Get Ready For The World Handicapping System

It’s Been Long In Coming, And Welcome
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Get ready, golfers: The creaky old handicap system that we’ve had a serious love-hate relationship with for decades is headed out the door to make way for the new World Handicapping System. I look forward to giving it a spin when the United States rolls it out in January, but in the meantime, I’ll pass Read more…

Is Brandon Wu This Year’s U.S. Amateur Star?

Stanford Standout Could Finish His Amateur Run At The Top
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After two rounds of the 199th U.S. Amateur at Pinehurst Resort, Brandon Wu is the latest guy to show that there must be some special stuff in the water up San Francisco Bay Area way. His counterpart from across the bay, Collin Morikawa, was a four-time All-American for Cal and has already turned pro, winning Read more…

Gary Woodland’s U.S. Open Lessons

Grit, Focus And A Great Putting Performance Key Win
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“Go in!” I half whispered to the image of Gary Woodland from my airplane seat, watching the final moments of the U.S. Open on my iPhone screen as our plane began its descent into Reno, Nevada. And it did — a 30-foot bomb off the face of Woodland’s putter, on the 72nd hole of his Read more…