's next for Stenson?

    Jason Sobel

    MARANA, Ariz. -- Henrik Stenson, you just won the WGC-Accenture Match Play Championship! What are you going to do next? If you guessed Disney World, well, you're not far off. The longtime European Tour member has made a commitment to compete in "1...

    Blog | Conversation | February 25, 2007
  10. The real start to the season

    Jason Sobel

    HONOLULU -- Now this is what I'm talking about! I joked prior to last week's Mercedes-Benz Championship about needing to carry my 2007 PGA Tour media guide around with me, just to identify some of the champions from the previous year. But in reality...

    Blog | Conversation | January 09, 2007
  11. Will we see less of Woods in '07?

    Jason Sobel

    Well played, Tiger. Well played. One day after receiving criticism for skipping the PGA Tour's season-opening Mercedes-Benz Championship for some "much-needed extra time with my family," Woods fired a shot more monumental than any Masters chip-in o...

    Blog | Conversation | December 30, 2006
  12. Tiger, Phil should be in Hawaii

    Jason Sobel

    I just dug up this paragraph, part of an Alternate Shot I wrote during last year's Mercedes-Benz Championship: [Tiger] Woods, [Phil] Mickelson and even the lowest-ranked players on tour are self-employed. ... It would be nice to have four more of th...

    Blog | Conversation | December 29, 2006
  13. FedEx talk dominating the week

    Jason Sobel

    ATLANTA -- At most events on the PGA Tour, players are bombarded with post-round inquiries like, "Was that an 8-iron or a 9-iron you used on the fourth hole?" and "How long was that putt on 17? Ten feet or 12?" This week's Tour Championship, however...

    Blog | Conversation | November 03, 2006
  14. Compelling story lines at Chrysler

    Jason Sobel

    For the next four days, we'll hear plenty about players trying to finish inside certain money boundaries at the Chrysler Championship, the PGA Tour's final full-field event of the season. Some of this discourse will be overblown; after all, guys who ...

    Blog | Conversation | October 26, 2006
  15. Expect Tiger at East Lake

    Jason Sobel

    A not-so-subtle message? Or simply the byproduct of a yet-to-be updated Web site? Such are the questions regarding Tiger Woods and his intentions of playing next week's Tour Championship at East Lake GC in Atlanta. Currently, the front page of Tiger...

    Blog | Conversation | October 23, 2006
  16. Examining possible Ryder Cuppers

    Jason Sobel

    There will be an underlying subplot during the next two weeks on the PGA Tour, as the U.S. Ryder Cup team is finalized following the final round of the PGA Championship. With the increased volatility in the standings this year, anything can happen, b...

    Blog | Conversation | August 09, 2006