Golf Chronicles Blog

The First Tee of Silicon Valley Raffle

I usually have never used the site to market things before but I'm making an exception for The First Tee of Silicon Valley.  The First Tee is holding a raffle for a package to see the first two practice days at the 2019 Masters.  The package includes lodging, food,...

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Tiger Woods–What’s Next??

Tiger Woods has had quite a year-actually he's had a terrific 3 months.  While playing decently but not contending in the first half of 2018, Tiger persisted and was determined to find "it"  and find "it" he did.  He started the year with the satisfaction that he was...

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Through the Green-Published 8/30/18

My second golf book "Through the Green" was published last week by Outskirts Press which is the same publisher as the first book, "Golf Chronicles."  .  This book took 20 months from concept to publication as compared to 3+ years for Golf Chronicles.  The book is...

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“The Match” A New Low for Professional Golf

The professional world of golf has had a pretty exciting year in 2018 with exciting major championships, the comeback of Tiger Woods, the development of a new crop of exciting young players such as Jordan Speith, Brooks Koepka, Justin Thomas and the prospect of a...

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PGA Championship-Koepka Triumphs-Woods Succeeds!

The PGA Championship brings some feelings of ambivalence for me for the designation of this tournament as a "major."  On one hand, it's a championship that features the best players in the world taking dead aim at being the best in their craft.  Scores are usually...

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Golf Weekend-August 5, 2018

The lazy days of August are upon us as the world of golf prepares for its large major of the year-the PGA Championship at Bellerive Country Club in St. Louis.  This weekend completed the Ladies British Open at Royal Lytham and St. Annes and the PGA Tour Stop at...

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Molinari Wins Open Championship (Really!)

Francisco Molinari claimed the Open Championship and became the first Italian golfer to win a major championship.  His mentor, Constantino Rocca, lost a playoff in 1995 to John Daly at St. Andrews.  Rocca got into the playoff by holing an incredible birdie putt from...

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Open Championship-3 tied at 9 under at Carnicely

Carnoustie's conditions presented a unique form of "moving day" with scoring conditions for the professionals optimized.  There was no wind (until the very end of the day) to speak of, prior day's spits of rain slowed the pace of the greens considerably to a stimp...

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Bandon Dunes Links Championship

Avid golfers play a lot of competitive golf and all of us play in a number of charity golf tournaments or club tournaments that are very competitive.  I decided to cover my experience at the Bandon Dunes Links Championship in Oregon this past week. The event is little...

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