News & ToursFebruary 18, 2014

Golf Digest,, and Golf World collects nine GWAA awards, including two wins

By Luke Kerr-Dineen

Golf Digest, and Golf World collected nine awards in the Golf Writers Association of America's 2014 Writing Contest, including first-place honors for Golf Digest Editor-in-Chief Jerry Tarde and the joint team of Gabriel Thompson, Jaime Diaz, Max Adler and Bob Carney.

In the results announced Tuesday, Tarde won first place in the Non-Daily Column division for his piece, "Without Fear Or Favor," which discussed Tiger Woods' illegal drop in the 2013 Masters.

Thompson, Diaz, Adler and Carney collected first in the Special Projects division for their series "How Latinos Impact American Golf." The project's central article -- Thompson's "The Caretakers" -- also collected the Sidney Award in January.

Related: Tim Rosaforte receives 2014 PGA Lifetime Achievement Award

Here is the complete list of Golf Digest's honorees:

Daily Columns

Third place: Dave Kindred,, "Some Kind Of Wonderful"

Non-Daily Columns

First place: Jerry Tarde, Golf Digest, "Without Fear Or Favor"

Non-Daily News__

__Third place: Jim Moriarty, Golf World, "Muirfield Masterpiece"

Honorable mention: Geoff Shackelford, Golf World, "Woods stumbles at Muirfield"

Non-Daily Features__

Second place: Jeff Silverman, Golf World, "The Great Escape"

__Third place: Jim Moriarty, Golf World, "Newsmakers Of The Year: Jordan Spieth"

Honorable mention: John Feinstein, Golf World, "Mr. Monday"

Special Projects__

__First place: Gabriel Thompson, Jaime Diaz, Max Adler and Bob Carney, Golf Digest, "How Latinos Impact American Golf"

Honorable mention: Ron Sirak, Golf Digest, "The Fox and The Peacock"

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