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You can hammer it with hurricanes and close it with COVID, even change owners, but no matter what traveling hurdles you put in front of the spectacular oceanside Hammock Beach Resort it keeps improving and wowing golfing visitors to the East Coast of Florida. Now with industry leader Troon Golf, which arrived earlier this year before the worldwide Pandemic shut …

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Marty Leonard has filled plenty of roles in her decades of service to Texas golf. The daughter of Colonial Country Club founder Marvin Leonard, she has served as a longtime committee member at Colonial, spent 18 years on the USGA Women’s Golf Committee, played and long promoted the game, but the one she enjoys the most is as the keeper …

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Uneven and unloved could be the title of a country music song, but it just as well could be the title for some Greg Norman-designed golf courses built in the U.S. over the last several years. But with the debut of his new Rancho San Lucas course, which opened last February in this golf-heavy region, Norman could author a new …

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Neither golf architect Gil Hanse or PGA of America COO Darrell Crall has any formal training in drama. Crall got plenty of traditional education at Duke University with a degree in history while Hanse has a masters of landscape architecture degree from Cornell University. But together, along with more than 200 daily workers at the new PGA Frisco golf complex …

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The COVID-19 Worldwide Pandemic has changed life for golfers and just about everybody else in the world over the last six months.  From no live sports and fanless golf tournaments to out of work members to prolonged at home executives and on-line schooling for kids, everything which can been disrupted in the golf world has been and is likely to …

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To build a new resort, where one doesn’t exist for hundreds of miles and most don’t think ever will, as Mike Keiser found out, first you have to be called crazy, delusional and a soon-to-be epic golf failure. And that’s just for starters. But thankful for golfers worldwide, Keiser and then-unknown Scottish golf architect David McLay Kidd persisted, and the …

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This year’s Charles Schwab Challenge, forever known as Colonial, was the PGA Tour’s return to live golf. The greatest field in Colonial history made it the most eagerly anticipated tournament in the tournament’s 74-year anchor into local professional golf. But for all the eagerness to see North Texas’ annual rite of Tarrant County Spring, what it turned out to be …

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Kevin Na has been a regular visitor to storied Colonial Country Club over several years with plenty of success at the historic Fort Worth course. He has turned in four top-10 finishes, tied the course record with a 61 in 2018 and shot a 62 in 2017. But until last year he had never come home with the plaid jacket …

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In 34 years of golf and life, North Texas native Colt Knost has packed in plenty of both in a remarkable three-plus decade span which is still going strong now in its next chapter as a new media member.  After a stellar high school career in Pilot Point, he arrived to play college golf at SMU and became one of …

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The AT&T Byron Nelson PGA Tour event and the Salesmanship Club ,which has overseen it’s operation for more than five decades, has built the most successful golf fundraising event in the U.S., with more than $110 million raised for its charity through hard work, inspired vision, leadership and knowing where the next big thing might be. With the most recent …

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