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.
Four U.S. golf resorts hold a unique distinction: They have achieved AAA Five Diamond status for both their lodging and dining. We asked the star chefs at those resorts to share one of their signature dishes.
In a Q&A with Golfweek, Mike Keiser shares his thoughts on how to build greens, his tendency to go against the grain, and the similarities between golf and greeting cards.
The PGA of America and NBC announced Oct. 10 that the Ryder Cup will remain on NBC through 2030 as part of a 15-year contract extension.
Somewhere early in the afternoon foursomes matches, with the International team leading in all five matches, a perverse thought crossed my mind: What the U.S. team really needs is a rain delay so it can regroup.
The virtues of brevity. Leaving the audience wanting more. Martin Kaufmann was reminded of that while watching Day 1 of the Presidents Cup, the PGA Tour’s answer to the Ryder Cup.
Near the banks of the Mississippi, surprises abound at Eagle Ridge and charming Galena says our Martin Kaufmann.
From FarmLinks to The Ridge to Alabama football, our Martin Kaufmann takes you on a trip through Alabama.
Golf Channel locked in a cornerstone of its morning programming for the next decade with an extension of its agreement to broadcast all European Tour tournaments through 2024.
Golf Channel yanked its longest-tenured producer from the Walker Cup crew following the release of his memoir, which recounts some turbulent times from his 18-year association with the channel.
In his bid to revitalize Callaway, CEO Chip Brewer is returning to the company's roots: innovation, the long ball and connecting with the masses.
Our Martin Kaufmann says Fox has a unique opportunity to redefine how golf is broadcasted, and shouldn't get caught up in negativity or castoffs from ESPN, CBS or Golf Channel. Instead, reinvent the wheel.
Ernie Johnson is best known for his work on NBA telecasts, though he also spent four seasons calling Atlanta Braves games with his father, Ernie Johnson Sr. He spoke recently with Golfweek’s Martin Kaufmann.
In a case of Jekyl or Hyde for the worldwide leader in sports, the first 33 hours or so of ESPN’s coverage were often exasperating, the final four hours were exhilarating says our Martin Kaufmann.
This year’s first round British Open telecast in the U.S. by ESPN was merely solid – not as technically sophisticated as we’ve seen in the past.
Here are a few high points from following U.S. Open-weekend coverage and commentary on NBC and Golf Channel.
Madden’s on Gull Lake, a 63-hole resort in Brainerd, Minn., has instituted walking green fees for all of its courses. It's a bit of a gamble because cart fees are an important revenue stream, but the resort is betting that the policy will generate new business.
The Prairie Club, which reopens for the 2013 season on May 16, has cut its early-week stay-and-play rates 20 percent.
The Links House at Royal Dornoch is scheduled to open June 1, giving golfers a five-star place to rest after playing what Todd Warnock calls a "thinking-man's golf course."
If you want to learn how to play better golf, visit a good PGA instructor. And if you want to learn tips for seeing the great courses of the British Isles, talk to golf tour operators.
With a new ferry service to be launched May 23, the path to Machrihanish Golf Club is about to get a little easier, and that hopefully will make one of golf's greatest old links more accessible to golf travelers.
Trump International Golf Links already is driving more golf tourists to the Scottish Highlands, but it'll need several years to mature into a fast-running links, according to U.S. tour operators.
Ireland’s lesser-known region is undersold, underpriced and underappreciated.
says Southwest Ireland teems with great links, but one maintains a unique place in golf lore -- Ballybunion.
Innisbrook architect Larry Packard, nearly 101, has worked – and lived – following a few simple rules . . .
Lyle Anderson, the man who shaped much of modern-day Scottsdale, Ariz., only to lose control of much of his real estate empire in 2008, plans to break ground next month on Sierra Reserve, a 223-acre development next to the Golf Club Scottsdale.
Ever since the great essayist Jack Whitaker retired after a long career with CBS and ABC, there has been no obvious candidate to fill the yawning void he left behind. Jimmy Roberts will attempt to do so with his new monthly series "In Play."
Mukul and its entertaining Kidd course elevate the resort experience in Nicaragua says our Martin Kaufmann.
The Golf Channel is set to debut new seasons of "Feherty" and "The Haney Project" tonight, and our Martin Kaufmann gives you a sneak peek at what you can expect.
SoCal, so good: Few places deliver more golden moments than scenic Southern California.
Golf Channel's "State of the Game" on Friday night seemed to be headed toward a channel flip, only to be saved by Frank Nobilo and Brandel Chamblee says our Martin Kaufmann.
Last week, Fox News "Special Report" anchor Bret Baier took a break to play in the AT&T Pebble Beach National Pro-Am. Baier, a former college golfer who still maintains a 7 handicap, made the cut in his first attempt.
Golf Channel's "Morning Drive" has added the likes of Ahmad Rashad and John Cook, plus a sweet new set. But the show itself continues to be predictable and flat, says our Martin Kaufmann.
In Southern California, where golf's equipment industry meets the Pacific, another sport holds a mystic sway. Our Martin Kaufmann took to the shores of Carlsbad to observe . . .
Philip Foster, a tour rep for Mitsubishi Rayon, pines for the days of the late 1950s and 1960s, getting some of his fix on the beaches of Southern California.
Our Marty Kaufmann talked to Steve Friedlander about business at Pelican Hill GC in Newport Coast, Calif.
Golf Channel produced its first 'Spotlight' coverage on Sunday, intriguing our Marty Kaufmann. His post-round reaction? GC needs to take more chances.
A visit to one of the largest college football rivalries - Arizona vs. Arizona State - also offers up spectacular golf with the likes of Dove Mountain and Ventana Canyon.
Mike Cantlay, chairman of VisitScotland, talked with Golfweek about golf tourism, plans for the 2014 Ryder Cup at Gleneagles and the opening of Trump International Golf Links.
Only time will tell whether Streamsong Resort, easily the most ambitious domestic golf development of 2013, will be a financial and critical success. But this much can be said with certainty: The people who conceived and built Streamsong aren’t downplaying expectations.
Our travel editor, Martin Kaufmann, has traveled the globe over the course of his career, including stops in Mexico, Hawaii, Arizona and Canada in 2012.
If you fancy the Western lifestyle but don’t want to sacrifice life’s creature comforts or have the means to spend seven figures on a home in a private golf community, Missoula (Mont.) might be just the ticket.
Looking for the cowboy lifestyle with modern amenities? Our Martin Kaufmann says that Montana has it in abundance.
Michael Jordan was banned from a high-end Miami golf course because he refused to change his cargo shorts. Other course administrators feel “the message (from the Jordan episode) is not good for golf.” And they're doing something about it.
In February, David McLay Kidd and Carlos Pellas will open a golf course course at Guacalito de la Isla, a $250 million resort project along a part of the Nicaragua coast best known for its world-class surfing.
FarmLinks, which opened in 2003, sits at No. 2 on Golfweek’s Best Courses You Can Play in Alabama – not an insignificant accomplishment in a state that has lavished tens of millions of dollars on the Robert Trent Jones Golf Trail.
From Sedona and Flagstaff, the Pink Jeeps and the Red Rocks, driving the curves of Oak Creek Canyon and reveling in the kitsch of Route 66, and ultimately arriving at the Grand Canyon, Arizona has it all.
The golf industry isn’t growing, so course operators are left to fight for market share. The operators who master the basics of consumer loyalty marketing will be fine. The rest will continue to experience a slow, steady decline.