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Ed Travis on Golf: Golf Purist is a Dinosaur

ORLANDO, Florida - Played golf the other day with a good friend who brought along a gentleman I had never met. After the usual...

ED TRAVIS on GOLF: USGA Putting Rule Revision is Confusing

ORLANDO, Florida - The purpose of this column is not to pick on the United States Golf Association nor the R&A. In fact, these...

Limits set for green-reading materials

BOSTON, Mass. - The USGA and the R&A have published the finalized interpretation on the use of green-reading materials in golf, which takes effect...

Preview of 2019 USGA Rules Changes

ORLANDO, Florida - The other day it occurred to me that I didn't know as much as I should about the January 1 changes...

USGA Shoots Themselves in the Foot…Again

The United States Golf Association has again taken a position that gives the impression that "golf's ruling body" likes embarrassing themselves, while enforcing the...

WELLESLEY TEEN MICHAEL THORBJORNSEN RALLIES TO WIN US JUNIOR AMATEUR

BOSTON, Mass - Michael Thorbjornsen already had a challenge on his hands in facing Akshay Bhatia, the top-ranked high school golfer in the country,...

Ed Travis on Golf: Did the USGA try to embarass the games best players?

SOUTHHAMPTON, N.Y. - In 2004, the last time our national open was played at Shinnecock Hills Golf Club at the extreme eastern end of...

Is the Spirit of Francis Ouimet with Matt Parziale?

SOUTHHAMPTON, N.Y. – We’ll never know if the spirit of Francis Ouimet was with Matt Parziale during the first nine holes at the 118...

Thomas Edward Brady: The Country Club USGA Handicap Index 9.2

BROOKLINE, MA - Five-time Super Bowl winning quarterback Tom Brady and his supermodel wife Gisele Bundchen live on the doorstep of The Country Club...

Koepka Pulls Away, Wins U.S. Open at Erin Hills

If any golfer on the PGA Tour would be compared to a champion Thoroughbred racehorse, it would, without a doubt, be Brooks Koepka.