Play the “Old School Augusta National”

by Jeff Skinner Every time there is a discussion about today’s titanium, graphite, hot ball infused crop of professionals versus the “old school” golfers I usually end up ranting.  My rant usually ends with arguing that Augusta National should have another tournament with Augusta set up the way it was in before it was Tiger-proofed.  Let today’s players hike those hills with steel shafts, persimmon heads and a ball that travels fifty yards less and see what happens. Now, my… Continue Reading


Peter Dawson Defends Old Course Changes…Again

by Jeff Skinner As the work at St. Andrews continues so does the debate about the work and the way the whole thing was handled.  Unrelenting in his disdain for the changes and the powers that initiated them is Geoff Shackelford.   His blog, Geoff Shackelford.com is ground zero for all things St. Andrews and the recent changes going on there. He posted a scathing blog about Peter Dawson’s recent defense of why the announcement came as late as it did. … Continue Reading