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John Barton

Open Championship
The Hogan Mystique, reimagined

In words and pictures, John Barton unpacks the elements that made the Wee Ice Man such a fascinating figure

Walking Away
My Last Round

A longtime Golf Digest editor returns to the golf course where he fell in love with the game to say goodbye

From the Archives
Putt-Putt: The Other U.S. Open

There's no fame and fortune for the champion, but for the putting professionals gathered in Augusta, this is no trivial pursuit.

Disruptors, Innovators & Risk-Takers
Donald Trump: I'm Huge!

Mixing it up with one-man brand Donald Trump, who has emerged as a leading player in golf.

British Open
Hunger Games

For the 16th time, the Open comes to Muirfield, where the golf is great. Just don't forget the food

The British Open
Searching for Seve

The Open returns to a reupholstered Royal Lytham & St. Annes, where prospective winners will be looking to invoke the spirit of the champion

Golf Memorabilia
"The Last Of The Big Sales"

With the auction of Jimmy Patino's sprawling golf collection, a lifetime of memories was offered to the highest bidder