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U.S. Open

Don't blame Chambers Bay -- the best players are winning

UNIVERSITY PLACE, Wash. -- Here are some statistical facts about the current leaders of the U.S. Open: Patrick Reed (-5): Has hit 29 of 36 greens in regulation (tied for sixth best in the field),...
Friday, 6/19/2015 at 11:21PM
U.S. Open

Fifteen things to expect from Chambers Bay, per USGA mad scientist Mike Davis

Mike Davis, executive director of the USGA, is the man most responsible for the unique character of the U.S. Open. And by "unique," I mean "incredibly demanding." Every year, a certain number of players...
Wednesday, 6/17/2015 at 4:59PM
Missing Links

Steve Stricker and 'probably the most dramatic, painful Protracer shot of all time'

Stories of interest you might have missed… Steve Stricker stood in the fairway on the second hole at Merion, one shot back on Sunday at the U.S. Open. He needed to nail this shot. Instead,...
Saturday, 5/16/2015 at 8:42AM
Weird Golf News

Was a tunnel built beneath Los Angeles Country Club connecting Playboy Mansion to Warren Beatty's house?

Was there a tunnel, or at least plans to construct one, that would have run beneath part of the North Course of the venerable Los Angeles Country Club, connecting the Playboy Mansion to Warren Beatty’s...
Tuesday, 3/31/2015 at 4:56PM
Golf & Business

The real cause of slow play isn't what you think

You know that guy who takes three practice swings and reads putts from both sides of the hole? And that other guy who tells long jokes when it’s his honor on the tee box? Turns...
Monday, 11/17/2014 at 11:29AM
News & Tours

Holly Sonders leaving Golf Channel for Fox Sports

By John Strege Holly Sonders, a popular host of Golf Channel’s "Morning Drive" show, is leaving the network to join Fox Sports as a golf reporter and sideline reporter on NFL games, according to a...
Friday, 7/11/2014 at 7:55PM
News & Tours

Former USGA executive director Frank Hannigan dies

By John Strege Former United States Golf Association Executive Director Frank Hannigan was opinionated, cantankerous at times, unafraid to step on toes, even those with which he was intimately familiar. "Never, in the history...
Saturday, 3/22/2014 at 5:20PM
News & Tours

U.S. Open a boon to city once called 'Enron by the Sea'

(Getty Images photo) By John Strege It is apparent why the United States Golf Association wants to return the U.S. Open to San Diego's Torrey Pines in 2021: Weather, the setting, space, attendance and...
Friday, 3/14/2014 at 11:28AM
News & Tours

Communications head Joe Goode to leave USGA

By Ron SirakJoe Goode, the managing director of communications for the USGA, will leave the organization later this year as part of an internal restructuring, sources told GolfDigest.com. Staff was informed of the move in...
Wednesday, 3/12/2014 at 12:14PM
courses-travel

William J. Powell: More Than A Game

The inspiring story of William J. Powell, the first African-American to design, own and operate a golf course in the U.S.
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