There are times when the stars line up, and the circumstances of the moment are beyond explaining.
It was mystical like when Bagger Vance appeared out of nowhere unknown to Junah while he was hitting golf balls in the darkness. On Friday, May 7, that is what happened to me at Lakewood. I look up, and it is a person I played junior golf against 40 years ago. His name is John McGough.view more
The top 50 in the World Golf Rankings, updated April 25,, is made up of 15 Americans who are all active on the PGA Tour.Â Of the remaining 35 non-Americans, 20 are active on the PGA Tour.Â The remaining 15 are not active members of the PGA Tour.Â To be active on the PGA Tour you have to earn your playing credentials and commit to playing in 15 tournaments on the PGA Tour.view more
When I was a 22 year old PGA Apprentice at Lakewood in 1977, Jim Simons won in the PGA event in New Orleans and took home a check for $35,000.
Today the winner of The Zurich Classic will take home a staggering $1,152,000. I often wonder if the PGA Tour players understand that this did not just happen overnight. They should all kiss the ground that Arnold Palmer walks on. He brought class to this great game and respected the people who came before him.view more
The Zurich Classic will feature a busy Saturday after inclement weather forced a stoppage of play in the second round early Friday afternoon in Avondale.
Play was halted at 12:57 p.m. with only 47 of 152 players completing their second round. Play was officially suspended for the day at 5:21 p.m. and will resume at 7:30 a.m. Saturday.view more
Jason Bohn fired a seven under par 65 with the TPC Louisiana course record of 64 certainly within his grasp. But he isnâ€™t complaining.view more
When I approached Lakewood’s PGA Director of Golf Brad Weaver and Vice President of Operations Cynthia Rico last September about beginning a weekly outreach school program, they jumped at the opportunity to give back to our city and grow golf.
Fast-forward to this past Monday, where I am on a yellow school bus full of hope, dreams, anticipation and excitement as we head on our way to the Zurich Classic Kids Golf Clinic.view more
This year’s Masters was a great one and maybe one of the best because it had something for everyone.view more
Of all the people I have come across who love golf, Scottish born Lawrence Hannigan is up at the top.view more
The Tuesday during Masters week in Augusta features a special and private evening. That is the night of The Champion’s Dinner started by Ben Hogan in 1952.view more
Junior golf is underway and the year looks promising with four tours offering competition for our junior golfers.view more