Author: Keegan Rush

I am the Co-Founder of Almost Average Golf and Blue Pack Marketing. I am originally from Little Washington, NC and despite being bad at golf myself, love to watch good golfers and social media golfers alike. My writing has been nationally syndicated for Bleacher Report, Yardbarker and MSN.

Xander Schauffele’s recent win at the 2024 PGA Championship was the biggest moment in his career so far. This win was more than just a testament to his skill and determination. It was also a celebration of the enduring partnership with his caddie and close friend, Austin Kaiser. The pair’s journey from college teammates to PGA Tour champions is a story of friendship, trust, and mutual respect. Xander Schauffele and Austin Kaiser first met at San Diego State University, where they were both key members of the San Diego State Aztecs golf team. Their friendship began on the college golf…

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The Charles Schwab Challenge is set to return to the Colonial Country Club in Fort Worth, Texas, next weekend. This tournament, steeped in history and tradition, has been a fixture on the PGA Tour since 1946, making it one of the longest-running events on the tour. Designed by John Bredemus and opened in 1936, Colonial Country Club staged the US Open as soon as 1941, after Perry Maxwell had altered holes three, four and five. This wonderful classic course has hosted this event since its inception and on the PGA Tour, only the Masters has been staged at the same…

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The 2024 PGA Championship was a big deal for the 16 players on the LIV Golf breakaway tour. Both exempted players and players who received special invitations from the PGA of America, were eager to showcase their skills on one of golf’s biggest stages. The PGA prides itself on hosting the best field in golf, and the inclusion of these players from Greg Norman’s Saudi-backed tour was a testament to that commitment. The results were mixed for LIV Golfers, with 11 players making the one-under cut mark, leaving 78 players in contention for the weekend. However, Jon Rahm was the…

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The world of golf was shocked when Scottie Scheffler, the world’s No. 1 golfer, was detained outside Valhalla Golf Course prior to the second round of the PGA Championship. The 2024 PGA Championship at Valhalla Golf Club in Louisville, Kentucky, was marred by a tragic accident that resulted in a fatal collision between a shuttle bus and a pedestrian. The incident caused a major traffic jam that ultimately led to the arrest of the world’s No. 1 golfer, Scottie Scheffler. The golfer was arrested by Louisville Metro Police and booked into the Department of Corrections on charges of second-degree assault,…

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Bryson DeChambeau has often been the center of attention for both his unique style and his performances. The 2024 PGA Championship was no exception. DeChambeau’s final round was nothing short of dramatic as he narrowly missed out on his second major title.  Despite the disappointment of coming up one shot short of victory, with Xander Schauffele birdieing the final hole for the win, DeChambeau had a remarkable weekend. His performance moved him up to 35th in the latest world rankings, and it was yet another major where he was in contention on the final day. After fading in his pursuit…

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Michael Block will be in the field at the PGA Tour’s Charles Schwab Challenge this weekend. It will be his second high-profile tournament in a row, following his appearance in the 2024 PGA Championship. His “golf Cinderella” story has resurfaced as a reminder that the beauty of golf lies in the fact that even the humblest player can have his minute (or tournament) of glory. Unlike most immensely talented golfers, Michael Block didn’t grow up dreaming of a life on tour. His goals were much more humble, revolving around a plan that he devised very early in his life. “I…

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Paige Spiranac has made a name for herself in the world of sports and social media. One of her career highlights was joining the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit family in 2018, gracing the beaches of Aruba. Now, Spiranac returned to the SI Swimsuit set for the Legends photo shoot in Hollywood, Florida, where she posed for photographer Yu Tsai. At the iconic SI Swimsuit Legends photo shoot, held at the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino, Spiranac stunned in a Maria Lucia Hohan gown, Dolce & Gabbana heels and Melinda Maria jewelry, embodying both elegance and empowerment. The event celebrated six…

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Nelly Korda’s recent performances have been nothing short of phenomenal. Her pursuit of becoming the first player in LPGA history to win six consecutive starts has garnered significant attention, but it is crucial to acknowledge that this achievement is not only remarkable but also a testament to her dedication and skill. Yet, despite her remarkable accomplishments, the media spotlight seems to be elsewhere. Women’s golf, like many other women’s sports, often finds itself overshadowed by its male counterparts. The media coverage, television broadcasts, and general attention given to women’s golf are significantly less compared to men’s golf. This disparity is…

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The 2024 Mizuho Americas Open ended at Liberty National Golf Club in Jersey City, N.J., with Nelly Korda’s sixth victory of the season. It was another hard-fought victory for Korda, who narrowly beat Australia’s Hannah Green. Nelly Korda climbed to first place in the Mizuho Americas Open after the third round, two strokes ahead of Hannah Green. But in the final round, the Australian quickly recovered the deficit and both were head to head until the last hole. In fact, Green’s bogey and Korda’s par on the 18th hole decided the victory of the American by one stroke. The Mizuho…

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The 2024 PGA Championship at Valhalla Golf Club in Louisville, Kentucky was a tournament that kept spectators on the edge of their seats. The competition was fierce, with top players vying for the lead and showing off their golfing skills. The leaderboard was a testament to the close competition, with the top spots changing hands several times throughout the tournament. The final round of the 2024 PGA Championship was a nail-biter as Xander Schauffele, Viktor Hovland, Bryson DeChambeau and Collin Morikawa all battled for the title. In the end, it was Schauffele who emerged victorious at 21 under par. It…

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