Oakmont Country Club Histories

We’ve written about the most storied clubs in the United States . . . Merion, Seminole, the Country Club and Pinehurst, but have never managed to write about Oakmont. In celebration of the upcoming U.S. Open to be held this

Oakmont Country Club Histories

We’ve written about the most storied clubs in the United States . . . Merion, Seminole, the Country Club and Pinehurst, but have never managed to write about Oakmont. In celebration of the upcoming U.S. Open to be held this

The Confidential Guide to Golf Courses: Volume 2 – The Americas (winter destinations)

The new rendition of the Confidential Guide to Golf was conceived as a travel guide, as Tom Doak describes it. The new version is being produced in five volumes covering different geographic regions, and the newly issued Volume 2 covers golf

The Confidential Guide to Golf Courses: Volume 2 – The Americas (winter destinations)

The new rendition of the Confidential Guide to Golf was conceived as a travel guide, as Tom Doak describes it. The new version is being produced in five volumes covering different geographic regions, and the newly issued Volume 2 covers golf

Crump’s Dream: The Making of Pine Valley 1913-1936

Pine Valley already has three club histories, does it really need a fourth? The short answer is yes, and the new entrant focuses on a very specific time period, and it is a doozy. Crump’s Dream The Making of Pine

Crump’s Dream: The Making of Pine Valley 1913-1936

Pine Valley already has three club histories, does it really need a fourth? The short answer is yes, and the new entrant focuses on a very specific time period, and it is a doozy. Crump’s Dream The Making of Pine

The Dinosaur of Golf Book Collecting

Amazon has taken the old adage in retail, “Lose money on every sale, but make it up in volume” to a new level. Who knows whether the strategy works in the long run? It is either a smart business model

The Dinosaur of Golf Book Collecting

Amazon has taken the old adage in retail, “Lose money on every sale, but make it up in volume” to a new level. Who knows whether the strategy works in the long run? It is either a smart business model

Wade Hampton Golf Club History Book

The premier club featured in this month’s newsletter takes its name from a Confederate General: Wade Hampton III, known as “The Giant in Gray.” Hampton came from a long line of soldiers, including his grandfather who served as a colonel

Wade Hampton Golf Club History Book

The premier club featured in this month’s newsletter takes its name from a Confederate General: Wade Hampton III, known as “The Giant in Gray.” Hampton came from a long line of soldiers, including his grandfather who served as a colonel

The Honourable Company of Edinburgh Golfers – Muirfield

I can fondly recall my first visit to the Honourable Company. At first, I thought the routine was a bit regimented; and a tad snooty to have to wear a jacket upon arrival. As visitors we were not allowed to

The Honourable Company of Edinburgh Golfers – Muirfield

I can fondly recall my first visit to the Honourable Company. At first, I thought the routine was a bit regimented; and a tad snooty to have to wear a jacket upon arrival. As visitors we were not allowed to

Golf in the Kingdom by Michael Murphy

A masterpiece or over-rated trash? This month’s newsletter touches on a golf book that stirs strong feelings and controversy. Golf in the Kingdom was first published in 1972 and written by Stanford educated Michael Murphy, founder of the Esalen Institute

Golf in the Kingdom by Michael Murphy

A masterpiece or over-rated trash? This month’s newsletter touches on a golf book that stirs strong feelings and controversy. Golf in the Kingdom was first published in 1972 and written by Stanford educated Michael Murphy, founder of the Esalen Institute