Adam Fonseca

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Adam Fonseca has been a writer and blogger since 2005.In addition to his work at SB Nation, he is also the lead golf contributor for the Back9Network. His book The Bag Room was published in August 2011 and is available via When not writing or working he can be most often found on the golf course.

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Tommy Gainey is ready to roll in Disney

With his first career victory at the 2012 McGladrey Classic, Tommy Gainey found a new outlook on his career and his life. What will a second victory mean to the tour veteran at the Children's Miracle Network Hospitals Classic?

Guan, 14, making run for Masters spot

The 2013 Masters is more than five months away, but for 14-year old Guan Tianlang his Augusta dream is well underway.

Pro golf turned scary this Halloween week

You might not see many ghosts or goblins on golf courses this week, but here are a few storylines that made SB Nation contributor Adam Fonseca's skin crawl this Halloween.

Jewelry model poses for Tiger and Rory

Obviously, the addition of a jewelry model on the 12th tee during Rory and Tiger's exhibition match was completely necessary. Obviously.

Ian Poulter learns some trick shots

World trick shot champion Geoff Swain met up with Ian Poulter prior to last month's Ryder Cup. Poulter tried many of the shots. Hilarity ensued.

Tiger Woods' year 'good, but not great'

With only three events left on his calendar for 2012, Tiger Woods took some time to reflect on his year prior to playing in Malaysia.

Ben Crane really likes Sea Island (like, a lot)

After capturing the 2011 McGladrey Classic for his fourth win on the PGA Tour, Ben Crane has struggled with an array of back injuries. This week he hopes to get back on track at one of his favorite courses.

Phil Mickelson duffs $1 million shot on MNF

Phil Mickelson had a chance to win $1 million for charity during halftime at Monday Night Football. Instead, he did the most "Phil Mickelson" thing ever and screwed up a wedge shot.

Euro Tour membership is Tiger's smartest move

Tiger Woods is considering membership on the European Tour following a few recent rule changes to eligibility. With any luck, he will spearhead a trend that can filter throughout professional golf.

Tiger, Rory get served in Turkey

Best buds Tiger and Rory are in action this week in Turkey for the Turkish Airlines World Golf Final. So are Charl Schwartzel and Matt Kuchar, who just mopped the floor with the bromance.

Meet the player better than Rory McIlroy

When you think of the European Tour, you undoubtedly place Rory McIlroy on the top of your players list. Here's why you should instead consider Brenden Grace.

John Daly totally just happened

John Daly showed flashes of greatness during Friday's second round of the JT Shriners Open by firing a 63. In typical "John Daly" style, he followed with an 86 in his third round. Really.

PGA's silly season nothing to laugh at

The FedEx Cup Playoffs have come and gone. All of the year's majors have been decided. Even the Ryder Cup is complete. So why tune in to the PGA Tour's Fall Series events? For those competing, the 'silly season' is no laughing matter.

No Love after historic U.S. collapse

Following the historic collapse by the USA at the Ryder Cup, team captain Davis Love III will face harsh criticism of his coaching strategy. Here's why that shouldn't happen.

Sunday's Ryder Cup pairings favor United States


Sunday's singles matches for the 2012 Ryder Cup have been announced, and assuming things go as planned, the Americans should win the trophy by the time the last groups finish.

U.S. is just 4.5 points away from Ryder Cup glory


The second day of the 2012 Ryder Cup is complete. The European team is showing signs of life, but they're in a massive hole. With the score now at 10-6, Sunday's singles matches will be a race for glory.

United States Dominates Europe Saturday Morning


The United States leads the 2012 Ryder Cup 8 - 4 as both teams head into the afternoon fourball session. Can the Americans but an exclamation on their claim for the Ryder Cup trophy?

U.S. sticks with what's working on Ryder Cup Day 2

The pairings have been released for the second day of the 2012 Ryder Cup, and U.S. captain Davis Love III sticks to his gameplan while Euro captain Jose Maria Olazabal mixes things up.

Photos of 2012 Ryder Cup Thursday practice round

Members of Team USA and Team Europe took to the course at Medinah for one final practice round before the 2012 Ryder Cup.

Photos of the 2012 Ryder Cup Gala

The stars were out at the 2012 Ryder Cup Red Carpet Gala in Rosemont, Ill.

Stars come out to open the 2012 Ryder Cup

With a red carpet Gala on Wednesday night followed by opening ceremonies at Medinah Country Club Thursday, the 2012 Ryder Cup is now officially underway.

Medinah Country Club: Rich in history

Medinah Country Club, no stranger to golf's grandest stages, plays host to the 2012 Ryder Cup.

Fred Couples' Hall Of Fame Induction Sheds Light On Golf's Subjectivity

Fred Couples won 15 times on the PGA Tour, including the 1992 Masters and two Players Championships. Is that enough to warrant induction into the Hall of Fame?

Tour Championship 2012: Players To Watch At East Lake

While most fans' eyes will be watching the pairing of Tiger Woods and Rory McIlroy, 28 other players have a chance of winning the FedEx Cup at this week's Tour Championship.

Rory McIlroy goes for glory at Tour Championship

The final stage of the 2012 FedEx Cup Playoffs tees off this week at the Tour Championship, and all eyes will be on Rory McIlroy.

Jungle Bird Dude Crashes Women's British Open

You may remember that during this year's trophy presentation at the US Open, a weirdo in a British-flag stocking hat jumped in front of Bob Costas and champion Webb Simpson and made some bird...

Arnold Palmer Receives Congressional Gold Medal

Arnold Palmer was awarded the Congressional Gold Medal Wednesday, becoming only the sixth athlete to receive the honor.

An afternoon with Graeme McDowell

Graeme McDowell sits down with SB Nation's Adam Fonseca to discuss the FedEx Cup playoffs and how he's preparing for the 2012 Ryder Cup in Chicago.

Tiger Vs. Rory: The Show We've All Been Waiting For

Make no mistake about it; Tiger vs. Rory is the golf rivalry this generation has been longing for.

BMW Championship 2012: McIlory, Simpson, Van Pelt Lead After First Round

U.S. Open champion Webb Simpson, PGA Champion Rory McIlory and Bo Van Pelt have climbed to the top of the leaderboard at the 2012 BMW Championship, however Tiger Woods remains close behind. All...

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