For two decades, Dodson was a contributing editor and regular columnist for Golf magazine, and a golf and travel correspondent for Departures magazine from American Express Publishing. During the course of a 30-year writing career, his work has earned awards from the USGA and other industry organizations. In 2006, he was the Louis D. Rubin Jr. writer-in-residence at Hollins University in Virginia. Dodson is a distinguished alumnus of East Carolina University. Dodson has been a prolific author. Among his most notable books are Final Rounds (1996), The Dewsweepers (2001) and A Golfer’s Life (with Arnold Palmer).
Sean Fairholm is a staff writer for Global Golf Post. A graduate of North Carolina State University’s PGA Golf Management program and a former writer at PGA Magazine, he has covered golf for over 10 years. He is a weekly contributor to Honda Classic Live, a radio show on ESPN West Palm Beach. He and his wife Anja live in Gainesville, Fla., with their dog Hogan.
Lewine Mair is a Senior Writer with Global Golf Post who writes about a variety of events – men’s and women’s – in Europe and the Middle and Far East. Mair covered golf, tennis and a variety of other sports for the Daily Telegraph before becoming that paper’s Golf Correspondent for twelve years. She has twice featured on the short-list for the British Sports Writer of the Year and has been a runner-up in the American Golf Writers’ News award. . She has also won the Rolex award for her coverage of women’s golf.
Jim Nugent is the Founder & Publisher of Global Golf Post. He has worked in golf media for more than a quarter century, and he is a frequent guest on Golf Channel and numerous golf talk radio shows across the country. He covers the amateur game on a global basis. He resides in Glenview, Illinois.
John Steinbreder is a senior writer at Global Golf Post as well as the course architecture and travel editor. He also covers the amateur game and regularly reports on the golf equipment industry. An award-winning journalist with some 40 years experience, he is the author of 20 books. Prior to graduating from the University of Oregon’s School of Journalism, Steinbreder studied at Franklin University in Lugano, Switzerland and the University of Nairobi in Kenya. He and his wife Cynthia have two daughters, Exa and Lydia, and live in Redding, Connecticut.
John Hopkins is one of the world’s most experienced golf writers. He has written about that sport for a half century, for The Sunday Times, then The Times and now Global Golf Post. In 2008 he was named “Sports Internet Writer of the Year” by the [British] Sports Journalists’ Association. In 2013 he became only the second non-American and the first newspaperman to receive the Lifetime Achievement Award in Journalism from the PGA of America. He has covered 150 major championships, including 39 Masters Tournaments, the same number of US Opens, more than 40 Open Championships and 21 Ryder Cups. He has written seven books on golf, the most recent being “Fore! The Best of John Hopkins on Golf.”
Scott Michaux spent 30 years in newspaper journalism including 17 years as the sports columnist at The Augusta Chronicle. His news, column, and feature writing garnered national recognition from the Society of Professional Journalists, Associated Press Sports Editors and 10 first-place awards from the Golf Writers Association of America. A graduate of the University of Virginia, he now lives near Athens, GA.
Steve Eubanks is the editor of Global Golf Post Plus as well as a New York Times bestselling author. Before venturing into journalism, he played college golf and was a PGA of America professional and club general manager where he specialized in distressed properties. In that role, Steve worked out golf assets for clients such as Prudential, Citibank, the Royal Bank of Scotland and the United States Department of Justice. He and a group of partners also owned a couple of golf courses.
Then, in a dramatic career shift, Steve wrote a number of books including Augusta: Home of the Masters Tournament, At The Turn, To Win and Die in Dixie and All American. He has written extensively about college football, Major League baseball and covered hundreds of golf events around the globe, Steve authored two books with Arnold Palmer and collaborated with Paul Azinger, Butch Harmon, and Laura Baugh.
In addition to his editing duties, Steve continues to write extensively about women’s golf and the LPGA Tour.
Brought up on the English-Welsh border, in the county of Shropshire, Matt was first introduced to golf by the worldwide success of a pair of locals by the name of Sandy Lyle and Ian Woosnam. He has worked for ESPN, Sky Sports, NBC Rotoworld, Open.com, Forbes, and Planet Sport among many others. He’s a regular contributor to a number of podcasts and radio shows, including the DP World Tour’s Race to Dubai Show, the BBC’s The Cut, Sporting Life, and Open Radio. A keen traveler, he’s watched and/or played golf in a wide range of locations including Kazakhstan, Nepal, Korea, Sri Lanka, Seychelles, and Tanzania.
Richard’s career mixes award-winning journalism with a role as a strategic adviser to sport governing bodies, sponsors and agencies. In 2019 he was listed number five in the sport category of PR Week’s Powerbook list of industry influencers, and was recently named in Sportico’s top sports business people to follow.
The Unofficial Partner sports business podcast is the leading sports business podcast in the UK and Europe, with a community of listeners from across sport and the industry sectors it touches.
His book on leadership in sport, The Captain Myth, was named as The Guardian’s golf book of the year in 2016.
As a journalist, Richard was editor of SportBusiness International (2000-2004) before writing for a host of major international news organisations including the Financial Times, Wall Street Journal, The Guardian, The Irish Times and many leading magazine and online titles.
Between 2014 – 2019, Richard was Managing Partner of a specialist sport and entertainment consulting group within Havas, the sixth largest marketing group in the world. Clients included BT/EE, Molson Coors, Domino’s, Premier League, Chelsea FC, Liverpool FC, UNICEF and Otro (the football digital platform owned by David Beckham, Lionel Messi and Neymar Jr). Before joining Havas, Richard was a strategic comms advisor to Lloyds Bank on its London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games Official Partnership.
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Patrick Hand has contributed to numerous publications including Golf Journal, The Washington Post, LA Weekly, and Washington City Paper.
Since 2020, Patrick has regularly contributed to Global Golf Post, writing primarily about golf’s rich history. He is a graduate of Catholic University in Washington, D.C., and Fordham Law School in New York. Patrick lives in Rapidan, Virginia with his wife, Katie, and their two sons.