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.
Projects in the Bahamas and Florida buck recent development trends. Martin Kaufmann explains.
Much of Jim Engh’s formative time as a course architect was spent in Ireland, which probably would come as a surprise to many people familiar with some of his more mind-bending designs. He fell hard for the untamed Irish style, and says he has tried to bring that same no-holds-barred spirit to his own work.
Golfers won’t be able to play Pinehurst No. 2 until March 4, but they can keep tabs on the year-long restoration through a new website.
Once found, Anguilla and Temenos are worth a return visit. Martin Kaufmann explains.
Perry Golf has expanded its golf-cruise operations through a partnership with Azamara Golf Cruises.
Anything is possible on Fiji's Laucala Island. Martin Kaufmann explains.
Brandel Chamblee speaks his mind. As Martin Kaufmann writes, it's a good thing he knows his stuff.
Herb Kohler is betting that affluent golf fans will line up for a chance to buy an apartment in the Hamilton Grand, the 115-year-old building that looms over the 18th green of the Old Course in St. Andrews.
A lot of tournament announcement flow into my inbox, and most of them aren’t given a second thought. But one caught my attention because it combines one of my favorite destinations – Bermuda – with a great brand, Bacardi.
The first thing readers will notice when they pick up a copy of “True Links” is the number 246. That, in the authors’ estimation, is the number of golf courses that accurately can be described as “links.”
Near the top of the list of trigger words that prompt Pavlovian slobbering among serious golfers are these: Hogan and Merion.
Tom Fazio's latest anchors amenity-rich Baker's Bay. Martin Kaufmann reports.
Post-celtic Tiger, the resilient Irish prepare to host the Solheim Cup. Martin Kaufmann reports.
Mark Burk used to sleep in a mansion with a couple of Mercedes-Benzes and a golf studio in the garage. Now he sleeps in a concrete pipe near railroad tracks in Indio, Calif.
After hitting a few range balls, Hank Haney’s newest student wanted some feedback.