par is just par on the pga tour

Some of us dream of shooting par, others come close, and still others manage to crack it occasionally. But for the professionals, those whose job it is to golf for a living, where does par get them? Writer Matt Newman dug into this a bit and published his findings on the Morning Read website. As you might suspect, at the […]

inside the ropes with arnie

Most of us know of Arnold Palmer as the handsome, hard-charging golf legend, the man who popularized the game in the early years of television. After he left competitive golf, Palmer continued to reign as “The King,” spearheading fundraising efforts, making personal appearances, hosting golf tournaments… so many things. But for a special few in Latrobe, Pa., he was a […]

a little waterlogged, but tri-state hickory open a winner at clearview gc

Bob Glass had kept an eye on the weather reports, but there was nothing he could do. A perfect deluge of rain that swept across the Midwest had a special inaugural hickory golf outing at Clearview Golf Course in doubt. The hard rain departed in time, but it left the course in a waterlogged, walking-only condition. No matter, the golfers […]

the perfect peninsula

GHS member Taba Dale is an accomplished author and travel host who divides her time between Arizona and Ireland. She returned to the Emerald Isle in late spring 2021 and regularly posts updates and stories to her Clare Publishing website, where one may see both her photos and a list of the books she has published. Click on the link […]

the “broken bottle” open at royal st. george’s in 1949

By George Petro Today is July 14, 2021, and the Open Championship is about to be contested at Royal St George’s in the southeast of England for the 15th time since 1894.  In 1949 the winner was “Bobby” Locke, who would win three more Opens in 1950, 1952 and 1957 and ensure his induction into the hall of fame. Locke’s […]