If you’re new to our course, you may want to subscribe to our RSS feed. Thanks for visiting!Last year the USA made history by playing both the men’s and women’s U.S. Open’s on the same course in back to back weeks. This year the USGA went back to its normal routine with different weeks and venues and the truth is the courses couldn’t be more different. The men played on a baked out, extra firm, mostly brown links layout that… Continue Reading
The USGA is in the middle of its championship summer and this week it is the U.S. Women’s Open at Lancaster Country Club in Lancaster Pa. Michelle Wie is trying to defend her 2014 title which she earned at the USGA’s historic back to back opens at Pinehurst No.2 last June. It was Wie’s breakthrough major victory and combined with her win at The Lotte Championship she was poised to fulfill her potential and challenge for the number one spot… Continue Reading
The Old Course at St. Andrews will welcome the world’s best golfers next week and no course holds such a revered place in golf history. From Old Tom Morris to Rory McIlroy and all in between the Old Course is the ultimate venue. Bobby Jones gave St. Andrews and the Old Course the definitive compliment when he was welcomed back to the city in 1958 to receive the Freedom of the City. Benjamin Franklin was the only other American who… Continue Reading
The first hole at St. Andrews is named Burn for the Swilcan Burn that fronts the green. It offers all the challenge any golfer needs. The second hole is a longer par four called Dyke which features two new bunkers in front of the green.
Painful news for world number one Rory McIlroy: he has ruptured a ligament in his ankle. Rory posted on Instagram a picture of him on crutches with a boot covering his left ankle with this caption: Total rupture of left ATFL (ankle ligament) and associated joint capsule damage in a soccer kickabout with friends on Saturday. Continuing to assess extent of injury and treatment plan day by day. Rehab already started….. Working hard to get back as soon as I… Continue Reading
Everyone has a solution for Tiger Woods’ woes. Like many Ranger Rick’s (Tiger’s phrase) he kills it on the range but can’t bring it to the course. Peter Kostis breaks down Tiger’s Range Swing versus his Tee Swing. And there is a significant difference. Maybe Kostis is right and Tiger has the same problem many of us do: we get too tense on the tee and it results in a loss of tempo. Been there done that. Shaquille O’Neal played,… Continue Reading
Danny Lee survived a four man playoff to claim his first PGA Tour victory at The Greenbrier Classic.” Well, survive isn’t the right word because the 24 year old birdied the first two playoff holes to outduel David Hearn, Robert Streb and Kevin Kisner. With the win Lee, who was born in South Korea but hails from New Zealand cashes a $1.2 million check, is exempt on tour through and punches his ticket to The Open Championship.
Here are a few “golf” questions I thought I would never, ever hear. Does golf really need Donald Trump? A while ago Trump was buying golf courses as a hobby but recently he is one of a handful of deep pocketed entrepreneurs that are some of the few that are actually building golf courses. Like it or not Trump is a player in golf’s big time. The USGA and the PGA of America both have majors scheduled at Trump’s Bedminster… Continue Reading
News Flash: Tiger Woods shot a four under par 66 in the opening round of The Greenbrier Classic. Woods bounced back from his 80-76 missed cut at the U.S. Open by shooting his best round of the season. His previous best was a 68 in the third round of The Masters over three months ago. It was a strange round for Woods as he actually hit 10 of 14 fairways and 14 of 18 greens. His round did have a… Continue Reading
Bubba Watson is looking to go back to back this week at the Greenbrier Classic. Fresh off his eighth PGA Tour win at The Travelers Watson is feeling quite at home at the Old White Course since making the Greenbrier his summer home a few seasons ago. Back to back isn’t easy on the PGA Tour but on courses set up to yield some birdies Bubba certainly has a fighting chance. Bubba is known for his long game but the… Continue Reading