The first sirens warning of rocket fire blared Thursday night as we sipped drinks and passed hors d’oeuvres before the Tel Aviv Maccabi basketball game. Fortunately, the room we were in doubled as a bomb shelter. Still, it felt as though time stood still.
Adam Schupak takes a goodwill tour to Israel, discovering its passion for golf and challenges to grow the game.
Arn and Nancy Tellem's Mission to Israel - which includes Sean Foley, Hunter Mahan and Amy Alcott - continued on Thursday, where the group met Holocaust survivor Asher (Aud) Sieradzki.
Amy Alcott met Doha Amla, a 17-year-old with dreams of the WNBA, on her trip to Israel, reminding her of her own hopes and dreams as a 9-year-old.
Amy Alcott, Sean Foley, Hunter Mahan and the rest of group spreading the gospel of golf visit the Western Wall, which is 2,000 years old and stretches seven city blocks.
If the first night of the Arn and Nancy Tellem goodwill mission to Israel is any indication, we’re all going to need a good tailor to adjust our waistlines. I’ll spare you the details, but rest assured, we enjoyed a feast compliments of Tali Friedman, one of the city’s most renowned chefs.
Adam Schupak checks in from the Holy Land at the beginning of a mission to spread the gospel of golf.
Peter Bevacqua, 41, has been offered the job as PGA of America’s chief executive officer, two sources close to the decision told Golfweek.
There’s an added sense of urgency this week at the Children's Miracle Network Hospitals Classic as time is running out to claim one of the top 125 spots on the 2012 Tour money list.
Shaftmaker Graphite Design International will close its U.S. headquarters in San Diego on Nov. 30, Golfweek has learned.
Tommy Gainey shot a final-round 60 to come from seven shots back and win the McGladrey Classic. Adam Schupak was there.
The final round of the McGladrey Classic is setting up for a dramatic finish, with 10 golfers within four strokes of the lead.
Golf lost one of its best-known champions of the grass-roots minority golf movement when William “Bill” Dickey, 84, died in Phoenix on Oct. 16.
Nicolas Colsaerts birdied the par-3 17th hole in dramatic fashion on Friday to help Europe tally a point. On Saturday, his water ball at the same hole cost Europe a potential point.
Forget the Tiger-Rory bromance. It’s the budding relationship between Phil Mickelson and Keegan Bradley that may be the key to the American side regaining the Ryder Cup.
Once an afterthought and perceived money-loser, the Ryder Cup has evolved into money-making gold.
No golfer epitomized the spirit of European golf like the late Severiano Ballesteros. And his presence will be felt in every shot this week at Medinah Country Club, said European Ryder Cup captain Jose Maria Olazabal.
The first blow struck in the 1991 Ryder Cup matches wasn’t landed by a competitor. It was absorbed by American Steve Pate when he was involved in a car crash on the way to the traditional gala dinner, changing his career forever.
When the 39th Ryder Cup gets under way on Friday, new memories will be made. We can only hope the drama at Medinah compares favorably with the five greatest Ryder Cups of all time.
Immediately after defeating Justin Thomas to reach the final at the U.S. Amateur, Michael Weaver broke down in tears of joy.
Looking for an underdog to follow at the U.S. Amateur? Meet Steven Fox, who defeated World No. 1 amateur Chris Williams to reach the semifinals.
Australian Oliver Goss, 18, enjoys a memorable day at the U.S. Amateur and advances to the quarterfinals with 2-and-1 victory over Bobby Leopold.
Despite a hole-in-one from opponent Thomas Pieters, Albin Choi was in a zone during his 4-and-3 victory at the U.S. Amateur on Thursday.
U.S. Amateur: You wouldn't expect this match-up until much later in the tournament, but Thomas Pieters knocked off Jordan Spieth in the Round of 64 in an epic battle on Wednesday.
Our Adam Schupak took his first spin around Cherry Hills Country Club on Tuesday, and is simply smitten with the layout.
Jack Nicklaus nearly won the U.S. Open at Cherry Hills in 1960 in shocking fashion, but likely was more nervous watching his son Gary fail to qualify for match play on Tuesday at the U.S. Amateur.
Against the odds, Kiawah Island’s Ocean Course rose amid South Carolina dunes to pose one of golf’s toughest tests, says Adam Schupak.
Golf architecture is unique in the artistic realm, a subtle mixture of skill and imagination, intuition and science. Adam Schupak
Your assignment: Play all 10 courses at Mission Hills Hainan before you're overcome by sensory overload. Adam Schupak.
With U.S. golf-course development virtually nonexistent, many American golf architects have been piling up frequent-flier miles.
Bayou golf and football prove an irresistible combination. Adam Schupak.
Trailing by a stroke as he played the 18th, Steve Stricker holed a 25-foot putt from just off the green to beat Kyle Stanley and win his third consecutive John Deere Classic title.
Sandy Lyle had never played with Jack Nicklaus before the final round of the 1986 Masters. He says there were no signs the first eight holes, making the back-nine charge even more intense.
TaylorMade is betting that consumer acceptance of its R11 white driver will be a big success. How big?
As the face of Puma Golf, Rickie Fowler is reinforcing the brand’s edgy, irreverent identity in its latest commercial.
The 58th PGA Merchandise Show begins in earnest on Jan. 27, but for all intents and purposes it gets under way with today’s Demo Day at Orange County National Golf Club.
USGA contestants will be seeking the pursuit of perfection between the ropes. They won’t have to worry about it on the drive to the course.
Arnold Palmer still has “it.”
PGA Tour rookie Joseph Bramlett, who became the first black golfer to advance through Tour Qualifying School since 1985, was named the recipient of this year’s sponsor’s exemption into the Northern Trust Open.
Adams Golf outbid the competition for Yes! Golf, continuing an aggressive, multi-faceted growth strategy.
Adams Golf re-entered the putter category in late 2009, but that move yielded only limited success. With hopes of becoming a more serious player in the category, the company has acquired Yes! Golf for $1.5 million.
At 81, Arnold Palmer still captivates fans with his personality and myriad stories, even if he has to ask permission to tell them.
David Duval, the former No. 1 player in the world, has agreed to a five-year deal with Scratch Golf, in which he will not only use its equipment, but become a part owner in the company.
Career amateur Billy Joe Patton, who almost won the 1954 Masters, died Jan. 1. Former USGA president Bill Campbell took time to remember his friend and rival.
With David Fay's resignation, the USGA needs to fill its executive director post. Plenty of names are being tossed around for consideration, but one thing is clear: Golf outsiders need not apply.
When the 2011 PGA Tour season kicks off Thursday, Graeme McDowell will be lacing up a new pair of shoes.
Rickie Fowler is one of the obvious young players who will have an impact on the PGA Tour in 2011. But the impact of youth won't stop there, and we sat down to highlight 11 players to watch out for in 2011.
Shaun Micheel began 2010 with limited status on the PGA Tour, but overcame tough odds to record his best season since 2006. Meanwhile, Ben Curtis slipped considerably in our rankings.
Paul Stankowski made a 543-spot jump up Golfweek’s rankings in 2010. He kicks off our annual number crunching package.
First, it was Jim Furyk going from Srixon to TaylorMade, then Graeme McDowell leaving Callaway reportedly for Srixon, and now, a third major winner is expected to switch equipment allegiances.