Myrtle Beach golf goes glitz, Tiger Woods vs. Jack Nicklaus, golf ball artist Patric Herber
Hear this latest episode of TravelGolf.com This Week.
Myrtle Beach is known as America’s golf mall, but that’s starting to change. In this week’s podcast, host Dave
Berner talks to TravelGolf.com’s Brandon Tucker about the glitzy transformation of Myrtle Beach.
“I think they’re getting more and more recognition every year for the higher end courses that they have,” Tucker says. “And the new courses that they’re building are all toward that higher end.”
With Tiger Woods closing in on Jack Nicklaus’ majors record of 18, the golf pundits are leaping to compare the two golf greats. Staff Writer Bill Wolfrum talks about what kind of stories we might be seeing in the not so distant future.
“Over the next few years we’re going to see more and more Jack Nicklaus versus Tiger Woods articles,” Wolfrum says.
The golf ball as art? Patric Herber, an artist in Washington, creates sculptures out of golf balls.
“For about four years now, I’ve been carving golf balls. The ones I work with the most are Top-Flite XLs,” Herber says. “I started out carving little characters and dragons. Basically what I would do is cut a golf ball in half and carve something out of what was left.”
locals who have become accustomed to
cheap days at the links.
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