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.
Municipal Courses list looks a lot like last year’s list, with the top six courses remaining unchanged.
Want to play 18 holes in well under four hours? You need to get in the Express Lane.
Boyne Resorts, the large golf-and-ski operator in northern Michigan, has added a ninth course to its golf portfolio.
Anyone who has spent time with Canadian golfers knows that they love to sing the praises of the late architect Stanley Thompson, who built golf courses across Canada during the first half of the 20th century. Golfweek’s Best course raters also have taken a shine to Thompson.
In between the focus on birdies and bogeys this week at Augusta, ESPN asked its viewers to take a serious look back at Jack Nicklaus' 1986 Masters victory. Martin Kaufmann explains why it was worth the watch.
Bust out the plus-fours, tam-o'-shanters and Calamity Jane knockoffs. The fourth annual U.S. Hickory Open championship is approaching. French Lick (Ind.) Resort will host the national championship of the persimmon-and-featherie crowd July 11-13 on its Do
The silver anniversary of Jack Nicklaus' final major championship has occasioned the release of several new books. Tom Clavin and John Boyette are the latest to weigh in.
Three years ago, Lyle Anderson's business collapsed. Now the developer who shaped Scottsdale is starting over with plans for a high-end eco-resort.
Dellwood Country Club has changed its name to Paramount Country Club and hired architect Jim Urbina to restore its golf course, which was designed by A.W. Tillinghast in 1920.
The owners of the Resorts of Tullymore & St. Ives want to make you a deal on a new home. Sound familiar? There’s a twist. The Stanwood, Mich., resort will buy your current home if you buy a home at Tullymore.
The adage that “golf is a lifestyle” has become accepted wisdom, particularly among many in the design world.
Three years ago, Lyle Anderson's business collapsed. Now the developer who shaped Scottsdale is starting over with plans for a high-end eco-resort. Martin Kaufmann explains.
The late William F. Buckley Jr. famously declared it his mission to “stand athwart history yelling ‘Stop!’ ” Buckley almost certainly would have loved The Gasparilla Inn & Club.
Tournament-tough courses await on Florida's Gulf Coast. Martin Kaufmann reports.
The LPGA is playing fewer domestic events this season, but will receive significantly more live coverage. Martin Kaufmann has the details.
It was 18 years ago when Robb McCreary first saw plans for a large resort on Indian Bend Road, just outside of the 101 Loop. Those plans called for an 800-room hotel, casino, horse track and arena.
Lavish desert luxuries, million-dollar views and priceless golf make Scottsdale, Ariz., a real-world hit. Martin Kaufmann explains.
These days, if you’re looking for the best deal in this golf hotbed, you have a lot of options from which to choose given the recessionary effect on home prices, club memberships and green fees.
On the NASCAR track, Juan Pablo Montoya carries a rugged persona. On the links, he shows a softer, more fatherly side, says Martin Kaufmann.