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A Great Golf Course You’ve Never Heard of in a Place You’ve Never Been


The beginning of a new year brings out all kinds of best-of lists, including Golf Digest’s 100 Greatest Public Courses. Let me mention first that, once again, Massachusetts is not mentioned on the list. I’m not sure what this …

2014: A Banner Year for Women’s Golf

Women Golf

When the new year succeeds the old, it’s common to look back on the events of the past twelve months and the people who shaped them. Fans of golf, and women’s golf in particular, have much to remember with fondness …

The Greatest Golf Movie of All Time?

Sports have always been a popular subject for movies, and golf is no exception. The game of golf seems especially suited to the kind of symbolism that fits right in with great storytelling: personal challenges, self-improvement, long walks that bring …

Christmas on Cape Cod

antiqued christmas wreath hanging on door

If you live in the Cape Cod area or are planning to visit for the holiday season, you’ll find plenty to do and see. A variety of dining choices, local shops, relaxing spas, and fine accommodations await you in the…

The Eye of the Liger

"Liger couple" by Hkandy - Own work. Licensed under Creative Commons Attribution-

The slow part of the golfing year has arrived, which means my attention sometimes wanders in directions other than the pursuit of my favorite sport. Recently, my attention took a hard turn at the intersection of Weirdness and Reality when …

Were You a Golfer on Halloween?


Now, I realize that the title of this blog asks a ridiculous question: of course you were a golfer on Halloween. You’re always a golfer. So am I. But do we ever consider dressing up as a golfer from yesteryear, …

What’s Happening in 2015

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Every year we look forward to the exciting action of professional golf. It looks like 2015 will be no exception; with fields full of both veterans and promising new talent, the PGA and LPGA tours should bring plenty of thrills …

Practice Makes Perfect—If You Do It Right

Golf Practice

As Sam Weinman reminds us, the usual practice method on the golf range is to begin with wedges, progress to irons, and finish off with hybrids, fairway woods, and the driver. What’s more, most players practice a shot repeatedly until …

Tiger’s First Course is Finally a Reality

El Cardonal at Diamante

It’s been a long road, but Tiger Woods’ golf course design business has finally achieved success. The first of his personally-designed courses, El Cardonal at Diamante in Cabo San Lucas, opened yesterday morning, with Woods himself making the first …

Growing Global Golf


Golf fans are used to seeing an international mix of players at PGA events, and increasingly, American pros are participating at tournaments on other continents. The next logical step, it seems, is to promote a true global tour, where …

Golf’s Greatest Hazard, and What to Do About It


It’s not what you think. The greatest hazard golfers face doesn’t lie on the course—it comes from the sky. The sunbeams that reveal nature’s beauty and, we hope, light the way to our next great shot have a downside that …

The Odds of Shooting a Hole-in-One

golf ball on lip

Have you ever wondered what the odds are for making a hole-in-one? The elusive ace isn’t easy to come by, especially for the average player. One might almost call a quixotic quest. But just how impossible is your dream? If …