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On The Range Blog - May 23

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On The Range Talent
Host: Gary Williams (Golf Channel)
Analyst: Billy Kratzert (4-time PGA TOUR winner)
Analyst: Bill Harmon (Instructor & Caddie for Jay & Bill Haas)

This Week’s Events
Crowne Plaza Invitational at Colonial
Colonial Country Club - Ft. Worth, TX
Defending Champion: David Toms

Senior PGA Championship presented by KitchenAid
The Golf Club at Harbor Shores - Benton Harbor, MI
Defending Champion: Tom Watson

Featured Players
Rickie Fowler
-2012 Wells Fargo Champion
-Runner-up in 2012 PLAYERS (Last Start)
-3rd appearance in Crowne Plaza Invitational
-Ranks 5th in Total Driving on 2012 PGA TOUR
-Caddie: Joe Skovron

Tom Lehman
-2010 Senior PGA Champion
-2011 Charles Schwab Cup Champion
-5 career Champions Tour wins
-Ranks 1st in Total Driving, Ball Striking and GIR on 2012 Champions Tour
-Swing Coach: Jim Flick

Top 5: PGA TOUR Records
This week is the Senior PGA Championship, the first Senior Major of the 2012 season. Who is the top dog on the senior curcuit? Here are the viewer results of our On The Range Poll and our analyst rankings for Top 5 Champions Tour Players:

Billy Kratzert
1.) Fred Couples ('With the way he is putting, if his back holds up he is simply the best. T12 at Augusta and leading after 36 holes! Who else on the Champions Tour can match that kind of play?')
2.) Tom Lehman
3.) Kenny Perry
4.) John Cook
5.) Bernhard Langer

Gary Williams
1.) Fred Couples ('The biggest name with the biggest game. When right he's the standard and can top 10 on the PGA TOUR.')
2.) Tom Lehman 
3.) Bernhard Langer
4.) Mark Calcavecchia
5.) Jay Haas

Viewer Results
1.) Tom Lehman
2.) Fred Couples 
3.) Bernhard Langer
4.) Olin Browne
5.) Kenny Perry

Next Week's Show
the Memorial Tournament
Wednesday 8:00M ET