Category: Opinion

OPINION: Time to Eliminate Montana High School Golf Spectator Ban  View More
Spectators — including family, friends and college coaches — are not allowed to watch Montana high school golfers compete. (Photo Credit: Montana Sports)

OPINION: Time to Eliminate Montana High School Golf Spectator Ban 

The problem has existed since the 1970s. But in the last couple of weeks, thanks to the magic of the internet, another ridiculous high school golf rule, this one out of Montana, has received the attention and scorn it deserves. The rule is as simple as it is idiotic: no…

OPINION: Suspended Fritsch Proves The ‘Jones Standard’ Is Alive And Well

OPINION: Suspended Fritsch Proves The ‘Jones Standard’ Is Alive And Well

We’re used to golfers self-policing. Whether it’s a friendly match or a major championship, players calling penalties on themselves for everything from balls moving and twigs breaking to rogue 15th clubs hiding under headcovers are so commonplace that they are no longer news. The Bobby Jones standard (and for you…

OPINION: You Missed Out If You Didn’t Watch Saturday At The Solheim Cup View More
Celebration time: Paula Creamer and Austin Ernst of Team USA celebrate on Day 2 of The Solheim Cup at Des Moines Golf and Country Club. (Photo credit: Stuart Franklin/Getty Images)

OPINION: You Missed Out If You Didn’t Watch Saturday At The Solheim Cup

WEST DES MOINES, IOWA | If you missed Saturday at the Solheim Cup, you missed the best golf show of the year and Exhibit 1A of why women’s golf is worth every minute you give it. For starters, the folks who run the thing said the crowd numbered 25,000. But…