Blog 2017 US Open Preview

The US Open may not be my favorite major – that distinction belongs to the annual sensory delight delivered by the greenest place on earth AKA Augusta National – but it may be the best…

Blog Fictional Golf Character Power Rankings

8. David Simms, Tin Cup Nothing about David Simms is redeeming. His cool guy visors and hammy persona are nothing more than a disingenuous façade. We know this not only because he reeks of smarminess,…

Hosel Rockets More Pro-Tracer Please

Overall, Fox’s coverage of the 2016 US Open was strong (to quite strong) proving that copious amounts of Pro-Tracer can make up for inevitable missteps. The Azinger addition brought professional polish and perspective to the broadcast commentary,…

Features What Does “Good for the Game” Even Mean?

NLU Feature piece by contributor Tim Collarmore: Sports journalism is chock full of cliché hot takes and retread narrative crafting. One such cliché involves arguing whether “player x” or “coach y” is good or bad for…