The second season of “In Play,” Jimmy Roberts' magazine show that airs on Golf Channel, starts at 10 p.m. EST Monday. The monthly show has been lengthened from 30 to 60 minutes, giving Roberts the opportunity to do the kind of expansive storytelling that he most enjoys.
Andrew Jowett, head professional at The Gleneagles Hotel, recently gave Golfweek a scouting report on Gleneagles, the site of this year's Ryder Cup.
During the recent PGA Merchandise Show, Golfweek talked with Premier Golf's Jim Ward and Wide World of Golf's Bill Hogan about the Ryder Cup and the golf travel market.
With the celebrity factor, coverage of the AT&T Pebble Beach National Pro-Am can be one of the toughest events to watch on TV. That got our Martin Kaufmann thinking about the worst days of televised golf on the PGA Tour calendar.
As Patrick Reed coasted in the American desert while Rory McIlroy and Phil Mickelson came up short in the Arabian desert, it was easy to lament a lack of drama. One NFL interview made golf more appreciable.
Larry Packard, one of the most prolific golf course architects of the post-World War II era, died Jan. 28 at his home at Innisbrook Resort & Golf Club in Palm Harbor, Fla. Packard was 101.
Hotelier Alan Maloney is one of the biggest boosters of Ireland’s western seaboard, touting its beauty, culture, fabulous links and affordability -- and has plenty to say about his region's golf and amenities.
At first glance, the tourism people in Central Oregon would seem to have their hands full trying to get golfers to visit them. After all, the top four courses in the state, according to the Golfweek’s Best rankings, are at Bandon Dunes Golf Resort, 260 miles southwest of Bend on the Oregon coast.
Getting your clubs around the course wasn't a forgotten part of the game at the 2014 PGA Merchandise Show. Here are some products from the floor.
Graphically, this was some of the strongest work I’ve seen from Golf Channel/NBC, even better than some of its recent work at majors. An excellent illustration showed the Plantation Course’s 440 feet of elevation change from the high point, the 17th tee, to the low point, the second green. I love the Pinpoint animation showing driving and approach distances, but as usual, it was wildly underutilized.
Golf resorts can build great courses and lovely clubhouses. They can host important tournaments, even major championships. But developing a history and culture of golf comes only with time. The people at Pinehurst like to think of their quaint Sandhills haven as America’s home of golf.
On the eve of "Feherty Live," our Martin Kaufmann sits down with TV personality David Feherty to talk about his rise off the course into one of the best commentators and personalities in the golf business.
Fox Sports made it official, tapping former Vanderbilt University player Mark Loomis to be the coordinating producer for all of its golf coverage.
Mike Keiser, the founder of Bandon Dunes Golf Resort, has announced he will begin work on Sand Valley in central Wisconsin after purchasing nearly 1,400 acres, with four courses eventually planned for the area.
Golfweek architecture editor Brad Klein and travel editor Martin Kaufmann talk about some of the best new and renovated courses of 2013, and what they’re looking forward to seeing in 2014.
Martin Kaufmann's year began on a beach – not a beach in the golf vernacular, but, literally, a beach. His year also took him to other places including Hawaii, Scotland and Nicaragua.
Camelback Golf Club's new Ambiente course invokes the elevations and textures of a high-desert feel, with indigenous grasses – its forgettable predecessor falling into the past.
Perhaps the most accomplished active American player on the LPGA, Juli Inkster approaches her newest job – as a commentator for Golf Channel – like the greenest of LPGA rookies.
Before making a rare appearance on Golf Channel’s “Golf Central,” analyst Brandel Chamblee told Golfweek, “This back-and-forth needs to stop,” in regard to Tiger Woods.
The recent kerfuffle between Tiger Woods and Brandel Chamblee proves one of two things: Either it’s a slow news season, or many news outlets (including this one) are seizing on a non-story because Woods’ name will generate a few more hits for their websites.