Fore Right!

Welcome to Tight Lies, I’ve been playing the game of golf since the age of 2. I owe that to my grandfather, who was the director of a PGM program, and my dad who took me to the course when my uncle and their friends played $5 Nasssau every Saturday morning. Now that the chapter …

Is Premier Always Better?

Premier. Most people would associate that with a more desirable, more efficient, and overall better version of something. Whether it be an automobile, paid subscription to listen to music anywhere and commercial free, seats at a sporting event, or the haircut that includes the back wax. Regardless, it’s the exchange of more money, for a …

Dear Tiger… Pt. 2

Tiger,  I’m starting to get used to writing these letters. They started a little over a year ago when you got back into the winner’s circle at East Lake, claiming your 80th PGA Tour victory. Next was in April, winning your 15th major, and now this letter comes after tying Sam Sneed’s record of 82 …

Golf’s Version of the Steroid Era

Distance. Golf’s golden goose. The thing that every player wants a little more of. Long players want to maintain it, shorter players want more of it. Analytics and research show a very logical correlation with distance and success on the PGA Tour. In a watered down explanation, the further you hit it past the field, …