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Category - Going for the Green

Thoughts and writing on the world of golf and golf course architecture.

The Big Wiesy

More on Michelle Wie and her quest to compete with those on the PGA Tour. Apparently she’ll be back at the Sony. Quite interesting, considering my post about Shawn O’Hair from earlier this week.

The return of the cruiser

Here’s an amazing story about Sean O’Hair, once a teenage phenom nicknamed “The Cruiser,” who struggled under family pressure and other issues before finally making it through Q-School earlier this month. Check out the...

Golf blog worth checking out

New York entertainment lawyer Jay Flamma has a blog worth checking out called A Walk in the Park — he spends a lot of time reviewing public golf courses, a worthwhile concept I fully support . Give his blog a read here.

Open Championship to return to Turnberry?

According to the Scotsman, the Open Championship is poised to return to Turnberry. Go here for the story. I’m all for it — having played the course, I found it to be one of the most amazing places to play golf. It would make an...

Irish golf tourism falls…

This story, taken from the www.unison.ie website, presents a pretty bleak picture for golf tourism in Ireland. Note the figure about golf tourism falling by half over the past five years, mainly from the UK. That said, Scotland’s courses...

Golf Digest Best New Course List 2004

As a Golf Digest panelist, I was intrigued by the list that first appeared yesterday. You can find it here — . Interestingly, GD published the actual voting totals for each course. I found this particularly interesting when it came to the...

The Rock #1 New Course in Canada?

Though I haven’t seen it yet, apparently The Rock in Muskoka has won Golf Digest’s Best New Course in Canada. This is incredible for a number of reasons. Mainly, it is remarkable for the course that didn’t win — Rod...