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Informed Golf Journalism

The Unsung Brilliance Of The New And Jubilee

The Old Course gets most of the attention in St. Andrews, but the less-celebrated New and Jubilee courses also rank among the very...

Course Design

Senior Amateurs Exhibit Endurance, Ability

The U.S. Senior Amateur and U.S. Senior Women’s Amateur might be labeled golf’s greatest endurance tests. The finalists in each of these two...


The Dreaded ‘S’ Word 

It Is The Utterance That Makes Players Recoil

Even the top professionals cringe and speak in whispers when they go back to what Hinako Shibuno said to her caddie before playing...


He’s No Daredevil

Kelly Knievel Gets His Kicks From Golf

Kelly Knievel, son of the late legendary daredevil Evil Knievel, is no daredevil himself but he is seeking a few thrills at the...


Players Say Money Not Top Motivation At Tour Championship

The $15 million payday for the winner of the Tour Championship is – in the words of Justin Thomas – “an extremely substantial...

Men's Pro

‘We’ve Got This’

Monahan Signals Progress On Pace Of Play

With East Lake Golf Club still quiet outside and the duty of presenting a $15 million winner’s check to a player Sunday afternoon...

Men's Pro

Four Macs Make The Rules Go Round 

Wherever the USGA is holding a national championship, rules officials Malcolm McLachlan, Reed McGregor, Tom McCutcheon and Gerry MacDonald – the four Macs...


Speed Merchants

Two Pros Offer Antidotes To Slow-Play Plague

Despite the gathering furor about slow play on the PGA Tour, a women’s major winner and an Arizona club pro are at the...


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The Genius Of The Old Course

The Old Course at St. Andrews is almost certainly the most famous course on the planet, but what is not acknowledged as often...

Course Design

Women’s Am Champ Ruffels Evokes Compelling Comparisons

Gabriela Ruffels, fresh off her victory at the U.S. Women's Amateur, is drawing the praise you might expect of a champion. But one...


Stating His Case

Precocious Castillo Makes Compelling Walker Cup Argument

Ricky Castillo, an 18-year-old from Southern California, has made a compelling case to be included on the U.S. Walker Cup team. He turned...