We recently visited La Rioja where the city of Logroño is at the centre of the wine trade in the famous grape growing region. It seemed like the ideal opportunity to discover just how good the golf product was among the vineyards of northern Spain.
Time is golf’s Achilles' heel. Often it takes too long to play eighteen holes, or at least it feels too long when you’re playing at snail’s pace behind groups of slower golfers. Waiting to play your shot time after time is no fun at all. I actually become murderous.
Until the start of the 82nd Masters the name Patrick Reed was more synonymous with team play competition -- showing his stature as "Captain America" in recent Ryder and President's Cup Matches in linking raw emotion with vintage clutch play.
This week marks the return of the man who's been mostly an outsider and now returns to the grounds where in 1997 he forever changed golf and became the world's most notable athlete.
Four Englishmen tried their luck with the Scottish weather and took advantage of an offer to play the new Ailsa course in March. Would the new version live up to the old?
Greg Norman said during his latest visit to Vietnam that KN Golf Links Cam Ranh’s breadth of character will make for an experience unlike any other in the booming golf nation.
Originally the 9th hole, the 18th “Holly” has played anywhere from 405 to 420 yards. In 2002, nearly 60 yards was added along with the tee box shifting five yards to the right, making the angle even more acute.
Each hole at Augusta is flower themed and the 1st is called Tea Olive. It’s anything but a cup of tea. Originally conceived by Alister MacKenzie and golf legend—Bobby Jones, the now 1st was slotted as the 10th hole for the inaugural event in 1934.
Over the years at Augusta a handful of players have come ever so close to slipping on the green jacket—emblematic of a Masters triumph. Who are the top five players to have competed in The Masters without ever winning?
Augusta National has hosted a par-3 contest on the Wednesday prior to the first round of The Masters since 1960. No player has won the par-3 event and the 72-hole contest in the same year, although Masters winners have won the par-3 contest at different times.