30 Apr

From the Director’s Desk – April 30, 2013

On the first day of the Zurich Classic of New Orleans, 30 players scored 4 – under or better. What type of conditions are necessary for this type of scoring, and particularly, fast or slow greens? You will typically see these types of scores when the greens are soft from rain. If the greens are […]

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23 Apr

From the Director’s Desk – April 23, 2013

The PGA TOUR saw its second playoff in a row, this past weekend at the RBC Heritage. Webb Simpson and Graeme McDowell faced off on the 18th hole of Harbour Town with winds in excess of 30 MPH. How difficult is it to adjust your game to strong winds, as well as the pressure of […]

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17 Apr

From the Director’s Desk – April 17, 2013

Adam Scott won his first career major on Sunday at the Masters, becoming the first Australian to win the event. After making a clutch birdie putt on 18, he went into a playoff with former Masters Champion, Angel Cabrera. How difficult is it to regain your focus and composure when going to a playoff, and […]

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09 Apr

From the Director’s Desk – April 9, 2013

Over the weekend Phil Mickelson played a practice round with Augusta National’s first female member, Condoleezza Rice. How important is it that the culture of golf continues to be progressive, and do you think the change made by Augusta last year made golf appealing to new audiences? I think there is one firm rule in […]

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04 Apr

From the Director’s Desk – April 4, 2013

  Special thanks to Danielle Silva for submitting the following question to marketing@travelerschampionship.com: “How far in advance do you start planning for the tournament?” Typically it is about a 15 month planning cycle for the event. About 3 months before the current event, we start looking at ideas for the next year. It is never enough time! […]

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26 Mar

From the Director’s Desk – March 26, 2013

  Hunter Mahan is currently 6th on this seasons money list and has finished in the top 25 in 6 straight starts entering the week at Bay Hill.  Can you comment on Hunter’s greatest strengths that keep him in the top 25? Hunter is one of the more consistent players on TOUR year in and […]

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15 Mar

From the Director’s Desk – March 19, 2013

Luke Donald returned to the Tampa Bay Championship this past weekend to defend his title. Do you think being a past champion gives a player more of an advantage or disadvantage? I think it is mostly an advantage. The player obviously likes the course and has good memories from there. The fans will always be […]

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15 Mar

From the Director’s Desk – March 15, 2013

Sent by fan Todd Peters: What is your favorite hole on TPC River Highlands and why? 15 is my favorite by far. I think it offers the most risk vs. reward and it also requires the most strategy. There are so many ways to play that hole and it shows as you have everything from […]

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