Top Golf Stories from 2016

The biggest news in golf from 2016.

As we approach the end of the year, it’s time to take a look at some of the biggest storylines in golf over the past twelve months. The game lost one of its idols in Arnold Palmer, but potentially regained another with Tiger’s return to golf. The U.S. re-captured the Ryder Cup and Dustin Johnson captured a major for the first time, but Europeans won the Masters and British Open. Golf even managed a return to the Olympics, though mosquitoes kept many of the game’s best away.

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Woods to Make Long Awaited Debut at the Hero World Challenge

Tiger Woods makes his return in his 18-man event.

Former top ranked golfer Tiger Woods has been away from the golf course for the past 15 months due to a series of back and knee injuries that required surgery. Due to his absence and his level of play before being sidelined by the injuries, Woods has dropped in the world golf rankings, and isn’t considered the same player he was before. However, he plan s on making his return to competitive golf this week at the Hero World Challenge. If you’re interested in placing some wagers on the tournament, you can find top U.S. Golf odds at MyBookie.

Mackenzie Hughes Gets First PGA Tour Victory

Mackenzie Hughes battles a Monday finish, cold temps, and four other men to win his first PGA Tour event.

Rookie golfer Mackenzie Hughes surprised a lot of people, including himself, on Monday, when he won the RSM Classic. It was his first career PGA Tour win. The Canadian golfer’s first career PGA Tour victory not only made him happy, it also made the people who had him winning on US Betting lines a lot of money since he was a big underdog.

Hughes won a four-man playoff on Monday by pouring in an 18-foot par putt on the 17th hole, after the three other players missed putts from 10 feet or less.

TST Staff Predictions for the 2016 British Open

The third major of the season gets underway this week, lets see who the staff expects to play well at the British Open.

Thrash TalkIn my opinion Royal Troon is the perfect British Open golf course. It is a links course with a certain amount of holes where you can play well, and a some really really hard holes. I love watching the players play the postage stamp, just great viewing. Adding to this years event, many of the world’s best golfers are playing really well and we have recipe for an outstanding event.

Royal Troon has a history of winners that is very interesting. For one Americans have won there since Arnold Palmer in 1962. There is not a clear reason for this, but it is an interesting fact. It also has a history of crowning some unsuspecting winners such as Todd Hamilton. So we are likely in for an interesting tournament. Let’s see what the staff expects for this year’s event.

2014 British Open Staff Preview

My alarm is set for early Thursday morning to watch the 2014 British Open, is yours? Read on to check out what the staff expects we’ll see for this year’s event.

Thrash TalkRoyal Liverpool is the site of the 2014 British Open. Last time we were there, Tiger navigated his way to a win only hitting his driver once. When it comes to the British Open, the weather conditions dictate how the course will play and the rumor is the course is not as dry and the rough is up, so Tiger will likely not be able to it the same way he did last time. Speaking of Tiger there are numerous question marks about how he will play this year considering it is only his second event back from his back surgery.

Defending champion Phil Mickelson come to Royal Liverpool following one of his worst starts ever. His only top ten was at Abu Dhabi early in the season, but with Phil being Phil we can never know what to expect. There are numerous exciting story lines surrounding the event so with that lets see what the staff expects for the event.

2013 PGA Championship at Oak Hill Final Round Live Chat

Can Furyk last longer than five hours? Will Adam Scott or Dufner come back from a disappointing third round? Join us live to chat about the 2013 PGA Championship.

2013 British Open at Muirfield Final Round Live Chat

Join us when coverage starts on Sunday morning for our customary final round live chat!

2013 U.S. Open at Merion Live Chat

2013 Masters Final Round Chat

The 2013 Masters – who will win? Sneeeeedeker? El Pato? An Aussie? Tiger (nah)?