Sunday was left to a sort of rivalry between youth and experience to make something memorable of the Masters. Notice we didn’t say wisdom, not the way Bubba Watson plays, though it earned him the championship.
Our Bradley S. Klein offers up his perspective on the many changes to Augusta National, all seemingly caused by the harsh, cold winter that hit the area in February – felling the Eisenhower Tree and many others.
More than any other U.S. layout and probably second in the world only to the Old Course at St. Andrews, the course has had widespread impact on the game. The layout designed by Bobby Jones and Alister MacKenzie is endlessly fascinating to walk and to see on TV. And it has become a meme for subsequent design.
Our Bradley S. Klein offers up what to watch for next week at Augusta National, a course that features 18 distinct personalities.
Whether the golfers are just getting older, or they are getting smarter, there seems to be more play from sensible yardage tees and less stigma.
George Bahto, by day the operator of a successful dry cleaning store, became by night a self-educated expert on the golf course architecture of Charles Blair Macdonald and Seth Raynor. Bahto died recently at age 83.
Our Bradley S. Klein says new Doral is truly the winner of this week's WGC-Cadillac Championship, and takes you hole-by-hole through the new layout in South Florida.
PGA Tour players who think they know Trump National Doral's Blue Monster course will be in for a shock. After Gil Hanse's renovation, forget the old yardage books or memories of previous putts made.
The Golf Club at Dove Mountain can be both a bomber's paradise and a place for the world's best irons players to dissect the course. Add in a bit of unpredictable match play and it's a perfect venue for this type of theater.
Perhaps more down-to-earth renovations such as the one done at Omni La Costa Resort & Spa’s Legends Course will get golf back to what it’s supposed to be: interesting and enjoyable, rather than a chore.