Golf Legend Peter Alliss on Why the Ryder Cup ‘Mattered Like Hell’

Embed from Getty ImagesPHOTO: That’s Peter Alliss in back row, second from left. BRITISH GOLF COMMENTATOR PETER ALLISS died over the weekend. He was 89. In many tributes, Alliss is lauded as the “Voice of Golf” for his long and exemplary broadcasting career with the BBC. It was a career that earned him a spot … Read more

World Golf Hall of Fame Announces Finalists for 2021 Induction Class, Including Tiger Woods

ST. AUGUSTINE, Fla. – The World Golf Hall of Fame released the names of 10 finalists who will be considered for enshrinement in 2021. The list of finalists includes Male and Female Competitors and Contributors.Below is the list of finalists (listed alphabetically by category):Male Competitor (4)Johnny Farrell, United StatesPadraig Harrington, IrelandTom Weiskopf, United StatesTiger Woods, United StatesFemale Competitor (4)Susie Maxwell … Read more

2017 World Golf Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony: Davis Love III, Meg Mallon, Ian Woosnam, Lorena Ochoa, Henry Longhurst

THE WORLD GOLF HALL OF FAME 2017 Induction Ceremony will be held today (Tuesday, September 26) at Cipriani Wall Street in New York City. The inductees are Davis Love III, Meg Mallon, Lorena Ochoa, Ian Woosnam and Henry Longhurst. You can watch the ceremony on Golf Channel at 6:30 p.m. ET. Related: WGHOF 2017 Induction … Read more

Roberto De Vicenzo: ‘If You Hurry, Then Nothing Seems to Go Right’

ARGENTINE ROBERTO DE VICENZO, a member of the World Golf Hall of Fame, died on June 1 at the age of 94. “The world will always remember Roberto De Vicenzo for what he lost, not for what he won,” wrote the World Golf Hall of Fame, “for that careless mistake he made at the 1968 … Read more

VIDEO: Hale Irwin on His College Football and Pro Golf Careers

HALE IRWIN IS IN THE WORLD GOLF HALL OF FAME. Irwin won 20 times on the PGA Tour, including three U.S. Opens (1974, 1979, 1990). In addition, he won 45 events on the Champions Tour, including seven majors. Irwin is a winner and competitor who is known for his grit. That toughness also came from … Read more

WGHOF 2017 Induction Class Includes Davis Love III

By World Golf Hall of Fame ST. AUGUSTINE, Fla. (October 18, 2016) – The World Golf Hall of Fame & Museum today announced its 2017 Induction Class: Henry Longhurst, Davis Love III, Meg Mallon, Lorena Ochoa and Ian Woosnam.  These five new members will be enshrined at the World Golf Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony … Read more

Playing Clinic: Harry Cooper

By John CoyneCopyright © John Coyne. Used with permission. While interviewing golf legends for my book Playing with the Pros: Golf Lessons from the Senior Tour (1990), I arranged some of their answers into a separate chapter I called “Playing Clinic.” Following are words of wisdom from some of the best players. Next up is Harry Cooper (August … Read more

VIDEO: A Brief Look at Baltusrol and A.W. Tillinghast

THE 2016 PGA CHAMPIONSHIP IS UNDER WAY at Baltusrol Golf Club (Lower Course) in Springfield, New Jersey. In the above segment, Golf Channel and Matt Ginella profile Baltusrol’s designer, A.W. Tillinghast, who was many things besides a golf course architect, including promoter, writer and drinker/reveler. Tillinghast is a member of the World Golf Hall of … Read more

RIP Irish Golf Legend Christy O’Connor Sr.

HALL OF FAMER AND IRISHMAN Christy O’Connor Sr. died over the weekend at the age of 91. O’Connor played on 10 Ryder Cup teams and “won more than 20 important British and Irish tournaments,” said the Irish Independent. Billy Casper lavished praise on O’Connor when I interviewed him for my book about the 1969 Ryder … Read more