Category Archives: Biography

Frank Stableford : A Life in Golf, Medicine and War

Dubbed “The Patron Saint of hackers everywhere,” a new book detailing the life of Frank Stableford was published last year by Ryan Publishing in Victoria, Australia. The 236-page book follows the 88-year life span of this accomplished surgeon and avid

Frank Stableford : A Life in Golf, Medicine and War

Dubbed “The Patron Saint of hackers everywhere,” a new book detailing the life of Frank Stableford was published last year by Ryan Publishing in Victoria, Australia. The 236-page book follows the 88-year life span of this accomplished surgeon and avid

Discovering Alex Russell : The Man and His Legacy

Who is the most under-rated and underappreciated architect of the last century? A strong case can be made that it is Alex Russell. Six years ago, I played a delightful round of golf on the Paraparaumu Beach golf course near

Discovering Alex Russell : The Man and His Legacy

Who is the most under-rated and underappreciated architect of the last century? A strong case can be made that it is Alex Russell. Six years ago, I played a delightful round of golf on the Paraparaumu Beach golf course near

The 1997 Masters : My Story by Tiger Woods

A best selling book the day it becomes available for sale. That is still the magic of Tiger Woods even though he is now old and breaking down. I am an Augusta National lover and thus can’t get enough about the

The 1997 Masters : My Story by Tiger Woods

A best selling book the day it becomes available for sale. That is still the magic of Tiger Woods even though he is now old and breaking down. I am an Augusta National lover and thus can’t get enough about the

Golf’s Iron Horse : The Astonishing, Record-Breaking Life of Ralph Kennedy

A delightful new read for the lover of golf and the game’s history. So many works of golfing history focus on the greats: the best players, the most prestigious championships, the hardest courses, and the like. Most avid golfers are

Golf’s Iron Horse : The Astonishing, Record-Breaking Life of Ralph Kennedy

A delightful new read for the lover of golf and the game’s history. So many works of golfing history focus on the greats: the best players, the most prestigious championships, the hardest courses, and the like. Most avid golfers are

Simpson & Co. Golf Architects by Fred Hawtree

The British architect Tom Simpson is the designer of two of my favorites courses in the world: the full course at Morfontaine outside Paris and the best nine-hole course in the world at the same location, the Valliere course at

Simpson & Co. Golf Architects by Fred Hawtree

The British architect Tom Simpson is the designer of two of my favorites courses in the world: the full course at Morfontaine outside Paris and the best nine-hole course in the world at the same location, the Valliere course at

Unfriended by Ted Bishop

I purchased a copy of Unfriended : The Power Brokers, Political Correctness and Hypocrisy in Golf to support Ted Bishop, who served as 38th President of the PGA. Bishop was summarily fired by the Board in 2014 because of his

Unfriended by Ted Bishop

I purchased a copy of Unfriended : The Power Brokers, Political Correctness and Hypocrisy in Golf to support Ted Bishop, who served as 38th President of the PGA. Bishop was summarily fired by the Board in 2014 because of his

The Golf Causerie – John Sutherland of Royal Dornoch Golf Club

Some things are better forgotten: those troubling shots that shoot off at a direct right angle to your intended target (I refuse to acknowledge the word); the clothing you wore in the 1970s. Others are best remembered, including the writings

The Golf Causerie – John Sutherland of Royal Dornoch Golf Club

Some things are better forgotten: those troubling shots that shoot off at a direct right angle to your intended target (I refuse to acknowledge the word); the clothing you wore in the 1970s. Others are best remembered, including the writings