NEWS & ADVICE
July 25, 2016
RBC Canadian Open: Vegas Overtakes Snedeker, DJ for Win
Len Hochberg analyzes Jhonattan Vegas’ left-field victory at Glen Abbey, as well as the challenges of setting up a winning golf lineup each week.
July 18, 2016
Open Championship: Stenson Wins One for the Ages
Len Hochberg describes the stirring duel between Henrik Stenson and Phil Mickelson, which finally found Stenson taking the victory at Royal Troon with an 8-under 63.
July 11, 2016
Scottish Open Recap: Lee Nearly Captures Victory
Danny Lee finished two strokes away from securing his second career win on the European Tour, while Alexander Noren came out on top as he heads into the British Open with momentum on his side.
July 4, 2016
WGC-Bridgestone Invitational Recap: Johnson Victorious
Dustin Johnson shot twin 4-under 66s over the weekend to finish at 6-under 274 to take the win at the Firestone Country Club and move to a career-best No. 2 in the world.
June 27, 2016
Quicken Loans National Recap: Former Navy Man Hurley Grabs Win
On an emotional day, after a difficult year, Billy Hurley won his first PGA tournament appropriately one that celebrates American Servicemen and servicewomen.
June 20, 2016
U.S. Open Recap: DJ Conquers Oakmont
Len Hochberg reviews how Dustin Johnson overcame controversy and a huge monkey on his back to win the U.S. Open, his first major title.
June 13, 2016
FedEx St. Jude Classic Recap: Berger Grabs Victory Ahead of U.S. Open
Daniel Berger found his first PGA victory at TCP Southwind, a rain-delayed tourney that saw four of the top 50 in the world on the leaderboard for the entire weekend.
June 6, 2016
Memorial Tournament Recap: McGirt Takes the Victory
William McGirt lands a surprising win but perhaps it shouldn’t be so surprising, as Len Hochberg notes that McGirt has played well, albeit under the radar, all season.
May 30, 2016
Dean and Deluca Invitational Recap: Texan Spieth Wins in His Home State
Len Hochberg describes Jordan Spieth ending his five-month drought to win at Colonial in Fort Worth this Memorial Day weekend.
May 23, 2016
Weekly Recap: McIlroy Ends Drought
Sergio Garcia won the AT&T Byron Nelson, but the bigger news may be Rory McIlroy’s long-overdue victory at the Irish Open.
May 16, 2016
Players Championship Recap: Day Dominates at Sawgrass
Len Hochberg ponders whether Jason Day’s victory at The Player’s Championship, his third of the season, puts him in a league with Tiger Woods.
May 9, 2016
Wells Fargo Recap: Hahn Wins at Quail Hollow
If James Hahn wasn’t in your lineup this week, you’re not alone. Len Hochberg explains just how challenging it is to predict who’s going to win any given tournament.
May 2, 2016
Zurich Classic Recap: Stuard Breaks Long Winless Streak
Len Hochberg describes Brian Stuard’s first PGA Tour victory in the shortened, rain-plagued tournament at TCP Louisiana.
April 25, 2016
Texas Open Recap: Hoffman Ends Slump
Len Hochberg recaps Charley Hoffman’s much-needed win at TPC San Antonio, a course on which he has thrived in the past.
April 18, 2016
RBC Heritage Recap: Grace on the Rise After Win
Len Hochberg sums up Branden Grace’s RBC Heritage win, his first PGA victory in an otherwise quiet post-Masters tournament.
April 11, 2016
Masters Recap: Lessons Learned at Augusta
Len Hochberg reminds us to never get too comfortable when a golfer has a healthy lead. Anything can happen. Just ask Danny Willett and Jordan Spieth.
April 4, 2016
Weekly Recap: Herman Wins Houston, Ticket to Augusta
Len Hochberg recaps Jim Herman's significant first-ever win and who should be on your list for the Masters.
March 28, 2016
Weekly Recap: Day's Hot Streak Continues
Len Hochberg discusses Jason Day’s win at the WGC-Dell Match Play, his new No. 1 status and what this means for the Masters.
March 21, 2016
Arnold Palmer Recap: Day Shows Why He's a Champ
Len Hochberg analyzes the Arnold Palmer Invitational where Jason Day showed why he's a champion by hitting the best shots at the most important times.
March 14, 2016
Weekly Recap: Schwartzel Wins Ho-Hum Valspar Championship
Len Hochberg sums up one of the quieter stops on the PGA Tour where Charl Schwartzel won in a playoff against Bill Haas.
March 7, 2016
Weekly Recap: Scott Takes Two in a Row
Len Hochberg contemplates a golfing Big 6 that would include Adam Scott following his WGC-Cadillac Championship win.
February 29, 2016
Weekly Recap: Scott Survives Midnight
Adam Scott wasn't supposed to win after the clock struck midnight on anchored putting, but Len Hochberg explains how he did it at Riviera.
February 22, 2016
Weekly Recap: No Love for Bubba?
Len Hochberg recaps the Northern Trust Open where Bubba Watson won and moved to fourth in the world, but still isn't getting much recognition.
February 15, 2016
Weekly Recap: Welcome to Vaughn Taylor’s New World
Len Hochberg marvels at Vaughn Taylor’s improbable win at the AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am and what it means for Taylor, if anything, and fantasy owners.
February 8, 2016
Phoenix Open Recap: Super Sunday Meltdown
Len Hochberg recaps the Phoenix Open where victory alluded Rickie Fowler in a playoff against Hideki Matsuyama.
February 1, 2016
Farmers Insurance Open Recap: Snedeker, Weather Tear It Up
Len Hochberg sums up an incredible tour stop at Torrey Pines where both Brandt Snedeker and Mother Nature tore up the course.
January 25, 2016
Weekly Recap: Who's Wearing the Pants Now?
Len Hochberg discusses the ripples that emerged from Sunday's wins for Rickie Fowler and Jason Dufner and what it means for fantasy owners.
January 18, 2016
Sony Open Recap: Any Given Sunday
Len Hochberg looks at the Sony Open where Fabian Gomez's win was only a surprise to those who don't realize the PGA Tour is getting deeper and deeper.
January 11, 2016
Tournament of Champions Recap: Spieth Easily Wins First of 2016
Len Hochberg discusses Jordan Spieth's eight-stoke victory over the field at the 2016 opener and what it means for the rest of the season.
December 21, 2015
Looking Ahead to 2016: Spieth Eyes a Repeat Run
Len Hochberg takes stock of a deep PGA Tour talent base as 2016 approaches with Jordan Spieth perhaps poised for a repeat run.
November 23, 2015
Weekly Recap: McIlroy, Kisner Win as 2015 Winds Down
Len Hochberg breaks down the end of the 2015 golf year and makes some fantasy predictions for 2016.
November 16, 2015
Weekly Recap: Rainy Days and Mondays
Len Hochberg runs down Graeme McDowell's win that took an extra day to decide, but don't get too optimist on the 2010 U.S. Open champ.
November 9, 2015
HSBC Champions Recap: Russell Knox Takes His First Tour Victory
Len Hochberg talks about Scotsman Russell Knox’s emotional win at the HSBC Champions in Shanghai, China.
November 2, 2015
CIMB Classic Recap: Thomas Grabs the Victory in Malaysia
Len Hochberg analyzes Justin Thomas’ CIMB Classic win and the continuing domination of young golfers.
October 26, 2015
Shriners Open Recap: Youth Reigns as Kaufman Wins
Len Hochberg discusses the wide range of talent on this tour, with youth playing a large factor in the competition.
October 19, 2015
Frys.com Open Recap: Another Young Gun Breaks Through
Len Hochberg discusses Emiliano Grillo's win and whether the 23-year-old is indeed the next big thing on the PGA Tour.
September 28, 2015
Weekly Recap: It's Spieth's Year
Len Hochberg looks at the season-ending Tour Championship where Jordan Spieth reminded everyone he's the year's best player by capturing the FedEx Cup.
September 21, 2015
BMW Championship Recap: Four-Day Coronation
Jason Day flirted with an opening 59 and cruised through the weekend to win the BMW Championship, wrapping up world No. 1 in the process.
September 8, 2015
Deutsche Bank Championship Recap: The Next Best Thing
Len Hochberg breaks down the second leg of the FedEx Cup where Rickie Fowler might have become the next best thing.
August 31, 2015
Weekly Recap: Moment of the Day
Len Hochberg breaks down The Barclays where Jason Day jumped ahead of Rory and Spieth as the heir to Tiger Woods, for the moment.
August 24, 2015
Wyndham Championship Recap: Hope for Tiger, But Not Much
Len Hochberg breaks down the Wyndham where 51-year-old Davis Love III won but Tiger Woods was the story of the weekend.
August 17, 2015
Weekly Recap: What A Day!
Len Hochberg looks at the PGA Championship where Jason Day finally broke through to claim his first major in dominating fashion.
August 10, 2015
WGC-Bridgestone Invitational Recap: Lowry is Not Like the Others
Len Hochberg sizes up the Bridgestone where Shane Lowry separated himself from four major champions for his biggest PGA Tour win.
August 3, 2015
Quicken Loans National Recap: Merritt Grabs First Win
Len Hochberg reviews the weekend's PGA Tour event where Troy Merritt showed remarkable composure in becoming the 10th first-time winner on tour this year.
July 27, 2015
Canadian Open Recap: Great Day Up North
Len Hochberg wraps up the Canadian Open where Jason Day broke through after a series of near misses.
July 20, 2015
The Open Championship Recap: Johnson Wins in Playoff
Len Hochberg wraps up the Open Championship where Zach Johnson showed incredible fortitude in winning the Claret Jug in a three-man playoff Monday.
July 13, 2015
John Deere Classic Recap: Spieth's Too Fast for Gillis
Len Hochberg breaks down the John Deere where Jordan Spieth played the role of the fast kid in a schoolyard race with slow-footed Tom Gillis.
July 6, 2015
The Greenbrier Classic Recap: A Glimpse of the Old Tiger
Len Hochberg looks at the fallout from the Greenbrier Classic where Tiger Woods' surprising play made him (not winner Danny Lee) the story of the weekend.
June 29, 2015
Travelers Championship Recap: Good Bubba Is Back ... for Now
Len Hochberg revisits the Travelers Championship where Bubba Watson displayed the best version of himself.
June 22, 2015
U.S. Open Recap: Spieth's Halfway to Grand Slam
Len Hochberg breaks down the U.S. Open at Chambers Bay where golfers battled the greens, rough and sand all week before Jordan Spieth was handed the championship.
June 15, 2015
St. Jude Classic Recap: Absent Cream, Gomez Rises
Len Hochberg is taking applications to be a RotoWire golf expert, and the only qualification is you had to have picked Fabian Gomez to win the watered-down St. Jude.
June 8, 2015
The Memorial Recap: Who is David Lingmerth?
RotoWire's Len Hochberg recaps The Memorial, and explains why we could see more lesser-known golfers winning tournaments.
June 1, 2015
Byron Nelson Recap: Aussie at Home in Texas
Len Hochberg details the rocky journey Steven Bowditch took to end up the winner Sunday at the Byron Nelson.
May 25, 2015
Crowne Plaza Invitational Recap: Kirk's in the Captain's Chair
Len Hochberg recaps the Crowne Plaza where Chris Kirk's winning play again had folks asking why he was overlooked for a Ryder Cup captain's pick last year.
May 18, 2015
Wells Fargo Recap: McIlroy Destroys Quail Hollow
Len Hochberg recounts how Quail Hollow, and the rest of the field, didn't stand a chance against Rory McIlroy at the Wells Fargo Championship.
May 11, 2015
The Players Championship Recap: A Kick in the Orange Pants
Len Hochberg surmises that talk of being overrated was just what Rickie Fowler needed to spur a little motivation at The Players.
May 4, 2015
WGC-Cadillac Match Play Recap: Rory's Still on Top
Len Hochberg looks at the fallout from Match Play where Rory McIlroy not only won but also sent a message to Jordan Spieth that he's still the world No. 1.
April 27, 2015
Weekly Recap: Justin Rose to the Occasion
Len Hochberg wades through the rain-drenched Zurich Classic to explain how Justin Rose survived and left his poor play to the beginning of the season in the rear-view mirror.
April 20, 2015
RBC Heritage Recap: No Joke, It's Finally Furyk
Len Hochberg recounts how Jim Furyk finally held a Sunday lead and no longer has anything in common with the town drunk, or the paper boy.
April 13, 2015
Masters Recap: Soft Greens Mean Green Jacket for Spieth
Len Hochberg recounts how Jordan Spieth rolled his way to a green jacket in dominating fashion, with a little help from Augusta National.
April 6, 2015
Houston Open Recap: Houston is No Augusta
Len Hochberg isn't ready to project much from the Houston Open to the Masters after J.B. Holmes' playoff victory Sunday.
March 30, 2015
Texas Open Recap: Walker Eyes a Green Jacket
Len Hochberg looks at how Jimmy Walker became the first two-time winner this year on the PGA Tour and what that means for the Masters.
March 23, 2015
Arnold Palmer Invitational Recap: Every No Fluke at Bay Hill
When Len Hochberg thinks of Bay Hill, he thinks Arnold Palmer, Tiger Woods ... and Matt Every? It's hard not to after Every defended his title Sunday.
March 16, 2015
Valspar Championship Recap: Spieth Making History
Jordan Spieth is now the fourth golfer since 1940 to win multiple PGA Tour events before turning 22, and Len Hochburg thinks there may be a green jacket in his future.
March 9, 2015
WGC-Cadillac Recap: DJ Takes Long Road to Win
Len Hochberg looks at the life comeback of Dustin Johnson, who won a long-distance duel at Doral to cap his return to golf after a lengthy layoff.
March 2, 2015
The Honda Classic Recap: Harrington Turns Back the Clock
Len Hochberg examines the feel-good story of Padraig Harrington, who outlasted younger competitors to win the Honda Classic in a playoff Monday.
February 23, 2015
Northern Trust Open Recap: Hahn Writes his Own Script
Len Hochberg chronicles how little-known James Hahn won his first PGA Tour event on a Sunday at Riveria when the stars were out.
February 16, 2015
AT&T National Pro-Am Recap: Snedeker is Back
Len Hochberg details Brandt Snedeker's comeback from a lost year in 2014 to conquering Pebble Beach on Sunday.
February 9, 2015
Farmers Insurance Open Recap: Beautiful Day in La Jolla
Len Hochberg wants to know if Jason Day, who won the Farmers Insurance Open on Sunday, can challenge for World No. 1.
February 2, 2015
Weekly Recap: The Next Big Thing
Len Hochberg analyzes Brooks Koepka's weekend charge in Phoenix that could end up being a seminal moment in golf.
January 26, 2015
Weekly Recap: Haas is Low Enough
Bill Haas won his second Humana title by shooting 22-under, a score that isn't even that low for PGA West.
January 19, 2015
Sony Open Recap: Walker Delivers Hawaiian Punch
Jimmy Walker is making believers out of the doubters with his fourth title in the last 15 months after a record-setting Sony Open.
January 13, 2015
Tournament of Champions Recap: Reed Wins in Playoff
Patrick Reed forced a playoff to capture his fourth career win in the 2015-opening Tournament of Champions.
December 22, 2014
Weekly Recap: Scouting the RotoWire Draft
As the RotoWire League auction nears, the 2015 PGA Tour season looks to be one of the most wide open in fantasy memory.
December 15, 2014
Weekly Recap: The Fall Season
The biggest thunder during the PGA Tour's fall season came from young Jordan Spieth, who looks poised for a big 2015.
December 8, 2014
Hero World Challenge Recap: Tiger's Back
Tiger Woods returned to golf with a new swing, a new back ... and the same results.
November 17, 2014
Mayakoba Classic Recap: Hoffman's Win Takes Backseat
Charley Hoffman won the final fall event, but it was Brooks Koepka who moved the golf needle in Turkey.
November 10, 2014
WGC-HCBS Champions Recap: Bubba, meet Harry. Harry, Bubba
Bubba Watson did his best Harry Houdini at the WGC-HCBS Champions in Shanghai.
November 3, 2014
CIMB Classic Recap: Moore of the Same
Ryan Moore again conquered Kuala Lumpur, the site of his lone victory last season.
October 27, 2014
McGladrey Classic Recap: Fall Still Equals Small
Robert Streb took the McGladrey Classic in a playoff Sunday for his first career PGA Tour victory.
October 20, 2014
Shriners Open Recap: Martin Wins with Big Mo
Ben Martin grabbed the momentum and rode it to his first PGA Tour win at the Shriners on Sunday.
October 12, 2014
Frys.com Open Recap: It's Baaack!
Matt Kuchar might not be ready for the return of the PGA Tour, but return it did with the season-opening Frys.com Open.
September 29, 2014
Ryder Cup Recap: A Bloody Mess
Phil Mickelson wasn't shy about casting blame after the U.S. lost the Ryder Cup, but fantasy owners might want to shy away from drafting him next season.
September 15, 2014
Tour Championship Recap: Billy Horschel is A Rich Man
Billy Horschel made history at the Tour Championship, and he also made a giant wad of cash by capturing the FedEx Cup.
September 8, 2014
Weekly Recap: Horschel Takes Care of Business
After winning the BMW Championship, Billy Horschel controls his own fate heading into next weekend's season-ending Tour Championship.
September 1, 2014
Deutsche Bank Championship Recap: A Tourney within a Tourney
Chris Kirk scored the biggest win of his burgeoning career Monday, and it will be even bigger if it earns him a Ryder Cup spot.
August 25, 2014
The Barclays Recap: Mahan Gets a Big Boost
Hunter Mahan has had a down year, but winning the first leg of the FedEx Cup playoffs suddenly puts him in a great position to win the $10 million prize.
August 18, 2014
Wyndham Championship Recap: Winners, Losers and Worse
Padraig Harrington took a scarlet L in the final regular-season event of the year, but he wasn't the only golfer to whiff at the Wyndham
August 11, 2014
PGA Championship Recap: Rory Shines Bright
With nightfall closing in, Rory McIlroy captured his fourth career major, and second of the year, Sunday at the PGA in what was easily the season's most exciting championship.
August 4, 2014
WGC-Bridgestone Recap: Rory's on a Roll
Rory McIlroy overcame a three-stroke, final-round deficit to win the World Golf Championship title two weeks after winning his third major.
July 28, 2014
Weekly Recap: Furyk Can't Finish
Jim Furyk is having his best season sinc 2010, but he still hasn't won in four years.
July 21, 2014
British Open Recap: One Step Closer to Greatness
Rory McIlroy took another step toward historical greatness by capturing the Open Championship, leaving him one major short from the career grand slam.
July 14, 2014
John Deere Classic Recap: A Close Second
Zach Johnson came up short, barely, at the John Deere and heads to the Open looking continue his strong track record.
July 7, 2014
Greenbrier Classic Recap: El Pato for Three
Angel Cabrera use twin 64s and an eagle on the hardest hole at Old White TPC to clain his third PGA Tour victory Sunday and first non-major.
June 30, 2014
Quicken Loans National Recap: A Secondary Win for Rose
Justin Rose won the Quicken Loans National, but he wasn't the first topic of conversation at the event.
June 23, 2014
Travelers Championship Recap: Historic, Yes. Exciting, No
Kevin Streelman went on a tour-record birdie binge to close the Travelers Championship on Sunday, though that sounds more exciting than it was.
June 16, 2014
U.S. Open Recap: Kaymer Snoozes to Victory
Martin Kaymer dominated the U.S. Open to the point of turning into a bore on Sunday.
June 9, 2014
St. Jude Classic Recap: Crane Limps Home
Ben Crane opened with a 63 that allowed him to lead wire to wire despite a birdie-free final round at the St. Jude.
June 2, 2014
The Memorial Recap: Couch Potato Loses in Playoff
Kevin Na chose the couch over the practice range Sunday, and it might have cost him in a playoff loss to Hideki Matsuyama.
May 26, 2014
Weekly Recap: Crowne Plaza Invitational Recap
Adam Scott cemented his standing as No. 1 in the world with a playoff win over Jason Dufner at the Crowne Plaza Invitational.
May 19, 2014
Byron Nelson Championship Recap: How 'Bout Them Dawgs!
Brendon Todd won his first PGA Tour event Sunday, becoming the fifth Georgia Bulldog to win on Tour this season.
May 12, 2014
The Players Championship Recap: Kaymer Stops Thinking
Martin Kaymer's brain was getting in the way of his golf, so he stopped thinking and just played.
May 5, 2014
Weekly Recap: Wells Fargo Championship Recap
No golfer has overcome more to get back to the top than J.B. Holmes, who conquered Quail Hollow with a one-shot victory Sunday.
April 28, 2014
Zurich Classic Recap: Putting the Zs in Zurich
Keegan Bradley's triple on No. 6 eliminated the last of the big-name players in what amounted to a snoozefest in New Orleans.
April 21, 2014
RBC Heritage Recap: Kucher Can't Give It Away
After giving up leads in three straight tournaments, Matt Kucher finally hung on at the RBC Heritage.
April 14, 2014
Masters Recap: Bubba Wears Green Again
Bubba Watson was so steady in winning his second Masters he made it a humdrum Sunday at Augusta.
April 7, 2014
Houston Open Recap: Kuchar's Collapses
Matt Kuchar collapsed down the stretch for the second straight week, opening the way for a relative unknown to emerge in Matt Jones.
March 31, 2014
Weekly Recap: The Last Man Standing
Steven Bowditch has a remarkable story, and Sunday he was The Last Man Standing at the Texas Open.
March 24, 2014
Weekly Recap: Fearless Youth
At 30 years old, Matt Every isn't that young, but he sure is fearless, as he showed Sunday at the Arnold Palmer Invitational.
March 18, 2014
Weekly Recap: Na Snails It In
Kevin Na wins few friends on the tour with his perceived slow play, but he made things interesting down the stretch Sunday.
March 10, 2014
WGC-Cadillac Championship Recap: Confident Reed Even Looks the Part
Patrick Reed pulled his best Tiger Woods at Doral, and let everyone know about it.
March 3, 2014
The Honda Classic Recap: Not the Expected Excitement
Rory McIlroy lapped the field for three rounds at the Honda Classic before choking with a back-nine 38 Sunday.
February 24, 2014
WGC Match Play Recap: New Day Dawns
Following a thrilling, marathon final match that lasted 23 holes, Jason Day took home his second PGA Tour event and looks posed for more.
February 17, 2014
Northern Trust Open Recap: Back to Being Bubba
Bubba Watson is back on the map after winning for the first time in 22 months with a victory at the Northern Trust Open.
February 10, 2014
Pebble Beach Pro-Am Recap: Tiger Territory?
With his third win already this season, Jimmy Walker is approaching some exclusive territory. But can he keep it up?
February 3, 2014
Phoenix Open Recap: Smallrus Comes Up Big
The son of Walrus, Craig Stadler, might not be has big has his dad, but Sunday he was the big winner on the PGA Tour.
January 27, 2014
Farmers Insurance Open Recap: So Many, So Close
K.J. Choi shot a Sunday 66 at Torrey Pines, but it did not hold up as he finished in a five-way tie for second to Scott Stallings.
January 20, 2014
Humana Challenge Recap: Birdie Fest for Reed
Patrick Reed built such a huge three-day lead at the Humana that his Sunday cooldown barely mattered.
January 13, 2014
Sony Open Recap: Walker Wins Walking Away
Jimmy Walker captured his second win of the season, setting himself up for a big year on the PGA Tour.
January 7, 2014
Tournament of Champions Recap:: The Rodney Dangerfield of Golf
Zach Johnson just won his 11th title in the last 10 years, and yet he still is being underestimated by fantasy owners.
December 31, 2013
Weekly Recap: Draft Time Starts Now
Is Jordan Spieth worth investing in this year? Or will he be overpriced in this year's auction drafts?
November 25, 2013
Fall Season Recap: It's A Whole New Ballgame
Dustin Johnson won the only elite-field event of the fall season, and when the Tour picks up in January he'll set his sights on breaking through at a major.
November 18, 2013
OHL Classic at Mayakoba Recap: Put Some English on It
Harris English made a methodical charge through the El Camaleon Golf Club course in Playa del Carmen on Sunday to become a two-time winner on the PGA Tour.
November 11, 2013
The McGladrey Classic Recap: Kirk Captains a Victory
With his victory at the McGladrey Classic, Chris Kirk seems to be on the precipice of greater things this season.