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“Old Lucky No. 7”

Just for fun, a few days after the latest dusting of snow melted away, with nary a soul around to take notice, our...

Tiger Woods

‘Lucky To Be Alive’

Tiger Woods suffered serious injuries to both legs early Tuesday morning in a single-car accident on a suburban street in Southern California. Ron...

Publisher, Captain, Gentleman Extraordinaire

Royal St George’s Tim Dickson Is A Man For This Age

Tim Dickson, 66 – who was born in Dungannon, Northern Ireland, the son of a man who ran a linen business and was...

Triumphant Survivor

In Telling Story Of Abuse, Sagström Relates Power Of Sharing

In telling the story of her sexual abuse as a child, Madelene Sagström bravely relates the power of sharing.

Work of Art

Godfather Of Long Drive Back In Amateur Golf

Art Sellinger, 53, the long-drive guru who transformed the World Long Drive Championship into the spectacle it became, is now teeing it up...

Riviera Country Club clubhouse

Classic Cool Riviera Never Goes Out Of Style

This is one of those weeks in professional golf where it feels almost as much about the place as the players, the tournament...

James Black

Pioneer James Black Remembers A Life In A Lifetime Game

The year was 1964 and James Black, just 22 years old at the time, shot 67 in the first round of the Los...

Mike Whan

Whan Named CEO At USGA

Outgoing LPGA Commissioner Brings A Cultural Change

A cultural change is in the making at the USGA as outgoing LPGA commissioner Mike Whan will take over this summer as the...

Remembering Offbeat Amateur Tommy Goodwin

Comfortable Clothes Were Key

Today, Tommy Goodwin is all but forgotten. But in his day, he was an excellent amateur whose exploits were reported in sports pages...


Codifying The Major-Less “Best-Of” Lists

Our Scott Michaux has taken on the duty of creating "major-less best-of" player categories he calls GNOMEs (Greatest NO Major Ever) and BP-WAMYs...

Titleist ball plant

Titleist Launches Virtual Tours Of Its Ball Plant

Some three years ago, the Acushnet Company opened its Titleist Ball Plant No. 3 to the public for tours. Now, the tours have...

McLemore No. 18

The Best Mountaintop Course in America? 

McLemore Atop Lookout Mountain Makes A Strong Case

When it comes to course architecture, “great”, “mountain” and “golf” are not words that get strung together often, but McLemore atop Lookout Mountain...