The Olympic Spirit

August 20, 2016
Inbee Park was the leader after the 3rd round of the Women’s Olympic golf tournament in Rio. The former world #1, who has been battling injuries for the last few months, battled the elements (wind gusts of 30 mph) for a well-deserved 1-under par, 70, giving her a two ...

A Golden Rose

August 14, 2016
The Olympic Golf Course, which was built specifically for the 2016 Rio Olympics, meanders through the Marapendi Natural Reserve which also happens to be home to some pretty exotic wildlife. The world’s largest rodents, the capybara, who can weigh up to 150 pounds, roa...

A Late Bloomer

August 6, 2016
When Jimmy Walker holed his putt for a par-5 on the 72nd hole of last week’s PGA Championship, he became the fourth first time Major winner in 2016. Walker’s 4-round total of 14-under par was one better than world #1 Jason Day whose closing eagle-3 was a quantum cas...

Olympic Golf

July 27, 2016
Golf is making its return to the Olympic Games after a 112 year hiatus. It will probably be a very short-lived comeback. The 4 top ranked Men’s players in the world; Jason Day, Dustin Johnson, Jordan Spieth and Rory McIlroy have all declined to compete. Their uniform ...

The New Duel

July 17, 2016
The 145th edition of the Open Championship was played at Royal Troon who hosted the world’s oldest Major for the ninth time. Royal Troon offers players the opportunity to score on its opening and closing holes which buttress the teeth of the course, its middle holes. ...

A Legacy

July 11, 2016
The last lengthening shadows that lingered around the 18th green at CordeValle Golf Club on Friday evening would usher a brilliant sunset and be the perfect stage for an icon’s farewell.  Se Ri Pak completed her second round of the U.S. Women’s Open at the CordeVal...

Dustin Them Off

July 3, 2016
The South course at Firestone Country Club in Akron, Ohio is really a U.S. Open venue in disguise. It was the host venue for this week’s World Golf Championship-Bridgestone Invitational. The WGC events (there are 4 every year with the others being the Cadillac, Match ...

Front 9-Edition 14

June 27, 2016
1.       In the continuing aftermath of the Rules fiasco at Oakmont during last week’s U.S. Open, USGA chief, Mike Davis issued an official apology on Thursday. Too little and much too late. After Dustin Johnson and playing partner, Lee Westwood, and then the ru...


June 20, 2016
The 116th U.S. Open was played for a record ninth time at Oakmont Country Club in Pennsylvania. Although Oakmont has no water hazards and has cut down over 500 trees during the last 15 years, it is considered by most to be the most difficult of all U.S. Open venues. Whe...

A Major First

June 13, 2016
The Women’s third Major Championship of the year, the KPMG Women’s PGA Championship, was hosted by Sahalee Country Club, in Sammamish, Washington. Now in the second year of a unique pairing, the Women’s PGA Championship is being conducted in partnership with t...
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