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Throwback Thursday

The Sam Snead connections with The Greenbrier never end

Any week -- any day, really -- is likely to be an anniversary of something special the great Sam Snead achieved in golf. Exhibit A: July 4 marks the 50th anniversary of a Snead...
Thursday, 7/2/2015 at 9:17AM

Living vicariously through an admitted golfaholic will regularly highlight a book that it finds of interest to readers. Confessions of a Golfaholic By Paul Laubach, Elevate Publishing, $29.95, hardback, 414 pages Every so often a determined golfer goes on...
Saturday, 6/27/2015 at 10:00AM
Throwback Thursday

Recalling the first Senior Open and its underrated champion

The great Argentinian Roberto De Vicenzo has a perennially sad tie-in with the 1968 Masters but more upbeat is to recall his competitive longevity, including his stellar 1967 British Open victory, which he won...
Thursday, 6/25/2015 at 10:35AM
Throwback Thursday

50 years later, Gary Player winning the career Grand Slam is still pretty incredible

In a sport that's centuries old, the history that matters can be measured in increments of time as prolonged as an entire era or as quick as a single shot. And then there's the...
Thursday, 6/18/2015 at 9:12AM
Throwback Thursday

If you want to win the U.S. Open, you probably don't want to win this week in Memphis

The predominant strategy heading into a major such as next week's U.S. Open is to have your game peaking for the best chance to win. But Golf Digest research shows that's all fine and...
Thursday, 6/11/2015 at 9:13AM

How Jack Nicklaus and Tom Watson remained fierce competitors without becoming bitter rivals regularly highlights golf books we find of interest to readers. This week's book is:The Secret of Golf: The Story of Tom Watson and Jack Nicklaus, By Joe Posnanski, Simon & Schuster, $27, hardback,...
Sunday, 6/7/2015 at 9:02AM
Throwback Thursday

A milestone birthday has us revisiting this Hall of Famer's winning ways

The best 1970s/1980s counterpart to the 1960s Billy Casper is Hale Irwin. He didn't have the Big Three in his way as the late Casper did, but there were Nicklaus, Watson, Miller and Trevino,...
Thursday, 6/4/2015 at 9:21AM

The book any self-respecting mini-golf fan has to read next regularly highlights golf books we find of interest to readers. This week's book is:The Minibook of Minigolf, By Tim Hollis, Seaside Publishing, $14.95, paperback, 120 pages When miniature golf is done right, it...
Saturday, 5/30/2015 at 9:38AM
Throwback Thursday

Arnie started cashing tour checks 60 years ago, and tour players are still cashing in today

Forget Six Degrees of Kevin Bacon. A better example of connectedness, at least in the game of golf, is Arnold Palmer, who has millions of fans feeling part of the Arnie's Army, as well...
Thursday, 5/28/2015 at 12:04PM
Throwback Thursday

Tom Watson's mentor showed club pros could be pretty good players too

The perception that the golf professional at most courses is a highly skilled player traces back to the beginning of the country club and golf-pro relationship in America in the early 1900s. With the...
Thursday, 5/21/2015 at 10:05AM
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