Rex Hoggard

Editorial Staff

Rex Hoggard is a veteran sports writer and a senior writer for GolfChannel.com, serving as a beat writer for golf’s professional tours. Hoggard handles breaking news, features and opinion stories and contributes to the network’s news reporting team on-site at PGA Tour events and at golf’s major championships.

In addition to his writing contributions for the network, he serves as a co-host on Morning Drive.

Before joining Golf Channel, Hoggard accumulated more than 15 years of journalism experience, including nine years at Golfweek Magazine. He began his career at the Orlando Sentinel, then worked as a staff reporter for the Highline News in Washington before joining Golfweek in 1999. Hoggard also served in the United States Marine Corps from 1986-’90.

 

 

ARTICLES BY Rex Hoggard

  • DUBLIN, Ohio – Saw the power of a good caddie on Saturday. When Tiger Woods stepped to the par-5 fifth tee he asked bagman Stevie Williams for a fairway woods. After a lengthy conversation Woods switched to a driver.

  • DUBLIN, Ohio – Normally a Tour locker room goes ghost town after Friday’s cut, what with half the field headed home or the next tournament.

  • DUBLIN, Ohio – Geoff Ogilvy, who in his youth was known for his on-course temper, played his last two holes on Friday in 3 over, including a fluffy chip at the 18th, for a 74.
     

  • DUBLIN, Ohio – Geoff Ogilvy has the U.S. Open on his mind and it has nothing to do with that out-of-body 63 he posted on Saturday at the Memorial.
     

  • DUBLIN, Ohio – Geoff Ogilvy slipped into Long Island for an early peek at Bethpage’s Black course on Monday and earlier this week Tiger Woods confirmed he will make a scouting trip to the site of this month’s U.S.

  • DUBLIN, Ohio – According to recent studies, the number of rounds played in the United States has taken a hit during the recent economic downturn. Brett Quigley and Ted Purdy are trying single handedly to reverse the trend.

  • DUBLIN, Ohio – Tiger Woods rolled in a 38 footer for birdie at the second hole Sunday at Muirfield Village, his longest putt of any kind for the week by more than 10 yards.
     

  • DUBLIN, Ohio – The media throng trailing Tiger Woods, who needed just eight holes to grab a share of a crowded Memorial lead, were rocked by a roar that came from behind the world No. 1’s pairing.
     

  • DUBLIN, Ohio – Just spotted animal expert Jack Hanna in a cart adjacent the 10th fairway. Seems about right, following eagles by Jonathan Byrd at the seventh and Tiger Woods at the 11th.

  • DUBLIN, Ohio – Not that he wasn't focused on his man's game, but Joe LaCava is a lifelong Yankees fan.