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About Todd Dorsa - RotoBaller

New dad to be, avid golfer and Wildland Firefighter.

Todd Dorsa - RotoBaller has written 171 articles so far, you can find them below.


Rickie Fowler Has A Bizarre Weekend At 2018 U.S. Open

Rickie Fowler came into the 2018 U.S. Open very confident after he recently got engaged and finished T2 at the Masters back in April. Fowler started his U.S. Open bid with a three-over 73 on Thursday and followed with an easy one-under 69 on Friday. On Saturday, Fowler knew all he had to do was... Read More

2 years ago

Jordan Spieth Looks To Defend At The Travelers Championship

Jordan Spieth missed the cut this past week at the 2018 U.S. Open at 12-over par. Spieth cited that his poor iron play was key to not setting himself up for opportunities to gain any momentum on the field. He will head to the Travelers Championship this week in search of something he did last year.... Read More

2 years ago

Justin Thomas Grabs Fifth Top-25 Finish In A Major

Justin Thomas rode off into the sunset Sunday after recording his fifth top-25 in the majors, one of which was the 2017 PGA Championship where he won in dramatic fashion that Sunday. This major championship proved to be a bit harder than others, especially with the rough course conditions, and Thomas still managed to finish... Read More

2 years ago

Brooks Koepka Successfully Defends His U.S. Open Title

To win the U.S. Open is a major accomplishment, but to successfully defend it is a whole different ball game. Brooks Koepka showed that it takes guts and pure determination to go back-to-back, especially after his poor start on Thursday where he started his title defense with a dismal five-over 75. Koepka kept himself in... Read More

2 years ago

Jason Day Shooting For Second Major At The 2018 U.S. Open

Jason Day is starting to look like his 2015 self when he won five times, including his first major championship, the 2015 PGA Championship at Whistling Straits. Day already has two wins this season and two more top-10 finishes at the AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am and the Players Championship. Day has continued to be a... Read More

2 years ago


Matt Kuchar Is Working On A Major Breakthrough

After finishing the Memorial Tournament in style by shooting a final-round 65 to finish T13, Matt Kuchar looks to roll that intensity over to Shinnecock Hills. Kuchar has shown time and again that he can infiltrate the top page of the leaderboard, quietly shooting low rounds on Fridays and Saturdays to set up Sunday. A... Read More

2 years ago

Marc Leishman Is A Favorite Heading Into The U.S. Open

Marc Leishman looks primed heading into the 2018 U.S. Open at Shinnecock Hills. While Leishman has not finished better than T18 at the U.S. Open, there are no signs of concern about this year’s championship. Shinnecock Hills is set up this year more like an Open Championship, and Leishman has recorded three top-10 finishes in... Read More

2 years ago

Brooks Koepka Looks To Repeat His 2017 U.S. Open Title

After an opening round of 66, Brooks Koepka found himself on the front page of the leaderboard on opening day at the FedEx St. Jude Classic. Nothing too fancy came of Koepka’s play over the next two days, carding two one-under rounds to sit at six-under par heading into Sunday. Sunday saw the reigning U.S.... Read More

2 years ago

Phil Mickelson Strives For Grand Slam

Phil Mickelson is continuing some stellar play, carding another top-25 finish this past week at the FedEx St. Jude Classic. Mickelson started with an easy four-under 66, vaulting himself to the front page of the leaderboard on opening day. Over the next two days, Mickelson went three-over par, but on Sunday Lefty secured a solid... Read More

2 years ago

Alex Noren Looks To Make His First U.S. Open Cut

2018 has been a very exciting year so far for Alex Noren. He has carded three top-10 finishes so far and only missed two cuts this season. Coming off two fantastic finishes on the European Tour, Noren looks ahead this week to the U.S. Open, where he has only played twice and has missed the... Read More

2 years ago


Rickie Fowler The Best Golfer Without A Major?

Rickie Fowler is one of the most well-liked players on tour, but being well-liked does not win golf tournaments, especially not major championships. Fowler traditionally will put himself into contention and completely lose it when it matters the most. This isn’t stating that Fowler does not have the game to compete, having nine top-10 finishes... Read More

2 years ago

Hideki Matsuyama Is Japan’s Best Hope For A Major

Hideki Matsuyama is a Japanese superstar and has a remarkable record in major championships. He has carded eight top-10 finishes since 2013 in all four major championships, including two top-10 finishes at the U.S. Open. At the 2017 U.S. Open, Matsuyama finished T2 alongside Brian Harmon at 12-under par and four shots behind the eventual... Read More

2 years ago

Jordan Spieth Hopes To Catch Fire At U.S. Open

Heading into this week's U.S. Open, Jordan Spieth will have to shake off the cloud of uncertainty from his last start, the Memorial Tournament, where he missed the cut by two strokes. Spieth looks to have most of his game clicking, but in order to win his next major, Spieth will need to find that special... Read More

2 years ago

Justin Thomas Loses World No. 1 Ranking

Justin Thomas was dethroned as the world No. 1 in the Official World Golf Rankings this past week due to Dustin Johnson’s epic hole-out eagle on the 72nd at the FedEx St. Jude Classic. In the past three U.S. Open tournaments, Thomas has only one top-10 finish, which came last year at Erin Hills, where... Read More

2 years ago

Marc Leishman Implodes On 72nd Hole At The Memorial

After opening with a two-over 74 on Thursday at the Memorial Tournament, Marc Leishman carded a two-under 70 to right the ship and head into the weekend at even par. Moving day saw Leishman come home in 32 to card an easy five-under 67 to sit at five-under for Sunday. Sunday looked to be a wash... Read More

2 years ago


Matt Kuchar Was A Green-In-Regulation Machine

Matt Kuchar opened this year’s Memorial Tournament with a one-under par 71 but pulled his game into high gear and fired off a four-under 68 to put him at five-under heading into the weekend. Kuchar seemed to have found neutral on Saturday and coasted home with an even-par 72, but on Sunday, Kuchar carded a... Read More

2 years ago

Jason Day Fizzles After Hot Start At The Memorial

Jason Day entered last week's event looking claim his third title of the year in his backyard but failed to get anything moving over the weekend. Day started the tournament with a pair of fiery four-under 68s but completely fell apart over the weekend, going four-over for both days and finishing T44 at four-under par.... Read More

2 years ago

Phil Mickelson Looks To Be Back To Form After A Much-Needed Break

Phil Mickelson opened his 2018 Memorial Tournament title chase with a disappointing two-over 74. On Friday, Mickelson turned up the heat and carded a fantastic six-under 66 and continued to apply the heat over the weekend by shooting a 70 and 68, respectively, to finish T13 at 10-under. This week, Mickelson heads to the St.... Read More

2 years ago

Brooks Koepka Is Catching Fire Heading Into St. Jude Classic

Coming off a stellar second-place finish at the Fort Worth Invitational, Brooks Koepka looks to be catching fire heading into this week's event at the St. Jude Classic. In the last four years, Koepka has had two top-five finishes and a top-20, showing he knows his way around TPC Southwind. If Koepka can keep this... Read More

2 years ago

Rickie Fowler Grabs Another Top-10 At The Memorial Tournament

Rickie Fowler finished in the top 10 for the second year in a row at the Memorial Tournament. This year he finished T8 at 11-under par after opening with an even-par 72 on Thursday and carding three sub-60 rounds over the course of the tournament. Fowler will be back in action at the U.S. Open,... Read More

2 years ago


Hideki Matsuyama Starts Strong At Memorial Tournament

Hideki Matsuyama started his 2018 Memorial campaign Thursday with a blistering seven-under 65 to place him near the top of the leaderboard. For the duration of the tournament, Matsuyama carded three one-under rounds to finish T13 at 10-under par. Matsuyama ranked No. 1 in putts per green in regulation at 1.583. Matsuyama will have this... Read More

2 years ago

Jordan Spieth Sent Searching After Another Missed Cut

Jordan Spieth was sent home early from the Memorial for his first time ever. Spieth shot a disappointing three-over par 75 on Thursday and followed that with an even-par round of 72 on Friday to miss the cut at three-over. Spieth shot to superstardom in 2015 when he won the first two majors back-to-back and... Read More

2 years ago

Justin Thomas Shows Solid Play Heading Into U.S. Open

Justin Thomas finished T8 at 11-under par this past week at the Memorial Tournament. Thomas opened up on Friday with a ho-hum even-par round of 72 but got himself back into red numbers on Friday with a comfortable three-under 69. Over the weekend, Thomas fired off a pair of cool four-under 68s to wrap up... Read More

2 years ago

Phil Mickelson Hopes To Be Rejuvenated After The Players

Making his first start since the Players Championship, Phil Mickelson will be hoping his three-week break will help revitalize his game and energy. In his previous two starts at the Memorial Tournament, Mickelson finished T20 and T22, respectively. Putting will be essential this week at Muirfield Village Country Club, and Mickelson is ranked second in... Read More

2 years ago

Marc Leishman Hungry For Another Win

After finishing in second place at the AT&T Byron Nelson to Aaron Wise, Marc Leishman looks ready to capture another win. Leishman has been steadily progressing in the right direction with six top-10 finishes this season alone. In the last five years, Leishman finished in the top 25 three times and had one top-five finish... Read More

2 years ago


Jason Day A Favorite Entering This Week

Jason Day is coming in as one of the favorites this week at the Memorial Tournament, and with a win and a T5 in his last two starts, one would have to agree. Day leads the tour in two strokes-gained categories -- putting and total. In 2017, Day finished T15 alongside fellow countryman Marc Leishman.... Read More

2 years ago

Hideki Matsuyama Looks To Pull From Past Memories

2014 was a fantastic year for Hideki Matsuyama. He recorded four top-10 finishes, and one of them was a win at the Memorial Tournament to be exact. To follow up a brilliant performance in 2015, Matsuyama finished T5 alongside Jim Furyk and Marc Leishman. In the next two years, he missed the cut and had... Read More

2 years ago

Justin Thomas To Make First Start As World No. 1

Justin Thomas was minted the world No. 1 after his T11 finish at the Players Championship, overtaking Dustin Johnson, who held the spot for 64 weeks. Thomas already has two wins and a handful of top-10s this season heading into this week's event the Memorial Tournament. Last year, Thomas finished T4 alongside Matt Kuchar, and... Read More

2 years ago

Alex Noren Looks Strong After BMW PGA Championship

Alex Noren started his title defense off on the right foot, carding a three-under 69. On Friday, Noren went one better, shooting a brisk four-under 68 to set himself up for the weekend. Noren looked as if he had stalled out at the end of moving day, carding an OK two-under par 70, but he... Read More

2 years ago

Matt Kuchar Flip Flops At Fort Worth Invitational

Matt Kuchar had a very weird set of rounds last week at the Fort Worth Invitational. On Friday, Kuchar opened with a welcoming three-under par 67, then completely flopped with a three-over 73. Saturday saw Kuchar fire back with a five-under 65, but only to falter on Sunday, shooting even par to finish T32 at... Read More

2 years ago


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