David McLay Kidd used to build golf’s most difficult courses. With the opening of Gamble Sands, he preached the virtues of playability with a missionary’s zeal. His story is among Golfweek's 40 great reads.
While NBC was following the action at the top of the leaderboard, Brandt Packer and his crew were tracking play on the “Bear Trap,” the watery three-hole stretch from Nos. 15-17 at the PGA National Champion Course.
Brandel Chamblee only works live golf once or twice a year. Chamblee is at his best in the studio, but his experience with players and instructors at Pebble Beach was a reminder of the value of onsite reporting.
Mike McCarley, president of Golf Channel, sat down to discuss the state of the channel. In this part of the interview, McCarley discusses the channel's first two decades and what's in store going forward.
Mike McCarley, president of Golf Channel, sat down to discuss the state of the channel. In this part of the interview, McCarley discusses future programming initiatives and how the channel is coping with a heavy tournament schedule.
From the Wild Atlantic Way on Ireland’s western coastline to the news that Rory McIlroy’s foundation will host the Irish Open at Royal County Down in May, there’s plenty for visitors to see and experience on the island.
This has been quite a year for David McLay Kidd, and now he has landed arguably the biggest architectural assignment in golf this year – the second course at Sand Valley, the Rome, Wis., resort being developed by Bandon Dunes founder Mike Keiser.
Pinehurst (N.C.) No. 2 has reopened after converting its greens, while Dye's Valley Course in Ponte Vedra Beach, Fla., is ready for play after seven months of extensive renovation work; plus more golf resorts news