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My Usual Game

Report (including lunch) from the Olympic Club

Our golf course has just nine holes, and from the tips it's only a few inches longer than 5,500 yards, and if you want lunch you have to make it yourself. Nevertheless, the Sunday Morning...
Monday, 5/18/2015 at 1:00PM
News & Tours

Webb Simpson sneaks onto Olympic Club to relive U.S. Open glory -- and get a burger

Webb Simpson continued to show his affinity for San Francisco golf with a WGC Match Play opening day 3-and-2 win over Ian Poulter. But his good karma begins across Lake Merced where he won...
Thursday, 4/30/2015 at 3:05PM
News & Tours

Another Phil Mickelson gambling story: 'If you thought celebration at Ryder Cup was bad'

Luke Kerr-Dineen’s blog post entitled The Phil Mickelson gambling story that you’ll read today brought to mind another Mickelson gambling story he told from a practice round with Paul Azinger at the Olympic Club prior...
Friday, 2/13/2015 at 11:11AM
News & Tours

If his career was underappreciated, Billy Casper didn't seem to hold any grudges

Statistics are the simplest way to measure the legacy of Billy Casper, who died Saturday evening at age 83 in Utah. During his impressive playing career, the San Diego native amassed 51 PGA Tour...
Saturday, 2/7/2015 at 10:18PM
My Usual Game

The Sunday Morning Group conquers all

Yale University has an undistinguished student body and a miserable football team, but it does have a tremendous golf course , which the U.S.G.A. -- mysteriously but somehow characteristically -- lists under "T," for "The Course...
Wednesday, 9/10/2014 at 10:30AM
News & Tours

Beau Hossler's summer looks a lot like Tiger Woods' summer of '94

By John Strege The summer of Beau Hossler heads toward its final chapter next week, and if history is the guide, you’re looking at the next U.S. Amateur champion. Beau Hossler with the Western Amateur...
Tuesday, 8/5/2014 at 1:07PM
News & Tours

Joe Buck: 'Bag of autographed baseballs will get you on a lot of great golf courses'

By John Strege The report from Sports Business Daily on Tuesday that Joe Buck would anchor Fox Sports’ golf telecasts was not a surprise, given that he is the de facto voice of Fox Sports...
Wednesday, 4/16/2014 at 3:28PM
Gear & Equipment

Up for auction: Vintage visors

By Alex HolmeseBay, the Internet's premier market place, is an absolute gold mine for golf gear. I've scored everything from vintage visors to mint condition 3-woods on the site, and I'd like to start sharing...
Wednesday, 3/26/2014 at 8:30AM
News & Tours

Jack Fleck, who 'out-Hoganed Hogan,' dies

By John Strege He was David only in the sense that Goliath went down, but it was not a feel-good story at the time. Ben Hogan was the prohibitive favorite, however the word was defined,...
Friday, 3/21/2014 at 6:56PM
News & Tours

Memorial Tournament to honor Jaime Diaz

By John Strege A native San Franciscan, Golf World editor-in-chief Jaime Diaz fell under the spell of golf there, and its Olympic Club was instrumental in fomenting his passion for the game, for those who...
Wednesday, 7/3/2013 at 10:49AM
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