• Myrtle Beach Fall Classic

    Myrtle Beach Fall Classic0

    Short Par 4 Event Growing, Thriving By Len Ziehm The Myrtle Beach Fall Classic had been a four-year success in the South Carolina golf mecca, but the fifth staging – which starts on Sunday and runs through Thursday, Nov. 15 – has turned into an event that’s both bigger and better. Landing Short Par 4

  • Calculate Altitude’s Effect on Golf Ball Distance

    Calculate Altitude’s Effect on Golf Ball Distance0

    Calculate Wind, Heat, Humidity Effects, Too By Dan Vukelich We’ve all experienced that moment. You’re on vacation far from home, you pure an iron into a green and …. WTF … it comes up 8-10 yards short. Only then do you realize you hadn’t considered the elevation difference and the effect of altitude on golf

  • New Ozarks Gem Opens

    New Ozarks Gem Opens0

    Ozarks National is Coore-Crenshaw’s Latest By Len Ziehm Given the history of golf in the Missouri Ozarks, it’s shocking what’s been happening in that area these days. This area 20 miles south of Springfield, Mo., didn’t have a golf course until 1938 when Don Gardner, a club pro at two of the Chicago area’s premier

  • Pinehurst No. 4 Redesigned

    Pinehurst No. 4 Redesigned0

    Gil Hanse Also Builds Short Course for Resort By Len Ziehm The Pinehurst Resort dates back to 1895, but its leadership has never been reluctant to change with the times. The estimable contributions of course architect Gil Hanse are just the latest examples of that. Hanse’s portfolio had already featured the Brazil course used for

  • Fall, Winter Golf Discounts

    Fall, Winter Golf Discounts0

    Deals for the Traveling Golfer By Dan Vukelich New Mexico Golf News keeps an eye out for golf discounts and promotions of interest to golf travelers. With cooler weather coming, here are some of the steals and deals you might want to check out as the frost delays begin at home. The Troon Card Golf

  • Memories: Ryder Cup 1999

    Memories: Ryder Cup 19990

    GTWA Member Remembers U.S. Win at The Country Club in Brookline By John Ingoldsby The Ryder Cup teeing off in Paris this weekend conjures up vivid memories of perhaps the greatest one of all – 1999 at The Country Club in Brookline, Mass. Located right down the road, I had the good fortune to spend