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Joe Trahan, Texas born and bred (with stops in South Carolina and Louisiana), replaced a true Texas TV legend when he took over from retiring WFAA-Channel 8 Sports Director Dale Hansen as the lead Sports Anchor in September 2021. Hansen spent 37 years as the leading sports voice in the Dallas-Fort Worth area, before retiring to golf, poker and pool …

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The famous sports book, “Heaven is a Playground,” was a passionate ode to the game of basketball. But for TPC-Craig Ranch Assistant Golf Professional Brian Kleckner, heaven is the first tee on any local golf course, with the chance to grow the game and help others. Kleckner, who has battled and transcended Cerebral Palsy in his life and golf career, …

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Golf in December can mean a lot of things to golfers, depending on where you play on a regular basis. But golf in December in San Diego means about the same thing it does the rest of the year: perfect conditions, sunny days, light winds and spectacular views of the Pacific Ocean and the adjacent hills and canyons. For an …

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Florida has long been known as one of the premiere destinations for golf in this great country of ours. From Bay Hill to Sawgrass and Doral, the sunshine state is one of the must travel places for great food, an adventure in culture and fantastic golf. Steamsong is another one of Florida’s finest golf resorts, and how it came to …

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Tom Fazio has been called America’s greatest living architect by several publications, and for good reasons when you consider his highly ranked body of work. But looking through a Lone Star lens, he might be Texas’ favorite golf visitor.  This month’s soft opening of the first nine holes at Driftwood Golf & Ranch Club just south of Austin will usher …

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The upcoming renovation at historic Colonial Country Club by architect Gil Hanse will restore the site of the 1941 U.S. Open, 1991 U.S. Women’s Open and current PGA Tour host to its original 1930s grandeur, according to members who voted in favor by a huge margin. All without missing a beat in the annual tournament.  At least that’s the hope. …

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The Swing and the Dance Floor are the two latest additions to the massive PGA Frisco project steadily rising in north Frisco near Highway 380 and just west of Dallas North Tollway. While North Texas golf fans undoubtedly are excited about the 26 PGA of America golf events already announced for the two-course complex being designed by architects Gil Hanse …

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The 2020 Charles Schwab Challenge was one for the record books as North Texas golf’s most historic event welcomed the PGA Tour back to full-field competition after a nearly two-month COVID-19 pause. With no professional tournament golf since the Players Championship in mid-March, players were left to own devices to get ready to play for their livelihood if the Tour …

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For most travelers practicing and perfecting their golf game is not the number one reason they come to the Big Island of Hawaii. Practicing their suntan acquisition. Yes! Their beach walking and sea shell collecting. Yes!! Plus their Mai-Tai and Lava Flow drinking. Big, big yes. But the Fabulous Four Seasons Resort Hualalai on the golf-rich Kona side of the …

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After a year of big changes in the North Texas golf scene, mainly related to the COVID-19 virus and the new PGA headquarters facility in Frisco, 2021 is starting out with some huge developments of its own as four of the area’s most prestigious private clubs are changing head professionals. While changes at the head professional level are a constant …

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