Tag: Sean Tully

Returning golf to golfers

December 17, 2018 By
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 golf course design. As I work out our budget here ...

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Historic approach

August 15, 2018 By
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 players, the media and even the audience at home. The ...

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Too far in protecting par?

April 12, 2018 By
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 narrowing the golf course. After recent work by Bill Coore ...

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Stimpmeters should require a license to carry

June 19, 2017 By
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 using this question to sell Stimpmeters to the general golfing ...

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Stumping for conservative tree use

March 25, 2017 By
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 for the course. These kinds of disagreements aren’t always in ...

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Because we can doesn’t mean we should

December 12, 2016 By
Golf architecture and technology are areas that demand something of each other. In our drive to play better and hit the ball farther we see golfers with the latest and greatest equipment and swing theories to make that happen. While ...

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