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Ken Venturi Remembers “The Match”

by Jeff Skinner The accolades for Ken Venturi keep on coming and Michael Breed did a nice job acknowledging Venturi on last night’s Golf Fix. Listen to Venturi talk about “The Match” when he and fellow amateur Harvie Ward took on the great Ben Hogan and Byron Nelson.  And if you haven’t read Mark Frost’s book detailing this amazing day in golf go out and get it.  It’s one of the most incredible stories in golf.

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Michael Breed Makes My Weekend

by Jeff Skinner Living in the northeast this time of year is so tough for golfers.  With snow and cold and closed courses preventing us from playing there are few releases for our “golfing Jones.”  Last weekend I found a bit of a respite at the New Jersey Golf Show. It is normally one of the better shows that come to the tri-state area and is full of vendors hawking a million different items and anything remotely golf related.  I… Continue Reading

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Great Stuff in Golf

by Jeff Skinner Short Shots… So youngster Tom Lewis wins his first tournament on the European Tour in only his third start.  Not bad for a twenty year old that dropped out of school and just turned pro.  Now with a two year exemption on the Euro Tour and a half a million in the back he can take care of those that took care of him.  Lewis will pay off all the debt his parents incurred to help him… Continue Reading

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