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There are scores of golf courses to choose from in and around the Atlanta metro area, but none can compare to the sublime setting at Cobblestone Golf Course. Love life at the lake? Zip up I-75 about 30 minutes north of Atlanta and you’ll arrive at one of the most scenic public courses in Georgia. […] The post Spotlight: Savor the lake life at Cobbl
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His golf hasn't been good. But Tiger Woods' title defense at the Masters looms. One event can save a bad 2020. Will he be ready? His likely schedule makes it hard to be optimistic.Original link
The rescheduled 2020 U.S. Open was a success despite the horror of a six-under-par winning score and the West Course not getting the treatment from NBC’s budget-conscious approach vs. what CBS has been doing of late or what Fox’s Mark Loomis and crew might have provided with a normal budget. As the USGA and Winged Foot discuss what’s next, includin
Last week The Athletic’s Brendan Quinn detailed the rather stunning changes at Golf Channel and the likely blurring of editorial lines as the network is moved to Connecticut, with offices in the PGA Tour’s new expensive new headquarters. The confounding implosion of Arnold Palmer and Joe Gibbs’ successful vision is coming into better focus after tw
An eye-opening U.S. Open, talk of bomb-and-gouge and rollbacks, Winged Foot and so much more with Rod Morri and Mike Clayton. Below, wherever podcasts stream or the iTunes store. Original link
As I noted here, NBC carried eight hours of 2020 U.S. Open coverage last Saturday but Danny Lee’s unbelievable 6-putt meltdown did not make the show. Only after an influencer Tweet did the sequence make it on the Sunday morning pre-game show where it was decried as “not a great look.” Tuesday, Danny Lee admirably pulled out the old Notes app, typed
Mike Davis spent the last decade running the USGA, where he set up golf courses to provide an extreme test for elite players and searched for solutions to increasing distance.Original link
September 22, 2020 USGA CEO Mike Davis to Transition to Golf Design The USGA today announced that CEO Mike Davis will leave the organization by the end of 2021 to pursue a life-long passion for golf course design and construction. In the next step of his professional journey, Davis will team with accomplished golf course designer Tom Fazio II in a’s Dave Shedloski reports on Mike Davis’s future plans after the USGA announced their current CEO’s plans to depart by the end of 2021 (full release below). Shedloski says Davis will pursue his well known passion for architecture, which has been instrumental in the USGA returning to classic venues and a huge inspiration for many resto
Let’s take a look in the golf bag of Bryson DeChambeau, the newest US Open Champion. He is known as ‘The Scientist’ for his unique approach to the game. All of the American’s irons and wedges are cut to exactly the same length: 37.5 inches (the length of a 7-iron). Their lie and bounce angle are also the same, with only the lofts being different. H The rescheduled 2020 U.S. Open provides a rare, and (hopefully) one-off look into what happens when a major championship moves to the fall against the NFL. The numbers, courtesy of’s Mitch Metcalf, saw Sunday’s final round earn a 1.99 overnight rating, on par with the better “Return to Golf” events but easily a
Tim Dahlberg of AP considers what Bryson DeChambeau’s win means for state of the game discussions: The USGA and R&A are so concerned about the impact of long hitting on the game that they issued a report earlier this year that said, in part, that advances in distance off the tee were threatening to ``undermine the core principle that the challenge
Just amazing in all of this bleak news that the numbers keep showing interest in the sport thanks to safety and increased time for participation. From GolfDatatech and not one mention of how distance is inspiring this spike in purchases across all equipment categories. Kissimmee, FL., September 21, 2020 … On the heels of the U.S. Open, golf’s secon
Bryson DeChambeau thanked Netjets and Bentley for their support Despite all sorts of restrictions on media access to players during last week’s U.S. Open,’s Dylan Dethier managed to access all of Bryson DeChambeau’s post-win obligations and the ensuing Trump Westchester celebration. Now, I know what you’re thinking, isn’t there a bubble re
September 21, 2020 Jim Furyk Wins PURE Insurance Championship Jim Furyk joined Arnold Palmer and Bruce Fleisher as the only players to win their first two PGA TOUR Champions starts, beating Jerry Kelly with a birdie on the first hole of a playoff in the PURE Insurance Championship. The 50-year-old Furyk won The Ally Championship last month in Michi