August Golf Meanderings

It’s August and we’re in Pebble Beach.  No airports, no crowds, no traffic, no travel and most importantly-no heat.  It’s 65 degrees here and very quiet as we commute back and forth to the golf club, which is a mile away.  I know that I’m...

Tom Watson

Tom Watson is calling it a career.  He played in his last Senior Open Championship at Royal Lytham & St. Annes last Sunday.  It is also the 10th anniversary of Watson’s near achievement at the Open Championship at Turnberry.  Watson’s career has been...

Open Championship

Shane Lowry took a four shot lead into the final round.  Brooks Koepka pipes up and reminds Lowry that he had a four shot lead into the final round of the US Open at Oakmont in 2016.  Shane accepted the comment and stated that he had learned a lot from that tough...

Tips and Vignettes for the Golfer

As we head into the heat of summer, the number of rounds played tend to increase and the occasional golfer is hitting the links and the numerous charity events all over the country. It’s sort of a “down week” from major sports.  The NBA and NHL...

Open Championship-Portrush Preview

The Open Championship is my favorite major championship due to the course rotations of a series of historical venues all of which have very special stories.  Last year, I previewed the history of Royal Birkdale as I was fortunate to have a personal contact at the...