The month of December is a historically quiet time for the PGA Tour. There are no big tournaments to speak of as the season comes to an official close. That doesn’t mean it’s all quiet on the golfing front, though, because we’ve had some pretty news-worthy moments recently, including:
Tiger Woods didn’t win the Hero Challenge this weekend, but he finished pain free. In the world of Woods circa 2014, that’s good enough… for now.
Jordan Spieth is closing 2014 with back-to-back wins. Spieth had a breakout year and looks to be heading into 2015 with momentum on his side.
If you’re a causal golf viewer and find the TV product boring most of the time, don’t forget baboons can charge at golfers during play. Luke Donald found that out the hard way.
Even little kids find the game of golf frustrating and unfair. I cannot confirm or deny I displayed this same act of pouting after I four-putted an eagle opportunity and ended up with a bogey in my last round this year.
As this word cloud shows, golfers are not very open about their true feelings in press conferences. Corporate speak is pervasive on the PGA Tour.
One thing is certain in 2015: golf analysts will be keeping a close eye on Woods’ new-old swing.
In the no-brainer of the year, Rory McIlroy won the Golf Writers Award. It was his second win.
Keep an eye on the Hurricane Golf blog in the coming weeks for our 2014 year-in-review and 2015 preview. Also, don’t forget to check in every Monday for our new Deal of the Week and keep an eye on our Facebook page for flash deals.