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Rich Skyzinski

Rich Skyzinski joined Golfweek in 2004 and is editor of the Golfweek’s custom publishing department. Before joining Golfweek, he spent eight years as a sports writer and editor for three different daily newspapers in Pennsylvania and New Jersey, and 17 years in the media relations department at the USGA and with the magazine Golf Journal. He graduated from Point Park University in Pittsburgh, has flown with the Blue Angels and was in the stadium for Franco Harris’s Immaculate Reception.
• Favorite story you’ve written: Played nearly 300 holes at a par-3 course on a weekend, trying to make my first hole-in-one. (The answer is “no.”)
• Favorite interview: Alan Shepard Jr. (yes, that Alan Shepard)
• Best golf shot seen live: It’s a three-way tie. Bunker shot by Tiger Woods at the 18th hole of the 1993 U.S. Junior Amateur final; 310-yard 2-wood to 12 feet by Charles Howell III at Desert Forest, 1996 Junior Amateur final; or Chi Chi Rodriguez’s shot to the 18th fairway with a fairway wood he drew about 50 yards, last hole of regulation at the ’91 U.S. Senior Open at Oakland Hills.
• Dream foursome: With anyone who hates slow play as much as I do.

Recent Stories by Rich Skyzinski
Sept. 20 - 7:37
GB&I gets first PGA Cup win in America

Sept. 19 - 9:50
PGA Cup up for grabs with 8-8 tie

Sept. 19 - 6:32
GB&I fights back to tie PGA Cup, 6-6

Sept. 18 - 10:53
Afternoon rally puts U.S. on top at PGA Cup

Sept. 18 - 5:27
GB&I grabs early 3-1 lead over U.S. at PGA Cup

Aug. 07 - 9:09
Memories of a long flight with LPGA legend Louise Suggs

Aug. 06 - 7:24
Brad Dalke, Elizabeth Wang log playoff victories at Junior PGA

Aug. 05 - 4:11
Cole Hammer makes move at Junior PGA, Elizabeth Wang leads girls

Aug. 04 - 6:10
Brad Dalke’s 62 opens six-shot edge at Junior PGA

Aug. 03 - 9:56
U.S. Junior winner Philip Barbaree cruises to Junior PGA lead

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