The Masters, one of the most unusual events in sports, is all about tradition and it's defined by a set of odd rules and customs that just don't exist outside of Augusta National. It's great.
Golf’s ruling bodies, the R&A and USGA, are just steps away from dictating elite players (top amateurs and professionals) should play with equipment different from recreational golfers.
At the end of each year, it’s fun to look back and reflect on the stories that attracted our attention. Some are obviously significant and maybe set a pathway for the future of our game and a few are merely interesting. Lee Elder—Dead at Age 87 Lee Elder was a true pioneer. He was a professional [...]
OnCore Golf, based Buffalo, N.Y., has been taking on the golf ball category for more than 10 years, and is gearing up for its best decade yet.
Taylor Collins of Fort Lauderdale made history Thursday by becoming the first woman to win the South Florida PGA Professional Championship in the tournament’s 42-year history. Collins, a PGA Assistant Professional at Coral Ridge Country Club in Fort Lauderdale, shot 72 on BallenIsles’ vaunted East Course to win by four shots at 8-under 208. She started [...]
The PGA Tour is the largest professional golf circuit and by any measure an outstanding success thanks to former commissioner Deane Beman’s foresight and business acumen put on steroids by Tim Finchem, commissioner for 22 years and the present Commissioner Jay Monahan. Last November a major expansion was announced when the European Tour needed additional funding. [...]
DAYTONA BEACH, FLA. -- Golf is a game that reveres its rich history. From the Golden Age of design to the competitive exploits of Ben Hogan, Arnold Palmer and their peers, golf ensures that its heroes live on in the eyes of contemporary players. Those efforts have paid dividends as destinations that have ties to golf’s fabled [...]
If you are new to golf or starting to take your rounds more seriously, understanding your golf handicap is a necessity. Golf handicaps are a number that represents the golfer’s ability based on their previous golf round’s scores. It serves the purpose of comparing your performances with other golf players. For men, your golf handicap is [...]
WINDSOR, Florida – The story goes that in the late 1980s, when he was planning Windsor on land that was an old citrus plantation, Andrés Duany coined the phrase “new urbanism,’’ to describe the country club community here in Vero Beach, Fl. More than 30 years later, that phrase still fits, as Windsor remains a 472-acre [...]
The Masters will be played November 12-18, 2020 In 1934 Bobby Jones requested the USGA to host the US Open at Augusta. USGA said no. Angry at the rebuff. Bobby Jones and Clifford Roberts decided to have their own event, which became the Masters. The Masters is not a Championship of anything. "You are the winner [...]