Modern links courses earn their own cachet among Great Britain and Ireland’s best tracks
A dream duo of Johnny Miller and Nick Faldo turns into a dream dud for Golf Channel.
Fresh off its best year of viewership since its 1995 launch, Golf Channel is starting 2012 by shaking up its executive lineup.
From exotic trips to private Fijian islands to in-depth features on personalities such as Brandel Chamblee, our travel editor Martin Kaufmann reflects on the year that was . . .
Three years ago, during my first visit to Mexico’s Los Cabos, I jumped on an ATV and drove across enormous dunes to see the planned site for two Jack Nicklaus golf courses.
It’s imperative that a travel case protect your golf clubs, and it’s helpful if the sheer weight of the loaded case doesn’t rip your arm out of your shoulder socket as you lug it through parking lots and airports.
Martin Kaufmann: Dorado Beach seeks to reclaim status among the Caribbean's best.
Martin Kaufmann and Bradley S. Klein put together a list of five of their favorite travel books.
Earlier this year, I made my first visit to the Marco Island Marriott in southwest Florida, and it turned out to be one of my “top finds” of 2011.
The Golf Channel provided nearly 12 hours of wall-to-wall coverage of the Presidents Cup. A bit too much?
In preparation of grinding out Friday's 11 hours of Prez Cup coverage, here are some highlights from Day 2.
Golf Channel's Presidents Cup coverage offers plenty of chances to laugh - with them and at them . . .
When Paul Schock got the idea a few years ago to build a large golf resort in the wild, remote Sand Hills of north-central Nebraska, he found inspiration for the project in a visit to a large golf resort built on the wild, remote Oregon coastline.
Discovery Land CEO Michael Meldman discusses selling luxury golf real estate in a lagging economy. Martin Kaufmann.
The East Course at Dorado Beach arguably is the most historic course in the Caribbean, and for decades was considered one of the best.
The Golf Channel experimented with 'Social Saturday,' and needless to say it is still a #workinprogress.
Sheila C. Johnson is the latest hospitality executive to try to profit from one of Bobby Ginn’s numerous failures.
Despite a down market, Mexico resorts like Mayakoba, located along the Riviera Maya and host of the PGA Tour's Mayakoba Classic, are staying afloat.
Salamander Hotels & Resorts is now managing Sanctuary Cap Cana, a 176-room oceanfront resort.
A few thoughts from a long, long day of Solheim Cup viewing. . .
Waste Management and the Scottsdale Convention & Visitors Bureau have created the Waste Management Scottsdale Open, a three-round amateur tournament that will be held prior to the PGA Tour’s Waste Management Phoenix Open.
The UA-ASU rivalry is heated, but the golf is just plain hot. Martin Kaufmann.
Golfweek's Best Campus Courses list is full of tracks with long, rich histories.
“Seven Days in Utopia” – the movie adaption of sports psychologist David L. Cook’s 2006 book, “Golf’s Sacred Journey: Seven Days at the Links of Utopia” – opens nationwide in theaters Sept. 2.
Imagine playing Kiawah and then luxuriously sailing down the coast to play Harbour Town. Now it's possible.
If you want to play fast at courses operated by OB Sports, it helps to get in the Express Lane. The Scottsdale, Ariz., course-management firm is expanding its pace-of-play initiatives with the gradual rollout of its Express Lane program to its 42 courses.
Herbert X. “Tree” Tremont is a multiethnic golf superstar with 14 major championships, a signature apparel line (named Tree Trunk, naturally), a $61 million yacht, several private planes, a swimsuit model for a wife, two adorable children and an overbearing agent. Sound familiar?
Millions visit Branson for its music, and a growing number stay for the golf. Martin Kaufmann.
The PGA of America has some explaining to do with how it let CBS and TNT bombard viewers with ads.
Tiger Woods' woes at the PGA could mean problems in the PGA Tour's upcoming TV negotiations.
Internet company Boxgroove is trying to give golfers easy access to hundreds of private clubs.
If golf fans aren’t satisfied with 28 hours of live PGA Championship coverage on TNT and CBS, they can find enhanced coverage on DirecTV and PGA.com.
Suncadia, a resort and residential community in Roslyn, Wash., plans to open its third course, Rope Rider, for public play on Aug. 12.
Add Pete Dye to the list of architects who have had golf trails named in their honor.
Renovations to Dorado Beach Resort & Club in Puerto Rico are continuing with the recent announcement that the resort will be home to a new Ritz-Carlton Reserve.
From Mike Tirico and Paul Azinger, to a good-looking set, ESPN showed promise with its Open telecasts.
In “Four Days in July,” Jim Huber attempts to apply proper perspective to Tom Watson’s glorious, if unrequited, bid for the 2009 British Open. Martin Kaufmann has a review.
This should be the height of the golf season in Minnesota, but since July 1 golfers haven’t been able to play the top-ranked course in the state.
In the introduction to “Those Guys Have All the Fun,” the authors make a point of saying the book is “not the history but the story of ESPN.” In truth, it’s neither, owing to a tactical mistake the authors made early on.
As if generating more revenue and eliminating losses aren't challenging enough, Callaway Golf Co. has another pressing task: Re-energizing its brand.
“Let There Be Pebble” arrived as unexpectedly as Shivas Irons showing up on the first tee at Burningbush, ready to share golf’s mystical and metaphysical secrets.
Let’s say you’re Mr. Big Honkin’ Executive at ESPN. We’ll call you BHE for short. The U.S. Open is approaching and you, BHE, have the assignment of choosing the announcers who will call the event.
One of the problems fans have when attending a golf tournament is that they can only follow the action on one hole.
For D.C. golfers, conservative or liberal, politics isn’t the only game in town. Martin Kaufmann explains.
For those viewers not satisfied with 30 hours of live U.S. Open coverage, DirecTV has you covered.
A dramatic golf landscape and value pricing help put remote mesquite on the map. Martin Kaufmann explains.
Paul Schock is one of the most accomplished amateur golfers in South Dakota history. But when it comes to The Prairie Club, the ambitious golf resort project that he developed in the Sandhills of north-central Nebraska, Schock acknowledges that he needed a mulligan.
Dick Ebersol’s exit from NBC leaves behind a legacy that includes putting the Ryder Cup back on network television and making Johnny Miller golf’s most prominent analyst.
With the opening of Firekeeper, Notah Begay III proposes a tribal model based on economic hope. Martin Kaufmann explains.
Kaua’i Lagoons Golf Club plans to reopen the Kiele Moana (Ocean) nine May 23 following renovations to six holes and the addition of three others.