Blog Weekly Briefing: All over the world

To be blunt, I don’t have a whole lot to say about the Valero Texas Open. It falls in a weird spot on the calendar in the nadir between the post-Masters malaise and pre-Players momentum….

Blog Weekly Briefing: Heritage

As is tradition, the tour decamps from the pressurized cauldron of Augusta to the laid back detoxifying environs of Hilton Head. I look forward to this event every year for a variety of reasons: the…

Blog Friday Feels: Augusta

Happy Friday to everyone. Pleased to report that I’m back bouncing around after dealing with a bout of low T yesterday on the heels of our Sweetens Cove extravaganza and then a quick visit to…

Travel The Bandon Experience: Pacific Dunes

(Photos courtesy of Bandon Dunes Golf Resort) Though we’ve never met in person, I have a tortured relationship with the Doakito. Our first interaction was at Streamsong Blue. It was hot and heavy from the…

Travel The Bandon Experience: The Punchbowl

(Photos courtesy of Bandon Dunes Golf Resort) The most distinctive characteristic of the massive, 2+ acre putting green/course at Pacific Dunes is the soundtrack: the raucous bursts and deep groans that alternate and grow louder…

Travel The Bandon Experience: Bandon Preserve

(Photos courtesy of Bandon Dunes Golf Resort) Nary a better warm-up or cool-down exists than the Preserve, Bandon’s 13 hole short course. In lieu of hitting the range (amazingly we didn’t hit a single range…

Blog Weekly Briefing: Dell Match Play

We’ve got a big week on tap – Austin, Punta Cana, Web, LPGA, Champions and PGATOURLA – the only thing missing is the Euro tour which is just sort of punting the month of March….

Blog Weekly Briefing: Valspar

That the Valspar Championship exists at all is remarkable. Now in it’s 18th year, the tournament started as The Tampa Bay Championship, a silly season event in 2000 opposite the President’s Cup. The next year…

Blog Weekly Briefing: WGC Mexico

Short one this week on account of some early week travel and a flu bug on the homefront… Ode to Club de Golf Chapultepec The WGC Mexico Championship was a welcome tweak to the schedule…