The 19th Hole Golf Show: Changing the winning formula on the PGA Tour
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The 19th Hole Golf Show: Changing the winning formula on the PGA Tour


In the wake of first-timers winning the first five events of the new PGA Tour season, it's time to ask the question if the style of golf required to win has changed. We talk about that in the context of Phil Mickelson firing Butch Harmon, and wonder if this style has evolved from the success of Vijay Singh in the 2000s.

Finally, we talk about the soon-culminating points races on the LPGA Tour and the European Tour.

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Ryan Ballengee is founder and editor of Golf News Net. He has been writing and broadcasting about golf for nearly 20 years. Ballengee lives in the Washington, D.C. area with his family. He is currently a +2.6 USGA handicap, and he has covered dozens of major championships and professional golf tournaments. He likes writing about golf and making it more accessible by answering the complex questions fans have about the pro game or who want to understand how to play golf better.

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