| Mar 8, 2013
| 11:04 PM
Like professional athletes who get ready for their respective seasons in training camp, weekend golfers prep their games in the offseason. Some work out feverishly doing golf-specific exercises. Others take lessons to hone their swings. And more than a...
| Mar 3, 2013
| 4:01 PM
It's fine — for amateurs
Los Angeles Times
The most sleep-inducing word on the PGA Tour this year is "bifurcation," although the issue over whether the tour should break from USGA and R&A is hotter than Dubai. Golf's ruling lords...
| May 22, 2013
| 11:09 AM
On a doctor’s visit during the final year of his life, 92-year old Charles Bassler Sr. was asked a series of questions to test his mind, and then asked to write a sentence. Bassler simply wrote, "I love golf."
His daughter, Elizabeth Fandel fondly...
| May 9, 2013
| 4:16 PM
Chad Schulze's golf career has weathered several errant shots, but beginning Monday night, the Cockeysville resident will have his best chance yet at realizing his dream as a professional golfer.
Schulze, 34, is a contestant on the popular Golf...
| 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 2, 2013
| 10:55 AM
I'm sure many of you will disagree, but this time of the year is among the best during our calendar year.
The weather is slowly getting warmer most days, baseball is back, March Madness comes to its conclusion in April and NASCAR is early in its season,...
| Mar 26, 2012
| 10:07 AM
It all looked so familiar Sunday -- except when it didn't.
There was Tiger Woods on the 18th green at the Arnold Palmer Invitational in Orlando. Same good-luck red shirt as always on the final day. Same enthusiastic -- even adoring -- crowds cheering his...
| Mar 26, 2012
| 9:17 AM
•••• "Angry Birds Space" did more than 10 million downloads in under three days. In my professional opinion, that’s a lot of flippin’ downloads. [@AngryBirds]
•••• Some simultaneous...
| Apr 4, 2012
| 9:19 AM
Nearly a year ago, I wrote that Tiger Woods could become the next Ken Griffey Jr., a transcendant athlete who turned mortal before rewriting the history books of their respective sports. Instead of breaking their sport’s most sacred record, they...
| Apr 5, 2012
Bloom will be on Rose
There are three types of players in the Masters field: The guys we know by a single name (Tiger, Rory, Phil, Sergio, Bubba), the ones whose names are somewhat difficult to spell (Graeme, Charl) and...
| Apr 8, 2012
| 6:00 PM
The Golf Boys finally got some much needed street cred.
It was right before last year’s U.S. Openwhen a bunch of young Americans who called themselves “The Golf Boys” took quite a bit of criticism for the silly video spoof they did....
| Jan 12, 2012
Back when PGA Tour Commissioner Tim Finchem turned 60, conventional wisdom suggested he would navigate one more difficult TV negotiation before leaving the enterprise for one of his deputies.
That was four years ago. The TV deals — a surprising...