Award-Winning Boyne Highlands Resort Hosting GAM Mid-Amateur Championship

Award-Winning Boyne Highlands Resort Hosting GAM Mid-Amateur Championship

Award-Winning Boyne Highlands Resort Hosting GAM Mid-Amateur Championship HARBOR SPRINGS – Boyne Highlands Resort’s premier Arthur Hills and Donald Ross Memorial golf courses will welcome a standout field of 165 golfers Thursday Sept. 2 and Friday, September 2 in the 34th GAM Mid-Amateur Championship presented by Boyne Golf. Boyne Highlands is hosting the championship for… Read more »

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The Barclays Preview 2016

The Barclays Preview 2016

The Barclays 2016 Pre-Tournament Notes Dates: August 22-28, 2016 Where: Bethpage State Park (Black Course), Farmingdale, N.Y. Par/Yards: 36-35–71/7,468 yards 2015 champion: Jason Day Purse: $8,500,000/$1,530,000 (winner) FedExCup: 2,000 points to the winner Format: 72-hole stroke-play Website: www.thebarclaysgolf.com Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/TheBarclays Twitter: @TheBarclaysGolf Instagram: @TheBarclaysGolf Field: Players ranked in the top 125 in the FedExCup standings… Read more »

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Wilson Staff Women’s D200 Iron Set

Wilson Staff Women’s D200 Iron Set

Wilson Staff Women’s D200 Irons The Wilson Staff Women’s D200 irons feature Speed Sole Technology creates a thin face-to-sole transition, yielding a driver-like CT of 234 The cutout allows the iron face to flex, especially lower where most impacts occur, for extreme distances Heel and toe weight pods provide a larger sweet spot and more… Read more »

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How Curtis Luck Won The 2016 US Amateur Semifinals Over Nick Carlson

How Curtis Luck Won The 2016 US Amateur Semifinals Over Nick Carlson

  In an epic match play round at the 2016 US Amateur, Curtis Luck of Australia defeated University of Michigan Golfer Nick Carlson in 21 holes.  Luck moves on to the finals against Brad Dalke of Oklahoma.     Hole 1: Par 4, 452 Yards   Carlson with the honors. He finds the left bunker, 125… Read more »

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MEDALIST SMALLEY BEATS USGA CHAMP HARVEY TO ADVANCE TO SECOND ROUND

MEDALIST SMALLEY BEATS USGA CHAMP HARVEY TO ADVANCE TO SECOND ROUND

MEDALIST SMALLEY BEATS USGA CHAMP HARVEY TO ADVANCE TO SECOND ROUND 116th U.S. Amateur Championship, conducted by the United States Golf Association (www.usga.org) BLOOMFIELD TOWNSHIP, Mich. – Medalist Alex Smalley defeated a formidable opponent in fellow North Carolinian and 2014 U.S. Mid-Amateur champion Scott Harvey, 2 and 1, in the first round of match play… Read more »

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US Amateur TV and Online Coverage

US Amateur TV and Online Coverage

TELEVISION COVERAGE Fox and FS1 will air coverage of the match-play portion of the competition from Aug. 17-21. Date                Network                                 Broadcast Hours (Local/EDT; subject to change) Aug. 17            FS1                                         First Round, 3-6 p.m. Aug. 18            FS1                                         Second & Third Rounds, 3-6 p.m. Aug. 19            FS1                                         Quarterfinals, 3-6 p.m. Aug. 20            Fox                 … Read more »

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Olympic Swimmer Michael Phelps Also Plays Golf

Olympic Swimmer Michael Phelps Also Plays Golf

Michael Phelps is the most decorated Olympian of all time, with (at this writing) 25 medals to his name. He is also a golfer, and holds the distinction of sinking what is most likely the longest putt ever recorded on television: The 53 yard putt was for Eagle at the pro-am of the 2012 Alfred… Read more »

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Dearborn’s Elayna Bowser Leads After First Round At 2016 Michigan Women’s Amateur

Dearborn’s Elayna Bowser Leads After First Round At 2016 Michigan Women’s Amateur

Dearborn’s Elayna Bowser Burns Up Back Nine to Lead 100th Michigan Women’s Amateur LINDEN – Dearborn’s Elayna Bowser made four birdies to fashion a back-nine 32 in a 3-under 69 Monday, and was four shots ahead of the rest of the field through the first round of the 100th Michigan Amateur Championship presented by Carl’s… Read more »

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The Moor At Boyne Highlands

The Moor At Boyne Highlands

Yesterday evening I got out to play The Moor at Boyne Highlands. I thought it was a fun course that played shorter than the yardage advertised. I scored well, in spite of the tight, tree lined  fairways and marshes in threatening positions. I only lost one ball on the round, which is pretty much a… Read more »

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What Is the Olympic Golf Format And Who Is Playing?

What Is the Olympic Golf Format And Who Is Playing?

For the 2016 Olympics, the format is 72 hole stroke play. There is no cut. There is no guarantee that this will be the format in 2020 in Tokyo. For what it’s worth, I hope that it is not. Stroke play is the most pedestrian and boring of possible golf formats. Match play is the… Read more »

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Spring Meadows CC Hosts Historic 100th Michigan Women’s Amateur August 8 – 10

Spring Meadows CC Hosts Historic 100th Michigan Women’s Amateur August 8 – 10

Allyson Geer Defending; Spring Meadows CC Hosting Historic 100th Michigan Women’s Amateur LINDEN – Brighton’s Allyson Geer played a practice round Thursday at Spring Meadows Country Club to prepare for her title defense in the Historic 100th Michigan Women’s Amateur Championship that the club hosts Monday through Friday next week. She liked it. “It’s a… Read more »

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Akins Wins 2016 GAM Women’s Mid Amateur

Akins Wins 2016 GAM Women’s Mid Amateur

Ontario’s Audrey Akins Reaches Goal, Wins GAM Women’s Mid-Amateur Championship OWOSSO – Audrey Akins, a 49-year-old English teacher and mother of two from LaSalle in Ontario, emerged from a three-way tie to win the 18th GAM Women’s Mid-Amateur Championship presented by the West Michigan Golf Show Wednesday at Owosso Country Club. Akins, who four years… Read more »

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Nike Is Getting Out Of The Golf Club Business

Nike Is Getting Out Of The Golf Club Business

Nike apparently is getting out of the golf club business. From their website: NIKE FOCUSES GOLF INNOVATION ON FOOTWEAR AND APPAREL, TRANSITIONS OUT OF EQUIPMENT NIKE, Inc. announced today that it will accelerate innovation in its Golf footwear and apparel business and will partner with more of the world’s best golfers. With this new focus,… Read more »

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River at Blackwolf Run Course Review

River at Blackwolf Run Course Review

River at Blackwolf Run Course Review River At Blackwolf Run Grade: A Teacher’s Comments: Enjoyable. Immaculate. One of four championship courses at Kohler’s American Club Resort,  The River at Blackwolf Run plays in and around the wide plain of the meandering Sheboygan River. This riverlands course is quite pretty, with water in view on thirteen of the eighteen holes…. Read more »

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Erin Hills Golf Course Review – 2017 US Open Preview

Erin Hills Golf Course Review – 2017 US Open Preview

Erin Hills Golf Course Review Erin Hills Erin, Wisconsin Grade: A+ Teacher’s Comments: Other worldly. Unlike any course I have played. When the US Open arrives at Erin Hills in 2017, players and viewers are in for a treat. At first glance, Erin Hills looks like a links-style layout. Erin Hills has brilliant green islands adrift in a sea… Read more »

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2016 PGA Championship TV Times

2016 PGA Championship TV Times

I had some trouble finding the PGA Championship on tv, and thought others might also: Friday – TNT, 1-7 p.m. Saturday – TNT, 11 a.m.-2 p.m.; CBS 2-7 p.m. Sunday – TNT 11 a.m.-2 p.m.; CBS 2-7 p.m. TNT is not the channel I usually turn to expecting to find golf.

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