The Jones Cup Keeps Up Its Stature with a World-Class Field

Augusta State’s Patrick Reed defeated Frenchman Victor Dubuisson in a one-hole, sudden-death playoff Sunday to capture the Jones Cup at the prestigious Ocean Forest Golf Club in Sea Island, Ga. Both players finished at 6-over-par and Reed triumphed when two of Dubuisson’s tee balls found a water hazard on the…

Season To Remember: Smith's 2009 is a dram come true for a working amateur

How does this sound for a dream summer? You win your three major state amateur championships. With your sights set on making the Walker Cup team, you spend the summer chasing the college kids at the usual haunts … Sunnehanna, the Porter Cup, the Northeast and the Western Amateur. Not only do…

Island Greens: Barbados can be intoxicating on and off the course

St. James, Barbados – Let’s start by acknowledging that the best reason to visit this Caribbean isle may well be the caramel-colored elixir produced there, Mount Gay. And when visitors are not swilling that luscious nectar to the soulful beat of Ska music in Bajan rum shacks, they are sipping it…