then and now

By Dave Barton, PGA Suffice it to say, individuals with disabilities are not a new thing but, let there be no doubt, the way “we humans” perceive and embrace individuals with disabilities has come a long way in many areas.  However, the journey for equality is most decidedly not over for those in our society who look or act “differently” compared […]

honoring the king’s legacy: the arnold palmer cup

The GHS hosted a golf tournament at Arnold Palmer’s Latrobe Country Club on Monday, June 27 as well as a story-filled reception afterwards. The theme of the outing was Honoring the Legacy of Arnold Palmer.  The Palmer Spirit was alive in Latrobe. The following weekend, Arnie’s presence was felt just as profoundly in Geneva, Switzerland, at the Golf Club de […]

playing the old course

a firsthand account by john fischer jr. The Open Championship celebrates its 150th playing this year, happily on the Old Course at St Andrews. The following account of playing the Old Course is courtesy of John Fischer III who writes: I thought the attached article my dad wrote after he returned from the 1934 Walker Cup at St. Andrews with […]

arnie spirit fills the air at ghs latrobe outing

John Rusbosin reports on the June 27 gathering for golf and friendship at Latrobe CC. The Palmer Spirit was alive in Latrobe this past June 27. Honoring the legacy of Arnie and golf was in the air. Dozens of GHS members, new and veterans, gathered for a great day of fun and golf. Here are some highlights. The cameras were […]

national links trust at the forefront of preservation efforts

The finish at the U.S. Open concluded an exciting week that was good for the game of golf. Matthew Fitzpatrick’s win provided a dramatic conclusion befitting our national championship and the historic venue over which it was contested, The Country Club at Brookline, Massachusetts.  We were reminded about Francis Ouimet’s upset over Harry Vardon and Ted Ray at this storied venue […]