About Tommy Raymond

Tommy Raymond is a native of Lexington, Kentucky. The sports he follows most are related to the University of Kentucky sports teams, track & field and golf. He has attended all four of golf’s majors. Although he’s played golf since the late 1990s, he’s still looking for his first hole in one.

Four stories that defined the PGA Tour in 2019

The PGA Tour season concludes Sunday with the final round of the 2019 Tour Championship. We take a look back at the four storylines that shaped the season including Tiger Woods' improbable Masters victory.

Schauffele worth a wager at controversial Tour Championship

The 2018-19 PGA Tour season will end Sunday, when the winner hoists the trophy for the Tour Championship and FedEx Cup at East Lake Golf Club in Atlanta. The event offers plenty of intrigue thanks to a controversial new format.

Rose, Poulter could hit at a price in BMW Championship

The FedEx Cup switches to the BMW Championship at Medinah Country Club (No. 3 course) in Chicago this week for the penultimate leg of the playoffs.

Golf: Fleetwood, Scott in the right spot at The Northern Trust

Solid, consistent golfers Tommy Fleetwood and Adam Scott both have a big shot to perform well in the first round of the FedEx Cup Playoffs.

McIlroy, Horschel intriguing plays at St. Jude Invitational

The PGA Tour returns stateside to the TPC Southwind in Memphis for the WGC FedEx St. Jude Invitational. Formerly known as the Bridgestone Invitational and moved from Firestone Country Club in Akron, Ohio, this tournament also replaces what was known as the FedEx St. Jude Classic, which was held at Southwind. This time, however, it is a World Golf Championship event rather than a full-field tournament. The St. Jude Classic was held a week prior to the U.S. Open, but [...]

The Open: Can Patrick Cantlay be the first winner since 1951 at Royal Portrush?

The Masters, PGA and U.S. Open were all won by Americans, and by sheer numbers, Americans will have a reasonable chance for a sweep. The 148th Open Championship begins Thursday, and for the first time in 68 years, it takes place outside of either Scotland or England, at Royal Portrush in Northern Ireland. Royal Portrush, a scenic course on the sea, is the only venue that has staged the Open outside of Great Britain. The course will be played at [...]

Golf: PGA Tour returns to Michigan for Rocket Mortgage Classic

This week the PGA Tour makes its first stop in Michigan since the 2009 edition of the Buick Open. A decade later the PGA Tour returns to the Great Lakes State with a new tournament on the schedule—the Rocket Mortgage Classic at the Detroit Golf Club. Detroit Golf Club was designed by Donald Ross and the tournament will be played on the 7,334-yard North Course. Ross is no stranger to courses in the Detroit area, as he designed Oakland Hills [...]

Casey, Watson should be at their best in the Travelers Championship

The Travelers Championship Play the Travelers Championship on our BetAmerica sportsbook. The PGA Tour switches from scenic Pebble Beach all the way across the country to TPC River Highlands in Cromwell, Connecticut for the Travelers Championship. In recent years the tournament has been held the week after the U.S. Open, except in 2016, when much of the Tour schedule was shuffled around to accommodate the Olympic Games. It remains a place for players to re-energize themselves after a grueling test from [...]

U.S. Open: Who thrives at Pebble Beach?

The 119th edition of the U.S. Open commences at historic Pebble Beach Golf Links on Thursday. This will mark the sixth time the coastal masterpiece has been the host, with past occurrences in 1972, 1982, 1992, 2000 and 2010. Pebble Beach stages the Pebble Beach Pro-Am each year in the winter, so the course is relatively familiar to avid golf viewers, though players only contest two of the four rounds at Pebble itself. For the U.S. Open the course will [...]

PGA Tour: RBC Canadian Open

Golf switches to north of the border for the historic RBC Canadian Open. For the first time in 30 years, it will take place in June, a week before the U.S. Open. With that change, the Canadian Open lured the current No. 1 and No. 2 golfers in the world: Brooks Koepka and defending champion Dustin Johnson. With the Canadian Open now immediately preceding the U.S. Open, it’s almost guaranteed the fields will get stronger. In recent years the tournament came [...]