St. Andrews, Scotland—This year’s Open Championship at the famed Old Course at St. Andrews showed a clear new direction for golf on several fronts. With...
Watson, Dawson: Two Icons Leaving Center Stage
ST. ANDREWS, Scotland—The main storyline for this year’s Open Championship will focus, as it should, on American Jordan Spieth’s attempt to win his third consecutive major... Read more
McIlroy’s Mindless Mistake
ST. ANDREWS, Scotland—Injuries are a part of any sport but when such situations take place that are self-created during the height of the season one... Read more
2015 U.S. Open: Why Chambers Bay Will Be Back
University Place, WA—Despite all the negative comments from various players in this year’s U.S. Open at Chambers Bay concerning the lack of consistency of a... Read more
2015 U.S. Open: Here Comes Mr. Jordan
University Place, WA—When 21-year-old Jordan Spieth won this year’s Masters event there was much celebration given how he failed when under the bright lights the... Read more
2015 U.S. Open: Dustin the Field
University Place, WA—There is no better word in sports to indicate both sides of a situation than the word potential. For those athletes tagged with... Read more
Behind the Curtain at Chambers Bay
University Place, WA—Golf has four major championships. The Masters, played annually in April at Augusta National, starts the procession of events. The U.S. Open is America’s national... Read more
2015 U.S. Open: Can Fox Get Out of the Box?
UNIVERSITY PLACE, Wash.—This year’s U.S. Open marks a number of firsts. The Pacific Northwest finally hosts the national championship of American golf. And the host... Read more
2015 U.S. Open: Man of the Moment, Mike Davis
University Place, WA—With Chambers Bay being a completely new site for this year’s 115th U.S. Open Championship, the main focus for players is what kind of course... Read more
45 Years After Hazeltine, Chambers Bay Emerges
University Place, WA—The year was 1970. A new venue—Hazeltine National, located in Chaska, MN—emerged to challenge the best players in golf. The venue was unknown and... Read more
2015 U.S. Open: Architect Robert Trent Jones, Jr. Weighs in on Chambers Bay
I remember my father often saying that there are really only two important championships in golf—the U.S. Open and the (British) Open Championship. These are true... Read more
2015 U.S. Open: Highest USGA Honor to Barbara Nicklaus
University Place, WA. Mention the name Jack Nicklaus and the golf memories can overload the mental circuits. Winner of 18 major championships–runner-up no less than 19... Read more
Park(ed) at the Top of the Hill
Harrison, NY—When Inbee Park is on her game there is no rival on the LPGA circuit who can match her unrelenting steadiness. Going into Sunday’s... Read more
2015 KPMG Women’s PGA Championship: Oh the Webb She Still Weaves!
Harrison, NY—Major events often bring to the surface the most experienced players and this week’s KPMG Women’s PGA Championship could not illustrate that better than... Read more
Leadership Summit Pushes Women’s Role in Golf and Business
Harrison, NY—In 2003 Martha Burke staged a very public protest outside the gates of Augusta National Golf Club—home of The Masters. At that time Augusta... Read more
NBC Sports Lands Open Championship TV; Deal Commences 2017
New York, NY. After losing the telecast rights for United States Golf Association (USGA) events in late 2013—the most significant being the Men’s Open—NBC Sports rebounded... Read more
The U.S. Open: Open to All Indeed!
CLIFTON, N.J.—Imagine having the opportunity to step up to the plate, showing whether you can hit major league pitching. Or, walking onto the court, flashing... Read more