OFFBEAT: Oregon Course To Offer Goats As Caddies View More
Goats will soon be serving as caddies at McVeigh's Gauntlet, a seven-hole course at Silvies Valley Ranch.

OFFBEAT: Oregon Course To Offer Goats As Caddies

They may not be able to read a green or tell you which club to hit, but they promise to be the most unique caddie you’ve ever had. The Retreat and Links at Silvies Valley Ranch in Oregon will start using goats to act as caddies on their seven-hole course,…

WATCH: Nantz Riffs On Self Playing Backyard Hole View More
CBS broadcaster Jim Nantz hitting shots in his backyard at his Pebble Beach house. (via Twitter)

WATCH: Nantz Riffs On Self Playing Backyard Hole

CBS broadcaster Jim Nantz, whose voice has become synonymous with the Masters, had a little fun with the crew of The Dan Patrick Show at his Pebble Beach home this week. Check out this video one of the show’s bloggers tweeted, showing Nantz calling his own shot while playing his…

NEWS: Streelman, Hossler Lead After Blissful Opening Day View More
Beau Hossler plays a bunker shot on the 18th hole at Pebble Beach during the first round of the AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am. Photo Credit: Orlando Ramirez, USA Today Sports

NEWS: Streelman, Hossler Lead After Blissful Opening Day

PEBBLE BEACH, CALIFORNIA | If there is a rap against the AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am, it’s this: In good years, the weather is only lousy and it can sometimes take close to six hours to play 18 holes when there are two pros, two amateurs, a decent crop of rough…

NEWS: Nicklaus Steps Away From Day-To-Day Role In His Company View More
Howard Milstein and Jack Nicklaus

NEWS: Nicklaus Steps Away From Day-To-Day Role In His Company

There is no more Jack Nicklaus at the Nicklaus Companies. According to a press release put out on Thursday, the 78-year-old Nicklaus, who formed his eponymous company nearly 50 years ago, will step away from day-to-day operations. “I have spent my life building the Nicklaus Companies,” Nicklaus said in a…

QUICK TAKE: Big Names Once Again Descend On Pebble Beach View More
From Bob Hope (l) and Bing Crosby to Bill Murray, entertainers have been an enduring aspect of the PGA Tour's annual stop in Pebble Beach.

QUICK TAKE: Big Names Once Again Descend On Pebble Beach

First played in 1937, the event that was initially known informally as the Crosby Clambake (after its founder and longtime organizer Bing Crosby) and exists today as the AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am has long been lauded for its star power, in the form of the top tour professionals it is…

New Tool From USGA Campaign Aims To Help Courses View More
A new USGA tool can help golf courses determine the least-used parts of the course, which can save on maintenance.

New Tool From USGA Campaign Aims To Help Courses

The USGA has always been at the forefront of scientific research and intricate if not sometimes arcane history. If you want to run down a rabbit hole of info on the four U.S. Opens played at Myopia Hunt Club before 1910, or deep-dive into data-driven analysis on spin ratios, moments…

Rory Revved Up For Pebble Beach Pro-Am Debut View More
Rory McIlroy is making his AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am debut this week. (Action Images via Reuters/Craig Brough)

Rory Revved Up For Pebble Beach Pro-Am Debut

PEBBLE BEACH, CALIFORNIA | For Rory McIlroy, his first appearance in the AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am comes with both a practical and an emotional benefit. McIlroy will spend the next three days – four if they play well enough – with his father, Gerry, who is his amateur partner at…

NEWS: Tony Romo to Play in PGA Tour Event View More
Tony Romo during his NFL days with the Dallas Cowboys. (Photo Credit: Tim Heitman-USA TODAY Sports / Reuters Picture Supplied by Action Images)

NEWS: Tony Romo to Play in PGA Tour Event

Tony Romo is used to being in the spotlight, but this time, it will be with a golf club in his hand instead of a helmet on his head. The former Dallas Cowboys quarterback and current lead analyst for the NFL on CBS will compete in the PGA Tour’s Corales…