Tiger's Dilemma

As Tiger takes six months off and ponders his future, it seems the key question he needs to answer is this: Am I a mechanic or a magician?

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Dogged Victim | Charm Offensive

Appeared in Fall 2014 LINKS

While putting together this month’s cover story on the Top 25 Islands in Golf, I was reminded of the quality I value most highly when it comes to rating and ranking golf courses: charm. Charm, of course, is a difficult thing to define. There are charming mountain courses, charming lakeside courses, and courses that are charming just because a fine architect made fine use of fine land.

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Ryder Cup Gleneagles

8 Reasons Europe Will Win The Ryder Cup (and 3 Reasons They Won’t)

Honestly, they don’t appear very bright for the American side. Here are 8 reasons why:

1) The Euros have four of the current top five players in the world in prohibitive number one Rory McIlroy plus Henrik Stenson (3), Sergio Garcia (4) and Justin Rose (5).  

2) The Euros have had a more productive year, accounting for ten victories, including three major championships, The Players, and a World Golf Championship.

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Dogged Victim | Talk of the Toon

Appeared in Summer 2014 LINKS

Having not made my home there for the last couple of years, I’d forgotten what a happening little city St. Andrews is. When my wife and I paid a wee visit a few weeks ago, it all came back.

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