Hal Sutton’s Boot Ranch makes a kick-A comeback

Hal Sutton’s Boot Ranch makes a kick-A comeback

Hal Sutton’s Texas Boot Ranch is making a comeback. Miguel Lecuona In the category “Famous Golf Phrases,” Hal Sutton’s “Be the right club today” is legendary. He was talking to his 6-iron shot, the one that clinched his win at the 2000 Players. But those same words could apply to Boot Ranch, the Texas golf […]

Community mourns murder of Iowa State golf star – Story

Community mourns murder of Iowa State golf star – Story

LAKE ELMO, Minn. (KMSP) – The women’s golf community is mourning after a former Iowa State golfer was found murdered on a course in Ames, Iowa. On the Coldwater Links golf course Monday morning, police found the body of 22-year-old Celia Barquin Arozamena. She had stab wounds to her neck, head and upper torso. Barquin […]

Have your say in distance debate

Have your say in distance debate

A global online questionnaire and data-gathering exercise on distance in golf has been launched by The R&A and the USGA today as part of the Distance Insights project. The detailed questionnaire is open to all interested participants in golf until 31 October 2018 and is available in 10 languages. Administered independently by Sports […]

Golf in over the last decade a changing landscape for better – and for worse

Golf in over the last decade a changing landscape for better – and for worse

Ten years on from the publication of his book, Hooked, Kevin Markham looks at how golf in Ireland has evolved. Ten years ago, I was sitting in the carpark of Massereene Golf Club, outside Ballymena, contemplating the end of my 14-month journey around Ireland. Every 18-hole golf course had been played (349 back then) and […]

St. Clair Beach Retirement Home adds putting green, forms golf league

St. Clair Beach Retirement Home adds putting green, forms golf league

Some of the residents who gathered around the putting green at the Chartwell St. Clair Beach Retirement Residence looked like they were ready to step on the first tee of a championship golf course. They wore golf shirts and visors as they strolled around the green, putter in hand. Others dressed casually and played in […]