Jim Moriarty

Recent Works

  • Woods made it through his Wednesday Pro-Am and press conference without a hitch.

    Collision Course

    With Tiger Woods and Phil Mickelson returning this week at Quail Hollow, the countdown to the U.S. Open has begun
    April 27, 2010
  • Whistling Straits (top) and The American Club (bottom) are musts in Wisconsin.

    My State: Jerry Kelly

    With a few high-profile spots and several other quality courses, there's plenty of good golf in Wisconsin
    April 26, 2010
  • Ken Green's play in his return to golf already has him thinking about adding events to his schedule.
    Legends Of Golf

    Green: "Golf Saved My Life"

    In his return to competition, Ken Green was given ample reason to believe his comeback has been worth the effort
    April 23, 2010
  • K.J. Choi finished tied for fourth at the Masters.

    Chance To Exhale

    For everyone from K.J. Choi, who was in contention late at the Masters, to players like Stewart Cink who missed the cut, this week is an opportunity to decompress
    April 13, 2010
  • Padraig Harrington (left) and Ian Poulter are two Europeans who could take home the green jacket.
    Masters 2010

    Foreign Accents

    The impressive number of European players poised to contend at Augusta has a retro feel to it
    March 30, 2010
  • First Impressions

    A Master's first look

    Over 30 years after his plunge into life on the PGA Tour, the Bogey Man does Augusta and gives a rookie's impression
    March 9, 2010
  • The Holly Inn at Pinehurst.

    My Town: Tom Stewart

    A transplant from Michigan found a home in the Sandhills of North Carolina in the 1990s and never looked back
    March 3, 2010
  • Sergio Garcia is one of the players in this week's field hoping to get an edge for the U.S. Open.

    Test Run

    Pebble Beach will be different when the PGA Tour returns in June for the U.S. Open, but that doesn't mean players can't learn something this week
    February 10, 2010
  • REIGN MAKERS: Lucas Glover (center, rear) raises the U.S. Open Championship Cup, celebrating his first major victory and the yeoman work done by superintendent Craig Currier (front left, blue shirt) and his many helpers. PARDON THE INTERRUPTIONS: With three weather delays and two stoppages due to darkness, the 109th U.S. Open had its own, quirky rhythm. Typical scenes included squeegee work on the 18th fairway.

    No. 25 -- The Open Doctors

    When heavy rains threatened to derail the U.S. Open at Bethpage, 175 men and women saved the event with amazing grit and grace
    November 22, 2009
  • 10-25-99

    Ten years after a plane carrying Payne Stewart and five others crashed in a Mina, S.D., field, the memory of the day lingers in the golf community
    October 22, 2009
  • The FedEx Cup might really command attention if it featured two marquee players going head-to-head in a match play final.

    Must-See TV

    What would make the FedEx Cup really compelling? Jim Moriarty might have the solution
    September 9, 2009
  • Groping In The Dark

    Is it ethical for sportswriters to bet on games? As Jim Moriarty notes, it'd be a lot more worrisome if they actually knew what they were talking about
    September 3, 2009
  • the eagle has landed: Yang's dramatic hole-out for a 2 on the 301-yard 14th hole Sunday gave him a lead over Woods that he never relinquished.

    Role Reversal

    In a head-to-head showdown with golf's top gun at the PGA Championship, it's Y.E. Yang who fist-pumps his way to history
    August 17, 2009
  • Etched in history: Cink earned possession of the claret jug, while old and young stars Watson and low amateur Manassero (right) looked on.

    In History's Grasp

    Stewart Cink wins the British Open after Tom Watson's memorable, age-defying run at Turnberry comes up a putt short
    July 20, 2009
  • In his tenure at Golf Digest that stretched from 1974 to 1997, Dwayne Netland, pictured here with Lee Trevino, profiled many of the greats of the game.

    One Of A Kind

    With the death of former Golf Digest senior editor Dwayne Netland, the game loses a gifted writer and a unique character
    July 9, 2009
  • People are learning a lot about Lucas Glover this week.

    Deceptive Cover

    There's more to Lucas Glover than most observers think. But is there enough to contend for a major championship?
    June 20, 2009
  • Ricky Barnes' total of 132 through two rounds is a U.S. Open record.

    Fruits Of His Labor

    It took Ricky Barnes longer than he expected to get to golf's highest level. But now that he's there, he's seeing his hard work pay off
    June 19, 2009
  • Mike Weir is one of several shorter hitters faring well at the lengthy Bethpage Black.


    A long course made longer by the rain would seem to eliminate the shorter hitters from contention, right? Guess again
    June 18, 2009