| May 6, 2013
| 2:28 PM
When the United States Golf Association packed up its corporate tents after the 2002 Senior Open concluded, Caves Valley returned to its roots as a private club that was selective in the tournaments it hosted. Mandated to promote the amateur ranks, the...
| Apr 17, 2013
| 11:23 AM
Whoever the wag was that said golf is “a good walk spoiled” no doubt had a 20-plus handicap.
Yes, the idea of chasing a ball around a series of fields with a stick to knock it into a hole hundreds of yards away is preposterous. How can...
| Apr 24, 2013
| 8:19 AM
You don't need to be a scratch golfer to enjoy Mountain Branch Grille & Pub.
Though the restaurant is located on the grounds of Mountain Branch Golf Club in Joppa, it is open to golfers and non-golfers alike (the course is open to the public, too, and...
| Apr 9, 2013
| 7:00 AM
Olympic swimmer Michael Phelps and Chicago Bulls legend Michael Jordan teed off against each other on the golf course at the 12th annual Michael Jordan Celebrity Invitational at Shadow Creek in Las Vegas this weekend.
Jordan, a six-time NBA champion and...
| Apr 14, 2013
| 12:36 PM
J. Thomas "Gus" Novotny, a retired Howard County entrepreneur who combined his love for golf and trains and turned them into businesses, died March 24 from cancer at his home in Palm Gardens, Fla. He was 75.
The son of a supervisor and a homemaker, John...
| Jun 27, 2013
| 4:50 PM
No round of professional golf can be played on the Blue Course at Congressional Country Club without, it seems, comparing it to the events of two years ago, to the 111th U.S. Open in which Rory McIlroy appeared to make a mockery of the place. So here came...
| Apr 13, 2013
| 11:48 AM
How some of our columnists and editors feel about the two-stroke penalty given to Tiger Woods at the Masters Saturday:
Peter Schmuck, columnist: By most accounts, the ruling was correct and penalty appropriate, which is a sign that professional golf...
| Apr 2, 2013
| 3:31 PM
Peter Young Martin, a former golf professional and Green Spring Valley Hunt Club champion, died of a respiratory illness March 31 at Gilchrist Hospice Care in Towson. The Owings Mills resident was 64.
Born in Baltimore, he was the son of John William...
| Apr 2, 2013
| 1:20 PM
John Novotny, known locally and throughout the golfing community simply as Gus, loved teaching golf to thousands of people both young and old.
As the proprietor of the Rocky Gorge Golf Fairway off Route 29, which he opened in 1964, Gus not only taught...
| Apr 8, 2013
| 10:15 AM
The demolition of the clubhouse at Hobbit's Glen Golf Club in Harper's Choice is expected to begin in October.
"The schedule for the process is moving along nicely," said Bob Hickman, Chairman of the Board for H. Chambers, the architecture company...
| Apr 4, 2013
| 9:12 AM
Mary Bryan Owen made her high school golf debut last season and won the Interscholastic Athletic Association of Maryland championship by 12 strokes. Her four-over-par 76 at Fox Hollow Golf Course helped the Reds win their sixth straight team title....
| Apr 9, 2013
| 5:00 AM
Spring is the time of rebirth and renewal . For some, that means tee time and a chance to be outdoors, unwinding from the stresses of everyday life. If golf is your sport of choice, then you need to check out the Zero Prostate Cancer Golf Classic. This...