Archives for: August 2012

Team USA-Dudes Rests Hopes On Fox

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The USGA held true to form and named recent US Amateur champion Steven Fox to its 2012 USA side for the World Amateur Team Championship. From my perspective, the USGA handcuffed its squad, essentially submitting a two-man roster. Howza come? Well, Fox i… more »

Augusta National's First Female Members: HE SAID!

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My esteemed colleague, Katherine Dyson, offered up the first take on TravelGolf.Com on what it means to have female members at Augusta National. I can't resist the opportunity to add my five cents. I hope that my points contribute more to the conversati… more »

My First & Certainly Not Last Pontification On Team USA Ryder Cup 2012

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Woods, Watson, Dufner, Bradley, Simpson, Z. Johnson, Kuchar & Mickelson. Not an over-inflated law firm or medical practice, but the ocho automatic qualifiers for Team USA ~ Ryder Cup 2012. Captain D to the L to One, Two, Three now has four more rose… more »

PGA Championship Day Two: Golfers Like Us

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You know that Joost Luiten stood at -8 with four holes to play on Thursday, and that 4 holes later, he had four bogies and -4 for the round. Friday, Bernd Wiesberger experienced a similar stretch of golf. With six holes to play in his second round, the… more »

PGA Championship first round: If Carl is to win a major ...

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... this is the one. The PGA Championship has "one and done" written all over its history. Guys like Rich Beem, Jeff Sluman, Y.E. Yang, Martin Kaymer (I'll take your odds!) and from the past, Davis Love 3, David Toms, Steve Elkington and Mark Brooks. Th… more »

Kiawah Island: A Golf Club Presents A Major Championship

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I have a bunch of ideas buzzing like insects in my head. They're not so annoying nor threatening as the winged bugs, but they need a hive or nest in which to alight, so let's start building. The 2012 PGA Championship, the 94th of its kind (sort of, we'l… more »

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