Whitney's Honor

Meet Ken Whitney, producer of Tommy's Honour and the Tony-winning musical Fun Home, who helped launch Blackstone Group's real estate group and now helms the New York chapter of The First Tee. An Up Close profile from The Met Golfer. Click on the link below.

Who Is Charles Sands?

The first men's Olympic golf champion was an accomplished New York City athlete who one afternoon 120 years ago captured the attention of Gotham society after a heated encounter with another celebrated golfer. With a little digging in the archives, we managed to unearth this intriguing tale of a nearly-forgotten Metropolitan golf hero for this April-May 2016 Met Golfer cover story, which earned 2016 Best Profile Writing honors from the International Network of Golf

Jersey City Cinderella: Skyway Golf Course makes its debut

Skyway #9

Weiskopf Gets His Due

Notes on Tom Weiskopf's moving victory at the '95 US Senior Open Championship

It's Time for Team Golf

The great thing about match play is the format can make a contest interesting -- no matter who the competitors are, though of course, the Ryder Cup has been spectacular. This opinion piece from Golf World created a bit of a stir back in 1994; now with the WGC-Accenture Match Play Championship and the Presidents' Cup, the comeback seems complete -- still, Team Golf might still make a fun alternative.

Q-and-A with Curt Sampson

Generally speaking writers interviewing colleagues they're friends with devolves into a transcript of dismal frat-boy banter. I'm glad to say this chat with Sampson mostly proved illuminating.

Stephen Potter: Oracle of Gamesmanship

A look back at my favorite golf writer. From Links (September 2002)

Northern Ireland

One of the most incredible things in my lifetime has been the softening of the sectarian conflict in Northern Ireland. It's impossible to imagine that peace initiatives have had nothing to do with McIroy, Clarke, and McDowell's ascent. Tragic history, great golf, fascinating destination. From the May 2003 edition of The Met Golfer.

Q-and-A with Frank Hannigan

It's been downhill for the USGA since you left, Frank. An interview for

Putt for Peace

Short and sweet peacenik-y Newsday op-ed from 1997.


Subscribe to RSS - golf