Remembering Dad – A Letter from the U.S. Open

Remembering Dad – A Letter from the U.S. Open

We celebrate my Dad’s life tomorrow and Thursday, but for today, I thought you all might to reminisce with me in another way. Many Sundays when covering the U.S. Open,…

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In Loving Memory: Hon. John E. Flemma (1923-2018)

I shed a tear as I wrote this piece. We lost my beloved Dad this weekend. The son of Italian immigrants, as a WWII vet, he landed at Normandy, survived…

Hank Gola of the New York Daily News Wins Met Golf Writers Journalism Award

Hank Gola of the New York Daily News Wins Met Golf Writers Journalism Award

Congratulations to Hank Gola who is being honored by the Metropolitan Golf Writers Association with the 2018 Lincoln Werden Golf Journalism Award. Previous award winners include Tim Rosaforte, Jaime Diaz,…

http://jayflemma.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/04/P8140032.jpgJay’s Plays Radio – Post-Masters and beyond with Tony Dear and Marino Parascenzo

Jay’s Plays Radio – Post-Masters and beyond with Tony Dear and Marino Parascenzo

Golf News Net has our latest radio show featuring European correspondent Tony Dear and Pittsburgh’s beloved Marino Parascenzo. We talked Patrick Reed, post-Masters, pre-U.S. Open and more.

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Golf Course Trades Runs my Shinnecock Restoration Review in Prep for the 2018 U.S. Open

As always, Golf Course Trades did a phenomenal job with my preview for the U.S. Open. Super Jon Jennings leads an all-star cast of supers, meteorologists, and USGA brass in…

http://jayflemma.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/04/shinny.jpgTerrible Weather Delays Season Opening of 2018 U.S. Open Venue Shinnecock Hills

Terrible Weather Delays Season Opening of 2018 U.S. Open Venue Shinnecock Hills

The awful weather of this never-ending winter continued all across New England, the Mid-Atlantic, and into the Rust Belt and Heartland, crippling travel and causing multiple delays to the start…

http://jayflemma.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/04/reed-final.jpgThe 2018 Masters – Patrick Reed Won the Green Jacket, but Jordan Spieth won our Hearts

The 2018 Masters – Patrick Reed Won the Green Jacket, but Jordan Spieth won our Hearts

I suppose it’s fitting that on the 30th anniversary of Sandy Lyle donning the Green Jacket that our generation’s heel of a golfer – a person as sour, dour, and…

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Patrick Reed – Hero or Villain? It’s all a Matter of Perspective

I first heard it as a middle-schooler taking my initial steps in studying the craft of story writing. I hated its disingenuousness then, and my distaste for it grows with…

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Handicapping Redux for the 2018 Masters

“Tiger and Phil! Tiger and Phil! Tiger and Phil!” For the last eight weeks, that’s all we’ve heard in golf. Turn on your television set, pick up a magazine, or…

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Tiger Just Became the Vegas Favorite to win the 2018 Masters

In just a week, Tiger Woods’s odds of winning the Masters went from 17-1 (good for third, behind Rory McIlroy and Dustin Johnson) to a 9-1 favorite. Justin Thomas and…

http://jayflemma.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/03/27336340_10159853526990704_3993564330619144446_n.jpgGolf Course Trades Publishes my Meadow Club Piece

Golf Course Trades Publishes my Meadow Club Piece

I wrote about Meadow Club for this month’s Golf Course Trades, one of those courses that you have to play before you die. Here’s my favorite part of the article:…

Golf News Net  Runs my Review of the U.S. Open Qualifying Sites

Golf News Net Runs my Review of the U.S. Open Qualifying Sites

Wow, what a terrific job Ryan Ballengee and the GNN team did publishing my fun look at the various U.S. Open Qualifying sites. Click here for the story. My fave…

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Border War! Vermont vs. New Hampshire Skiing Part 1 – Waterville Valley

Border War! Vermont vs. New Hampshire Skiing Part 1 – Waterville Valley —by Jay Flemma Special to Slave to the Traffic Light Adventure Magazine— WATERVILLE VALLEY, NH – It all…

http://jayflemma.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/03/woodsbleah.jpgTiger Woods Resurgence Tips Scales on Masters Betting Odds

Tiger Woods Resurgence Tips Scales on Masters Betting Odds

What was it Heath Ledger said in “The Dark Knight?” “Tiger plays well in one…little…tournament…AND EVERYONE LOSES THEIR MINDS!” That’s exactly what happened. Tiger finished second at a tournament nobody…

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The Sleepy Hollow Half Marathon – The Northeast’s First Destination Race of the Season

—by Jay Flemma, special to Slave to the Traffic Light Magazine— SLEEPY HOLLOW, NY – Dear Runner’s World: Grab a pin, and take out your running map. It’s time to…


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