SHEBOYGAN, WI - AUGUST 16:  Jason Day of Australia poses with the Wanamaker trophy after winning the 2015 PGA Championship with a score of 20-under par at Whistling Straits on August 16, 2015 in Sheboygan, Wisconsin.  (Photo by Andrew Redington/Getty Images)

On Jason Day, Overcoming Expectations and Punching Through

Jason Day was Australia’s next Can’t Miss Kid until he kept missing. Sunday, on the shores of Lake Michigan, Day wouldn’t let himself miss again, winning the PGA Championship by three strokes over Jordan Spieth. Emerging from Down Under burdened with the similar expectations bestowed upon Greg Norman, Geoff Ogilvy and Adam Scott before him, Day was supposed … Read more…

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Jordan Spieth’s Best is Yet to Come

We haven’t yet seen the best of Jordan Spieth. As the 21-year old Texan sat on the steps of the Royal and Ancient Clubhouse alongside his caddie, Michael Greller, and South African Charl Schwartzel watching the three-man, four-hole aggregate playoff that he failed to qualify for finish up on the 18th green on the Old … Read more…

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Going Inside the Draw at the 2015 Open Championship

On Sunday afternoon in front of the steps of the Royal and Ancient Clubhouse and just off the 18th green of the Old Course at St. Andrews, Chief Executive of the R&A Peter Dawson will announce for the final time who has been named the Champion Golfer of the Year. The man who will be … Read more…

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Chasing the Ghost of Tiger Woods

Tiger Woods graced the cover of the now-defunct Men’s Vogue magazine in the spring of 2006 and buried within that cover story penned by David Owen, the writer was privy to a conversation Woods shared with the winner of a contest put on by Woods’ video game purveyor at the time, Electronic Arts, better known … Read more…

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A Whole New Game

Earlier this year, I was contracted by Sea Island Life magazine to write a story detailing the evolution of the modern golfer and how various technological advances have changed the way golfers prepare and play at all levels. Due to space constraints, the story was published as an edited-down version that can be read here. The complete piece is … Read more…