Say a lot of things about 2020, but regardless of the bleak outlook for all sports in mid-March – golf included – this was far from a lost year. The PGA Tour took a 91-day break from competition starting on what would have been the second round of the Players Championship and the LPGA was … Continue reading These 6 Players Made the Most of a Trying 2020
All year, companies like ours tracked numbers like “golf course openings” and considered the potential effects of the coronavirus on the industry. But as we learned more about the virus and about our collective response; one thing became more and more clear: golf had the potential to serve as an ideal quarantine outlet. The … Continue reading 10 New Year’s Golf Resolutions
Whether you love ’em or you hate ’em, you’re stuck listening to your boss. These bosses are a special breed of weird or terrible, but all are entertaining.
Padraig Harrington has made a living as a career tinkerer and world-class aficionado of the golf swing. This week, at the PNC Championship at the Ritz-Calton Golf Club at Grande Lakes Resort, Harrington has stopped and been entranced by three golf swings.
Bryson DeChambeau has made a year-plus commitment to blurring the lines between professional long drivers and PGA Tour pros, but based on one of DeChambeau’s Instagram posts over the weekend, there’s still a wide gap between the beefed-up reigning U.S. Open champion and reigning World Long Drive champion Kyle Berkshire.
For every great course that made GOLF’s 2020-21 ranking of the Top 100 Courses in the U.S., dozens of more must-plays were left on the outside looking in — including at least a handful in your home state. That Top 100 list, expertly crafted by our 97 course raters and GOLF architecture editor Ran Morrissett, … Continue reading American Beauties: Our 2020-21 Rankings of the Best Golf Courses in Every State
Michael Jordan is used to getting his way, and as legend has it when slow play began to inhibit his normal South Florida golf club, he began to take steps to create his own golf course. That course came to fruition in 2019 when Jordan opened The Grove XXIII, an uber-exclusive course located in … Continue reading Drones Deliver Beer At Michael Jordan’s New Course
Fourteen shopping days left ‘til Christmas. Really? Last week Golf Datatech reported that rounds played in October came in 32% higher than last year, raising the national year-to-date figure to +10.8%. Several multi-course operators we checked with this week told us that the surge in play continued in November, putting us on track for an … Continue reading Record Setting Rounds? Not Quite.
I’m not a teacher — if you’re looking for one of those, check out the best of the best, otherwise known as our GOLF Top 100 Teachers in America list — but I play lots of golf with lots of different people. Most of the people I play with are respectable mid-handicappers, equally capable of … Continue reading 10 Most Common Mistakes Golfers Make
Rickie Fowler is known as one of the nicest guys on the PGA Tour. He knows how to connect with fans, plays nice with sponsors and is always gracious no matter how he plays. Another element of his nice-guy reputation is that he always congratulates his friends coming off the 18th green after they win.