Golf Chronicles Blog

The Passing of Don Larsen/Sentry Championship

Sentry Championship Justin Thomas won the Champions Club Tournament in a 3-way playoff with Patrick Reed and Xander Schauffele.  It was another disappointment for Schauffele who led through the third round and looked like he had victory in sight.  Thomas who led down...

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US Wins President’s Cup

The USA team, captained by Tiger Woods, retained the President's Cup in dramatic fashion on Sunday as the team powered through in the Single's matches defeating the International team 16-14.  It was a struggle for the USA and a tremendous achievement for Tiger Woods....

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President’s Cup Preview

Well the President's Cup is a few days away and there seems to be some potential hype to elicit some interest for the event..    Perhaps the US President should get down there for a ceremonial tee shot and add some spice to the proceedings.  This could be yet another...

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Spanish Bay Review

There is a lull in the prominence of the golf world as we approach the winter months.  Most of our attention is tuned in to College Football and the NFL.  The weather in most of the country requires the golfing public to put their clubs away and even the Fall...

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One Ball Rules

Russell Henley, PGA Professional, showed up hopefully for the Mayakoba Classic in Mexico last week and was looking forward to the event as he's been playing well recently. After his warm-up, he was signing golf balls for fans-a routine affair for the PGA professional...

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The President’s Cup

The President's Cup is the bi-annual match play pitting the United States against the Rest of the World ("ROW") excluding Europe.  Europe plays the United States in the bi-annual Ryder Cup matches.  The formats for the match play event are actually the same but the...

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The Business of Golf…et al

I was very surprised last week to hear a discussion about the potential investment values of golf companies and the growth potential of the sport.  This discussion was being held on CNBC, which really surprised me.  The companies discussed were Callaway and Acushnet...

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Vacation Golf Tales et al

It's the end of September and the trip to Ireland might provide some dodgy weather for golf.  There is still a lot of daylight in the days ahead as sunset is about 8PM.  Of course, you can get a round in after a full day of meetings.    The question is always posed...

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Through the Green–Solheim Cup

Through the Green Wins an Author's Award The 25th Annual Colorado Independent Book Publishers Association EVVY Awards Banquet took place in Denver last week.  Through the Green had been nominated last spring as one of my publisher's selections for a writing award in...

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