Rex Hoggard

Editorial Staff

Rex Hoggard is a veteran sports writer and a senior writer for, 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.




  • In consecutive days Brendon Todd covered the par-3 17th hole at the Nationwide Tour’s Athens Regional Foundation Classic in two strokes, two aces and six pops less than it took the Tour rookie to complete the par-4 fifth hole at TPC L

  • This just in from, the world No. 1 will play next week’s Quail Hollow Championship, an event he’s played three times and won in 2007.

  • The 24/7 coverage of the NFL draft got us thinking – as if anyone needs instant access to who the Denver Broncos pick in the fourth round – how interesting it would be if Ryder and Presidents Cup captains were allowed to simply

  • FARMINGDALE, N.Y. – Lucas Glover lost his footing at the fourth hole while hitting his tee shot and NBC analyst Johnny Miller applauded his athleticism: “He could have whiffed.”

  • Friendly has become a fad on the PGA Tour. Quail Hollow Club, home to this week’s star-laden Tour stop, has always been a favorite among players, but a little tweaking by officials this year may make the layout an instant classic.

  • As reported in an earlier blog by our colleague Randall Mell, the U.S. Center for Disease Control has recommended all non-essential travel to Mexico be postponed because of the onset of swine flu.

  • Two years ago Tiger Woods and Michael Jordan drew a crowd, maybe the biggest Wednesday gathering ever on Tour, when they played together in the Quail Hollow Championship pro-am.

  • Brandt Snedeker withdrew from this week’s Quail Hollow Championship and headed home to Nashville, Tenn., to receive treatment for a rib injury that flared up three weeks ago at the Masters.

  • Rumors of Hank Haney’s demise have been greatly exaggerated. At least that was Tiger Woods’ figurative take of all the “Axe Hank” talk on the Inter-web since the Masters. On Thursday, the world No.

  • FARMINGDALE, N.Y. – An analyst friend of mine questioned Ricky Barnes’ decision to mark his ball, as best he could in knee-high hay, late Sunday when darkness suspended final-round play at the U.S. Open.