a little masters history

It’s that time of year and the golf magazines, journals and writers are busy cooking up some interest for the year’s most hyped tournament. For history buffs, there’s rich pickings in Masters lore and GHS member Frank Cantrel Jr. has a keen eye on the web streams to identify such nuggets as may come to the fore. Frank has found […]

rives mcbee featured in global golf post article

GHS member Rives McBee has seen the many faces of golf from its highest competitive levels to its country club methods and manners, and even hickory golf tournaments. Throughout it all he has remained a consummate gentleman, generous with his time and ever patient with golfers of all levels. Golf writer Patrick Hand has recently posted a handsome profile of […]

Renee Powell honored by WGHOF

On March 9, 2022, former LPGA player Renee Powell was the first person to be honored with the World Golf Hall of Fame’s inaugural Charlie Sifford Award, sponsored by the Southern Company. Powell, a GHS member, was honored for her spirit in advancing diversity in golf. Click here to see the announcement of the honor, made on Nov. 17, 2021. […]

the first island green

The 2022 Players Championship gets underway this week and, as usual, that 17th hole will get a lot of air time as big-time golfers take aim at a green almost entirely surrounded by water, thank you very much Alice and Pete. But, it wasn’t the first island green. That distinction goes to another, the 9th hole at the Ponte Vedra […]

pga magazine article highlights ghs

In June 2021 PGA Historian Emeritus Bob Denney interviewed Dr. Bern Bernacki for an article that was published in the PGA magazine. It was quite an honor to be so featured, but somehow, your website editor forgot to post the link! With this current post, we are happy to correct that oversight and share Denney’s wonderful article. Click here to […]