Ryder Cup: What happened to Team USA?

It happened again. Once again, the United States put together a Ryder Cup team that, on paper, seemed unbeatable. Unfortunately, the Ryder Cup was played on a golf course in

Reflecting on a golf tragedy

The world of college golf was shaken recently at the horrific ending of the life of former Iowa State Cyclone golfer, Celia Barquin Arozamena. On Monday, Sept. 17, Arozamena’s body

What kind of sport is golf? Individual or team?

We often think of golf as an individual sport. I would certainly agree with that assessment. In fact, golf may be the ultimate individual sport. However, regardless of the individual

Out of the Bunker: public speaking vs. golf

Students of mine have often heard me compare hitting a golf ball to public speaking. In particular, hitting the first tee shot of the day in front of a small

Memories of Coach Herb

I was scrolling through social media a few days ago, and I came across a video honoring the man who was my first golf coach nearly forty years ago. His

2018 Ryder Cup: USA’s team tough to beat

I don’t know about you, but I am more excited about the upcoming Ryder Cup than any Ryder Cup in the past. The eight USA automatic qualifiers were recently revealed,

Out of the Bunker: Hit it and find it

During the final round of the PGA Championship, Tiger Woods taught us all the importance of hitting fairways.Or did he? His final round 64 was a remarkable round. What was

Koepka’s impact on the golf course

It’s been over a week since Brooks Koepka won the PGA Championship at Bellerive. With time to reflect on his performance, it’s still difficult to put into words how impressive

Out of the Bunker: Getting back into golf

As the summer winds down, it’s time for some high school golfers to get back into the swing of things. Though many remain competitive throughout the summer, some may not

Is Justin Thomas underrated?

Is it possible to be the No. 2 ranked golfer in the world and still be considered underrated? That just may be the case for Justin Thomas. I’m not sure

Golf’s iconic spots to play

I enjoyed watching the recently completed Senior Open from St. Andrew’s. Whether it is one of the greatest courses in the world is up for debate, but you certainly can’t

Out of the Bunker: Where to land your ball

Watching The Open Championship is unlike watching any other tournament throughout the year. The typical PGA event showcases players landing their approach shots on fairly receptive greens. The Open Championship,

Molinari wins big at The Open Championship

So, what were your thoughts of The Open Championship? I thought the tournament was fantastic and was further evidence of the excitement the remainder of this season is sure to

Out of the Bunker: Johnny Miller’s rules

In his prime, Johnny Miller was one of the purest ball strikers the game of golf has ever seen. He was often brash, and highly opinionated on the golf course.