Golf Chronicles Blog

Forever Young Golf Classic

While Brooks Koepka and Dustin Johnson are duking it out for the World No. 1 spot in Shanghai, China this week, something more important was taking place at Cordevalle GC in San Martin, California.  It was the Steve Young-Jerry Rice Golf Tournament benefiting the...

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USF Golf Team at Monterrey Peninsula Country Club

One of the benefits about writing about golf is the opportunity to generate revenue to support college golf programs,  The First Tee organization and other charities that benefit children.  I firmly believe that golf and education make good partners as the game adds...

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Ryder Cup–Part II

The feedback from last week's blog on the Ryder Cup was amazing so here goes Round 2 summarizing some comments from my "base." The USA players don't really care about the Cup.  They say they do but they had an opportunity to experience the course by playing in the...

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Ryder Cup 2018 “MON DIEU”

The European team stomped on Jim Furyk's U.S. squad with a convincing 17 1/2--10 1/2 victory which was one of the more significant beatings in the history of this event.  So what happened?  The United States had a tremendous team of champions that had been playing...

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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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