Wayne Westner, the greatest golfer you have never heard of, had his career cut short due to a freak accident. Life after golf was not easy for him. He battled alcoholism and depression and, eventually, descended into darkness.
Peter Malnati is a journeyman pro, like many on the PGA Tour, but on Sunday he stepped out of the shadows into the crossfire of our culture wars with a public statement. We spoke with him Monday night as he was still processing the strong reaction to his comments.
Wind, rain, pot bunkers, or whichever features of links golf suit your eye, there is no better form of golf. Two senior writers in praise of linksland discuss a career covering Opens and playing the courses.
Andy Dillard is a 55-year-old salesman in the oil industry, bouncing between offices and oil rigs all day long. Back in 1992, he was a broke professional golfer setting a likely-unbreakable record in the U.S. Open at Pebble Beach.
6/28: On this episode of GOLF Today, we visit a unique education-based golf academy in New York City. We also preview the U.S. Senior Open, chat with golf-mad actor Chris O’Donnell, and help you find the right distance-measuring device for your game.
A unique education-based golf academy in Harlem, N.Y., provides youth from varying backgrounds a place to study and grow, both personally and professionally, while simultaneously introducing them to golf.
The USGA's Thomas Pagel describes a rules scenario in which Arnold Palmer picked up Jack Nicklaus' ball to concede the 1962 U.S. Open. What's the penalty for the King's gentlemanly act? You make the call.