After throwing the towel in and being adamant that I would never be back, I have decided to get back to playing professional golf 6 months later. At the time it was a decision… [more]
As is appropriate during Masters week, we have a major champion who solely benefited from a rules infraction to win such a major. In this instance, it is So Yeon Ryu who made up four… [more]
The 2017 Masters is underway, and we're excited to give you a unique preview ahead of this year's event. To begin, we're going to highlight some of the fascinating historical photos… [more]
If you're lucky enough to get your hands on a ticket to The Masters, congratulations. Its an honor to be part of the action at Augusta National and its a lot of fun to plan your visit… [more]
While we watch the elite group of top players compete on the PGA Tour every week, it can be easy to overlook the thousands of professionals fighting for their chance to make it to the… [more]
Tucked away off a major interstate down a back road in San Francisco sits one of the most historic golf courses that we have today. If you’re not careful you can easily drive past… [more]
One thing every golfer can relate to is the pile of miscellaneous scorecards, tees, ball markers and divot repair tools that accumulate after each round we play. To us, these items… [more]
Founded in 1854, the Philadelphia Cricket Club holds the unique distinction of being the oldest country club in America. As the name suggests, the club was founded by a group of students… [more]
The December issue of Golf Digest discussed the similarities between newly designed courses Bluejack National (Tiger Woods) and The Loop at Forest Dunes (Tom Doak). The overarching… [more]
The South Course at Oakland Hills Country Club has played a pivotal role in the history of the game of golf. Not only is it one of the most historic championship golf venues in the… [more]
Pittsburgh Field Club is located in the Fox Chapel suburb of Pittsburgh right next door to Fox Chapel Golf Club. One of the oldest country clubs in Pittsburgh, PFC was founded… [more]
First the superlatives; Oregon is a stunningly beautiful State and we have only covered Portland, the Columbia River Valley, Mount Hood, Bend, Eugene and parts west to Bandon Dunes … [more]
Thanks to all of the new social media outlets, mainly Snapchat, it's easy to keep up with many of the younger PGA Tour players. The world started to take notice when Rickie Fowler,… [more]
In March of 1969, the golf development visionary E. Llwyd Eccelstone acquired 3,200 acres just north of Vero beach proper that encompassed a vast swath of beachfront, Indian Riverfront… [more]
While playing Forsgate Country Club a few years ago, we first discovered the amazing 'Horseshoe Green' design that resembles a crater-like shape in the middle of the green. Charles… [more]
After throwing the towel in and being adamant that I would never be back, I have decided to get back to playing professional golf 6 months later. At the time it was a decision that I had thought long and hard about as I wasn’t enjoying what it meant to be a professional golfer but I now know that you can’t put a price the simple things in life, or your overall happiness. Happiness is….
As is appropriate during Masters week, we have a major champion who solely benefited from a rules infraction to win such a major. In this instance, it is So Yeon Ryu who made up four strokes on leader Lexi Thompson without either player playing a single shot. Naturally, that didn’t stop Ms. Ryu from jumping in the love canal of Palm Springs to celebrate the win. I would categorize such….
The 2017 Masters is underway, and we’re excited to give you a unique preview ahead of this year’s event. To begin, we’re going to highlight some of the fascinating historical photos of Augusta National Golf Club and continue to share interesting facts as the week goes on. Finally we’ll conclude by taking a look at favorites to win this year and other headlines to watch for. Let’s start with a photo….
Check out the lyrics that go with the Masters theme song.. wouldn’t be what you’d expect!! Enjoy
Oakmont Country Club Tour 5/29/11 In the previous post – Oakmont Country Club – I gave a tour of the first five holes at Oakmont Country Club. The following is a tour of the par three sixth hole at Oakmont. The green is very challenging, and the landing area is very small. Any shot that lands on the right side of the green feeds immediately left. Missing right makes for….
In terms of course rankings, two of the more reliable sources are the “Best New Courses” published by Golf Magazine and Golf Digest. For 2010, Golf’s Best New Courses You Can Play is a particularly excellent point of reference. Specifically, number 7 on that list is Lodestone Golf Club, McHenry, Maryland and its beauty. McHenry, Maryland is essentially comprised of a portion of Deep Creek Lake and The Wisp Resort. The….
Olympia Fields Country Club is a bastion of championship golf with the North and South Courses offering all one can handle in every facet of shotmaking. The North is a Willie Park design that has been beefed up to US Open standards. The Park charm is on full display on holes 3 through 7 and then on 12, 13, 14 and 15. The topography is absolutely perfect for good golf….
Founded in 1854, the Philadelphia Cricket Club holds the unique distinction of being the oldest country club in America. As the name suggests, the club was founded by a group of students from the University of Pennsylvania with the intent of continuing their cricket pursuits post-graduation. While cricket remained a focus of the club through the beginning of the 20th century, the game of golf was taking center stage at….
On the road less traveled southeast of Roanoke, Virginia, a dramatic site appears from the rolling countryside as Ballyhack Golf Club’s Clubhouse nears completion. Bisected by a Virginia rural route, Ballyhack’s front and back nine rock and roll over wild terrain with rough edged bunkers and lurking hazards the central features of this brand new course. Despite Ballyhack being solely a golf club, the service and amenities of Ballyhack leave….
Architect William Flynn has designed many great golf courses in his time and Lancaster Country Club is certainly one of them. Built in 1919, Lancaster Country Club follows the natural contours of the rolling hills of the Pennsylvania Dutch countryside. It is a championship venue that features difficult par fours that challenge even the best golfers. The routing of the course is characteristic of the Golden Age of design, as each….
Situated along the Conestoga River in Lancaster, Pennsylvania sits Conestoga Country Club, a challenging golf course designed by golf course architect William Gordon who is also known for his work at Saucon Valley Country Club in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania. At only 6,400 yards, Conestoga CC presents plenty of challenges for golfers of all skill levels. A careful strategy is required throughout the round as positioning off of the tee is essential to….