Drug testing for the PGA Tour? Let’s start with commissioner Tim Finchem

We really didn't need a blog to tell us that Tim Finchem will do anything Tiger tells him to. That much was known long ago.

What's ludicrous about Finchem's latest mess is that we're even having this discussion. As ESPN Radio's Colin Cowherd said toda…

Phil Mickelson needs time to mope after Winged Foot

Dear Phil:

Just read where you're withdrawing from the annual ING Par-3 Shootout at Treetops Resort in Gaylord, Mich. Probably a good idea. Why bring your family to an event you always enjoy and start moving forward with things? Instead, stay home and…

Hurricane Tim Finchem and PGA Tour get it right in New Orleans

Quite a weekend for the good people of New Orleans. From Jazzfest to Reggie Bush and the Zurich Classic, the Big Easy is back. Maybe not entirely, sure, but the signs are good.

With all the excitement surrounding Bush, it'll be easy to minimize the PG…

Blame Mercedes Championships yawner on PGA Tour boss Tim Finchem

For all the criticism Bud Selig receives – and deservedly so – he’s no longer the worst commissioner in sports. Just days into the new year, PGA Tour boss Tim Finchem has successfully wrested away the title.

In no other major sport does opening…

Seve Ballesteros wasn’t really missed

Some comebacks are just unnecessary. After this week's Madrid Open, we can add Seve Ballesteros to the list.Absent from competition for the past two years due to injuries, Seve talked a good game heading into Madrid. "Winning is very possible," he to…

Does Australia hold the key to affordable golf?

Want to make golf more accessible for American kids? Look toward Australia, mate.

As Stuart Appleby told the San Francisco Chronicle, "Golf is way more affordable in Australia than it is here (in the U.S.). It's not as elitist a sport over there. You…

Sergio keeps it real, gets fined

News item: PGA European Tour Fines Sergio Garcia.

For what, you ask? A profanity-laced press conference? Punching a belligerent fan? Showing up drunk?

Nothing that bad, fortunately. Instead, Garcia was fined for kicking an advertising board durin…