Bradley S. Klein: Sandia Golf Club provides a compelling counterpoint to its namesake mountains.
Supporters of public golf in the Bay Area saw one of their favorite local courses take a hit this week.
When it opened in 2003, Windsong Farm Golf Club had big ambitions. Or its owners did, anyway.
A measure designed to expedite the closure of San Francisco’s Sharp Park Golf Course narrowly passed Dec. 6.
Historic Sharp Park Golf Course, a legendary municipal layout owned and operated by San Francisco, could take a decisive step closer today toward being shut down.
Public Education: A crash course in great architecture just might help your game. Bradley S. Klein explains.
Competitive bidding for plumb golf course design assignments is nothing new for architects.
Dormie Club claims a spot among the North Carolina Sandhills’ best. Bradley S. Klein reports.
Bradley S. Klein: Alister MacKenzie, trained in the art of concealment, transformed Australian golf with Royal Melbourne, site of this week's Presidents Cup.
In our Rater’s notebook, Bradley S. Klein writes that rugged terrain and awkward routing squeezes Shining Rock into a hard place.
Bradley S. Klein writes that Dismal River, remodeled but still raw, flashes its potential in this month’s Rater’s Notebook.
Turbulent weather has claimed another U.S. golf course, this one a fixture of the PGA Tour.
The Quechee Club in Vermont is an extreme example of the damage to golf courses up and down the Eastern Seaboard, mainly due to Hurricane Irene.
It’s a good thing the fourth round of The Barclays, the PGA Tour’s playoff opener, was cancelled. If not, eventual winner Dustin Johnson would have needed a boat to get to the 16th green at Plainfield Country Club in Edison, N.J., on what normally is a water-less hole.
For Jimmy Wright, the 1969 PGA was but one of many tournament achievements that collectively amount to a kind of Grand Slam of club pro life.
From its first major to today, Atlanta Athletic Club has been fine-tuned for toughness. Bradley S. Klein
We are used to Tiger Woods in the spotlight. Even Rory McIlroy. But the current focus on caddies is unparalleled.
Royal St. George’s, host of the 2011 British Open, demands control off the tee and near the greens, even after the ball touches down. Bradley S. Klein reports.
From 1974 to 1994, Deane Beman presided over the growth of the PGA Tour. Adam Schupak explains how he converted a great game into a big business
A final round that threatens (or promises) to be a coronation, but you never really know. But some telltale things today will reveal a lot about the day.
With Rory McIlroy enjoying a six-shot lead and seemingly on his way toward a coronation, Saturday’s telecast should be fascinating to watch. Bradley S. Klein explains.
Friday’s second round at Congressional Country Club offers the prospects of unusually low scoring. Bradley S. Klein explains why.
It’s a cold, damp Friday night in April, and the golf course – all 36 holes – is still struggling to emerge from winter’s chill. But inside Congressional Country Club, the joint is jumping.
When following the U.S. Open on screen, whether digitally or visually, here are 5 Things to look for about how the course is playing. Plus, check out the cool flyovers courtesy of our partners at USOpen.com.
Ernie Els played with Christo Greyling on Wednesday, and not just because the 1997 champ has good vibes here.
For serious golf-course geeks, one of the highlights on the calendar is the annual U.S. Golf Association press conference on the Wednesday of the U.S. Open.
Villainous professional wrestler George Zaharias, an 8 handicap, met Mildred Didrikson when they were paired together during the first two rounds of the 1938 Los Angeles Open.
2011 U.S. Open preview: From photos of Congressional's first five honorary presidents to the 36 holes of championship golf, Congressional is packed with something for everyone.
After its third closure for reconstructive surgery in the past 21 years, Congressional Country Club’s Blue Course sports a thematically unified parkland look that should hold up well in the face of the capital’s stifling summer heat, just in time for next week’s U.S. Open.
Souris Valley Golf Course, a popular muni in Minot, N.D., has more water holes than ever. The Souris River that bisects the course has spilled its banks and flooded most of the 18 holes. The course, part of the Minot Park District, might not fully open this season, golf professional Steve Kottsick said.
Royal Isabela builds to a dramatic conclusion. Bradley S. Klein says there is a definite rhythm to the holes of this dramatic, cliffside track.
For all the tornadic devastation loosed on Alabama last week, golf courses seem to have been spared the worst of the impact.
Thanks to a bold revision by Don Zucker, the historic North Shore Country Club is back. Bradley S. Klein takes a look back at the club's history.
Our annual list of Golfweek’s Best Tour Courses You Can Play reveals that some courses on the pro circuits – PGA Tour, Champions Tour, Nationwide Tour and LPGA – are surprisingly public and accessible.
After a radical restoration, Pinehurst No. 2 is better than ever. Bradley S. Klein explains.
I’m tired. 5 hours glued to the TV. More leaders than I can remember. Birdies, eagles...oh my.
The ground is coming to life again, and with it, the hopes of golfers.
Too much of the discussion about golf courses is dominated by scratch players. Sit around the 19th hole at your average course long enough and you’d think that most opinions about course design concern yardage from the back tees and making holes tougher.
The best designs – classic or modern – can arrive to final form in different ways. Bradley S. Klein explains.
The U.S. Golf Association has withdrawn an initial plan for Colorado Golf Club to co-host the 2012 U.S. Amateur.
The Arizona Attorney General’s Office has dropped claims of discrimination against Tucson Country Club, according to court documents obtained by Golfweek.
Despite redundancies, Waldorf Astoria Golf Club illustrates Rees Jones' evolving style. Bradley S. Klein reports.
Here is how Waldorf Astoria stacks up by the numbers:
Mike Davis doesn’t know how many days he spends on the road a year, just that it’s a lot.
It looks like carefully calibrated mutual interest might just bring together two powerful golf forces in New Jersey.
Anyone who finds inspiration in that mid-1990s era of garrulous, cigar-chomping backslappers is badly equipped to deal with the intricacies of revenue management and point-of-sales technology needed today.
'Flogton' premise: To build a more inclusive game that’s more fun and that’s not so resistant to technological innovation.
Here is a Rater's notebook of The Golf Club at Harbor Shores.
There is much to admire about The Golf Club at Harbor Shores, but costly green fees and excessive putting surfaces undermine the good intent.
New Mexico's Championship Golf Course has a $4.6 million deficit and is under consideration by an advisory committee to be shuttered.