Behind the Tartan is a series of articles that I have written for SEAMUS Golf. Each article in the series focuses on a historical figure in golf, tying them into a tartan headcover from SEAMUS. I am a huge fan of the company and am very happy to work together with them on this series. Check out their awesome products! It … Read More
Confidential Guide to Golf Courses Vol. 1 Review
Tom Doak made a name for himself early in his golf architecture career. It was just after finishing his first design in 1988 that he wrote the first edition of this book. Forty copies were given out to his friends as a “thank you” for their help. The pages were filled with his personal reviews of golf courses around the … Read More
George Waters Interview
George Waters is the author of Sand and Golf: How Terrain Shapes the Game. As you will read in the interview below, George has worked on courses all around the world with Tom Doak, Coore & Crenshaw, and many other great golf course architects. His new book covers many of the best golf courses in the world, looking at how nearly all … Read More
What is a Links Golf Course?
The question of “What is a links golf course?” was posed to me countless times during my four years in St Andrews. After a round on the St Andrews Old Course yesterday in 45MPH+ winds, I felt inspired to write a definitive answer to this repeated question. In addition to answering the question of what technically makes a links course, … Read More
What is the Masters Like?
My purpose for writing this post is not to re-cap a Masters competition or explain the layout. Instead, I am writing to describe the experience of attending the Masters. Those who have been to the tournament know the excitement and anticipation associated with attending the event. At the time of writing I have been to the 2012 Masters, and this coming Friday … Read More