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.

Cantlay is a sneaky good bet to win Genesis Invitational

February 12th, 2020 3:28 pmTommy Raymond

The PGA Tour’s West Coast swing concludes with the Genesis Invitational, which is hosted by Tiger Woods and was previously the full-fielded Genesis Open. It will be a 120-player event staged at historic Riviera Country Club in Pacific Palisades, California.
Pebble Beach Pro-Am preview and pick

February 5th, 2020 3:48 pmTommy Raymond

The PGA Tour's West Coast swing moves up to the Monterey Peninsula this weekend for the Pebble Beach Pro-Am, which concludes as usual at Pebble Beach Golf Links.
Matt Kuchar poised to make some noise at Phoenix Open

January 30th, 2020 4:03 pmTommy Raymond

The PGA Tour moves from San Diego to just outside of Phoenix this weekend for the Waste Management Phoenix Open, which is held at TPC Scottsdale. As is the norm in recent years, it is held on Super Bowl week, and every so many years, nearby Glendale has hosted the game soon after the tournament concludes. That won’t be the case again until 2023, but the excitement remains.
Woods looks to pass Snead with win at Farmers Insurance Open

January 22nd, 2020 6:14 pmTommy Raymond

The PGA Tour swings toward the San Diego area for the Farmers Insurance Open at scenic Torrey Pines and will mark the anticipated 2020 debut of Tiger Woods. He just turned 44 on Dec. 30 and will seek to surpass Sam Snead in career PGA Tour wins.
PGA: Scheffler worth a wager at watered-down American Express

January 15th, 2020 8:03 pmTommy Raymond

The PGA Tour returns to the U.S. mainland this weekend for the American Express in La Quinta, California. For the first time, Phil Mickelson, a two-time winner of this event, will act as host. The tournament is played in a pro-am format and, and in 2012 became a normal, 72-hole tournament, rather than a 90-hole marathon.
Justin Thomas heavily favored at Sony Open in Hawaii

January 8th, 2020 3:47 pmTommy Raymond

The PGA Tour switches from Maui to Oahu for this week’s Sony Open in Hawaii, which is held at Waialae Country Club in Honolulu. Unlike last week’s Sentry Tournament of Champions, this is a full-field event and is played over much flatter terrain. It isn’t the best field we will see, but it will provide a two-year exemption to the winner, provided he isn’t already fully exempt.
PGA Tour: Fowler should flourish at Tournament of Champions

January 2nd, 2020 7:28 pmTommy Raymond

The PGA Tour wastes no time getting off to a rousing start in 2020 with the first tournament of the decade – the Sentry Tournament of Champions at Kapalua Resort on Maui. It’s restricted to players who have won on the PGA Tour from last year’s edition to the RSM Classic in November. There is no cut and, assuming the player isn’t disqualified, the tournament provides guaranteed money.
Picking the all-time U.S. Presidents Cup dream team

December 10th, 2019 6:58 pmTommy Raymond

U.S. team captain Tiger Woods selected some of the best golfers in America for this year's edition of the 2019 Presidents Cup at the Royal Melbounre Golf Club in Australia, but what would have happened if he could have chosen the best American golfers of all time? We posed that question to golf columnist Tommy Raymond and had him select a 12-man dream team full of legends and luminaries.
U.S. heavily favored in 2019 Presidents Cup at Royal Melbourne

December 4th, 2019 9:53 pmTommy Raymond

The 2019 Presidents Cup commences December 12 at Royal Melbourne in Australia. It will mark the third time that Royal Melbourne has hosted the event. It also hosted in 2011 (a U.S. victory) and to 1998 (still the only International win). There has been one tie (2003, in South Africa) in Presidents Cup history and the rest have been U.S. wins, including a 19-11 thrashing by the Americans at Liberty National in New Jersey two years ago.
PGA Tour: A pair of live longshots at the RSM Classic

November 20th, 2019 4:15 pmTommy Raymond

The last official PGA Tour event in the calendar year, the RSM Classic, starts Thursday at the Sea Island Golf Club on St. Simons Island, Georgia.
PGA Tour: Mayakoba Golf Classic preview

November 13th, 2019 3:13 pmTommy Raymond

The Mayakoba Golf Classic will guarantee for the winner a trip down Magnolia Lane at Augusta for the Masters, as well as entry into the PGA Championship, the Players Championship and the Sentry Tournament of Champions at Kapalua in Hawaii.