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Returning golf to golfers Posted on 17 Dec 2018 in the Columns categories.

History is my thing. I like it on all levels. I get lost in golf’s early history, and I find myself arguing about the importance and the intent of original Read more»

Historic approach Posted on 15 Aug 2018 in the Columns categories.

Another U.S. Open is in the books and Brooks Koepka repeats as champion! I think it is safe to say that we were all tired; the crew, the volunteers, the Read more»

Too far in protecting par? Posted on 12 Apr 2018 in the Columns categories.

With the recent news that Shinnecock Hills Golf Club, Southampton, N.Y., will see its fairways narrowed for the 2018 U.S. Open, we again encounter the effort to protect par by Read more»

The old and new of slow play Posted on 26 Mar 2018 in the Columns categories.

Congratulations to Golfdom on celebrating its 90th anniversary recently. I’m honored to be a part of such a long history and that my articles are available for others to read. Read more»

Stimpmeters should require a license to carry Posted on 19 Jun 2017 in the Columns & Maintenance categories.

A recent tweet from the USGA asked its members if they knew the green speeds at their home clubs. This by itself is no big deal. But the USGA was Read more»

Stumping for conservative tree use Posted on 25 Mar 2017 in the Columns & Featured & Maintenance categories.

Trees and grass often are at odds with each other on a golf course, as are the views of golfers when they disagree with what a superintendent believes is best Read more»