Riding the wave AL PETERSEN
I moved to the Southland later in life and didn’t grow up in a surf culture. Living in Huntington Beach, however, makes me wonder if I would have been good at it. Except for that paddling thing, it...
Fun and games RANDY YOUNGMAN
Has it really been 20 years since “Tin Cup” hit the big screen with a mighty splash, like any one of Roy McAvoy’s ill-advised approach shots on the 72nd hole of the U.S. Open?
Healthy attitude AL PETERSEN
If you’ve played in a charity golf event the past dozen years, there’s a good chance you’ve seen Eric Tracy. You can’t miss him, really. He’s the guy in the Loudmouth clothes...
Watering hole RANDY YOUNGMAN
The golf hole is so famous and unique that you start thinking about it long before you play it. And if you’re like me, sometimes you plan your vacation around it. It’s the reason we flew into...
Driving forces RANDY YOUNGMAN
I’ve played more than 250 golf courses around the world, including many venues on which major championships have been played, but you’ll never guess which one features my favorite tee shot of...
Lesson plan AL PETERSEN
If Ben Hogan dug his answers out of the dirt when honing his swing, it’s a good bet that many of today’s golfers seek help while standing on high-tech mats with cameras, lasers, launch...
Take it easy JAMIE MULLIGAN, PGA
Someone recently asked me at a clinic if I thought I’d seen everything in golf. It’s a tough question, but one of the things I know I see too much are golfers who try too hard on the range or...
A ringing endorsement? RANDY YOUNGMAN
When the decision was made in 2009, it seemed like a great idea to bring golf back to the Olympics.
Border lore AL PETERSEN
Golf in Los Cabos has come a long way since Jack Nicklaus designed his first course there – Palmilla – in 1992. The once rural area known primarily for its party atmosphere and deep-sea...
Good and ready JAMIE MULLIGAN, PGA
I often get asked by people about the best ways to prepare for a round of golf. Whether it’s competitive or your weekly get-together with buddies, there are several things to keep in mind to get...