The Man Who Helped Build Brooks Koepka

Top 25 Instructor Bottke A Big Part Of Defending PGA Champ’s Success
warren bottke and brooks koepka

“When I first started learning the game, I was instructed by a PGA Professional, Warren Bottke. He taught me so much and I can’t thank him enough.” As defending PGA champion and three-time major winner Brooks Koepka uttered those words during a “Road to the PGA Championship” special aired on CBS on May 11, America’s Read more…

PGA Championship Diary Day Two

Top 25 Teacher Rob Labritz Reports From Bethpage Black

In honor of Golf Tips Top 25 Instructor Rob Labritz’s sixth trip to the PGA Championship this week, I’m honored and proud to turn over my semi-regular blog to him during tournament week. The New Yorker, who’s the Director of Golf at Glenarbor Golf Club in Pound Ridge, is gearing up for a “home game” Read more…

PGA Championship Diary Day One

Top 25 Teacher Rob Labritz Reports From Bethpage Black

In honor of Golf Tips Top 25 Instructor Rob Labritz’s sixth trip to the PGA Championship this week, I’m honored and proud to turn over my semi-regular blog to him during tournament week. The New Yorker, who’s the Director of Golf at Glenarbor Golf Club in Pound Ridge, is gearing up for a “home game” Read more…

Bandon’s Sheep Ranch Emerges From The Fog

Work Underway On Resort’s Fifth Course
the sheep ranch

It was bound to happen. The mile of Oregon coastline just north of Bandon Dunes Golf Resort — a 400-acre parcel comprising golf’s Area 51, otherwise known as the Sheep Ranch — was just too tasty to keep off the public golf grid forever. Bandon founder Mike Keiser and his partner from their Recycled Paper Read more…

Why I Will Miss Johnny Miller

This week marks Johnny Miller’s last tournament in the NBC/Golf Channel broadcast booth after decades of, to borrow Walter Cronkite’s tagline, “telling it like it is.” I, for one, will miss Johnny Miller. At 72, after five decades on the road as a player and commentator, Miller is gracefully stepping down to spend more time Read more…

LPGA Players Sound Off On Rules Changes

Most Will Leave The Flag In When Putting

Putting with the flagstick in, now allowed as part of myriad new rules, isn’t for everyone. Count three LPGA players who have been ranked No. 1 in the world — Cristie Kerr, Lydia Ko and Stacy Lewis, as well as former No. 2 Lexi Thompson–among those who prefer the stick out. “Unless it’s from 70 Read more…