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The True Heart of Golf

The True Heart of Golf

When I read Ron Sirak’s article in Golf Digest this week, I felt something I don’t feel every day: inspiration. I tend to be skeptical when I’m told that a story is unarguably inspirational, or that so-and-so is a …

Tee Up for the First Tee of Massachusetts!

The First Tee of Massachusetts

If you spend much time watching televised golf or have taken your kids to the course, you’ve undoubtedly heard of the First Tee. This great program was created to help at-risk and underprivileged young people develop value-centered life skills, while …

The Extraordinary Spieth


I hope you watched this year’s Masters tournament and witnessed the performance of Jordan Spieth. I hesitate to use the word “extraordinary” too lightly, since it can be employed to describe any number of golf games or particular shots. (See …

Choosing the Masters Champion

Bubba Watson

Geoff Shackelford is a veteran writer for Golf Digest, so when he predicts that one of 12 golfers will win the 2015 Masters Tournament, people tend to listen. In March, Shackelford named his picks for this year’s Masters champ.…

Happy Pi Day!


As I pen these words, this year’s Pi Day (a real thing) is rushing toward its most auspicious moment: 3/14/15 at 9:26:53 PM. For those of you with a mathematical bent, you’ll recognize that this series of numbers—3.141592653—constitute the first …

Survival Guide for the Winter Golfer

Abschlag im Schnee

Since it seems that winter has decided to stay around indefinitely, I thought it was time I once again kvetched about not being able to get out on the golf course. I realize that my last Golf News article was …

The Soft (Golf) Ball

The Soft (Golf) Ball

The soft ball is no longer limited to the kind you hit with a bat. The soft golf ball has taken the lead as the ball with the best “feel”—a quality that is now deemed more important for playability than …

Remembering Calvin Peete (1943-2015)

Calvin Peete

Calvin Peete died on April 29, 2015, at the age of 71. He will be remembered as the most successful African American golf professional before the advent of Tiger Woods. He won 12 tournaments, eleven of them in the 1980s, …

Don’t Forget 1997


It wasn’t meant as an insult. When Tiger Woods commented after the Masters that the course had been “soft all week,” causing scores to be lower than he had anticipated, he wasn’t trying to undermine champion Jordan Spieth’s performance. According …

A Lone Star Golfer


Who is the only PGA pro to win two tournaments this season? If you guessed Jimmy Walker, give yourself a gold star. The redoubtable veteran tends to fly under the public’s radar, ceding the limelight to flashier players such …

Time Travel + Golf = A Great Vacation

Colonial Williamsburg

Looking for a family vacation spot that offers golf for you and enjoyably educational experiences for the entire family? Consider visiting Colonial Williamsburg near Virginia’s eastern coast.

Colonial Williamsburg is a living history attraction that lets you travel back in …

Uh-Oh: PGA Pros’ Advice for Recovering from a Trouble Shot

frustrated golf

We’ve all hit them—those trouble shots that seem to careen off the club head with a mind of their own. The sinking feeling that follows can leave us in despair, wondering how we’ll ever get out of this fine mess. …