Len Ziehm

About Len Ziehm

Len Ziehm has been covering golf for over 50 years. He was the golf columnist for the Chicago Sun-Times for 41 years and has been in the same role for the Daily Herald and several regional newspapers since 2009. Len is also a regular contributor to the Chicago District Golfer magazine and the Illinois PGA website and his travel pieces are regularly published in Illinois Golfer and the Ohio Golf Journal. His works for all publications are available at a href="http://lenziehmongolf.com">lenziehmongolf.com. It is in its 10th year of operation and has been enhanced by the photography provided by his partner Joy Sarver in the last four years. Since moving to PGA Village in Port St. Lucie, FL, in 2016 Len has added the Morning Read and its partner wheretogolfnext.com website to his regular writing duties. An inductee into the Illinois Soccer Hall of Fame in 2004 (for his reporting and youth coaching, not as a player), Len will also be inducted into the Illinois Golf Hall of Fame on Oct. 18. He is also on the Advisory Board of the International Network of Golf, is a lifetime member of the Golf Writers Association of America and a member of the Golf Travel Writers of America.

Texas Resort Horseshoe Bay Figures to Cash in on Big Money Upgrades

HORSESHOE BAY, Texas – This is good news for all of golf. Major new construction, renovations and upgrades aren’t just being done in the Missouri Ozarks. Not by a long shot. Other golf destinations – especially in Texas – are taking on expensive projects as well. Granted all the projects undertaken by the visionary Johnnie Morris [...]

By |2020-10-19T19:29:45-04:00October 19th, 2020|Categories: News|Tags: , |

Kilmarlic’s Cottages provide a big boost to golf on the Outer Banks

POWELLS POINT, N.C. – Golf has been played around the Outer Banks of North Carolina since 1988 but its development was a slow one. Nags Head Links was the first to open,  and The Sound Links, The Pointe, Currituck, Carolina Club, Kilmarlic, The Pines and Scotch Hall Preserve all were taking players by 2008. Those courses [...]

By |2020-10-11T17:22:49-04:00October 11th, 2020|Categories: Golf Courses and Destinations|Tags: , |

These Trying Times Didn’t Faze Myrtle Beach’s Founders Group

MYRTLE BEACH, South Carolina — Believe it or not, there are some good things coming out of this horrible pandemic that has negatively impacted the U.S. for the last nine months. It created a bigger demand for golf nation-wide — play is up over 20 percent, according to the National Golf Foundation —  and the pandemic [...]

By |2020-10-06T06:31:44-04:00October 6th, 2020|Categories: Golf Courses and Destinations|Tags: , |

Six Great Golf Road Trips

PORT St. LUCIE, Florida – Golf travel options in the United States for the next few months will be reduced as winter weather transitions into most of the country. That doesn’t mean that golf isn’t happening at many of our favorite American destinations. Here’s a sampling of what’s going on at some of the most popular [...]

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