When the 117th US Open was drawing to a close at Erin Hills, the grimaces were not on the faces of the players, they were on the faces of officials from the United State Golf Association.
The Pinehurst area in the Sandhills of North Carolina offers a number of high-class golf courses at a reasonable price. Richard Smith and his wife Ruth sample five of the best.
The selection of future US Open sites provides a fascinating behind the scenes understanding of how the United States Golf Association seeks to position its most important event.
Would I suggest a golf holiday in Switzerland? Probably not. Would I recommend a holiday in Switzerland and then play some golf while there? Oh yes, with great big cowbells on!
Deal is something timeless and essential in this modern world, that amongst all the change there is a redoubt of palpable and reassuring steadfastness. It is like returning to the cold stone corridors of the old school and finding your old master is still there...
The quartet of par three holes at Shinnecock Hills merit special attention, as each is totally different from the other. Players will be forced to hit a full array of shots determined by the ever-varying wind that whips through the property.
The second men's major of 2018 is set to begin with the US Open. M. James Ward interviews architects from around the world to gain expert insights into what's occurring behind the scenes of this major championship.
Poland is perhaps not the first European destination to spring to mind when considering an overseas golf trip, but there’s a lot of good golf going on around the port city of Gdańsk where thousands of Scandinavian golfers fly into every year.
Already well known for its culture and gastronomy, Flanders is something of an unknown quantity when it comes to golf but, with more than fifty courses to choose from, a round of golf is never far away from a good bite to eat and a great beer.
Beyond Long Island's stellar private side, there's a public golf component that often gets lost in the shadows. At the top of the pecking order is Bethpage State Park in Farmingdale.