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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Fear and Loathing at the PGA Championship Vol. 2 – Confessions of a Drunk, Gold-digging, Golfer-banging Dancer

Special to GNN and AWITP by Yale Bluer CHARLOTTE, NC – She had a voice like Foghorn Leghorn and the manners of Yosemite Sam. She’d fake-baked her skin to a…

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Justin Thomas Wins 2017 PGA Championship at Quail Hollow Club, All Golf is Victorious

CHARLOTTE, NC – As we close the books on the 99th PGA Championship and the 2017 golf major championship season in general, there are several broader truths to celebrate than…

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Thunderbear Roars – Denmark’s Thorbjorn Olesen Shares First Round Lead at 99th PGA Championship

CHARLOTTE, NC – His name means “Thunderbear” and his golf game rises with the sudden ferocity of a storm. Perhaps the most mercurial young rising star of the European Tour,…

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The Crucial Holes at Quail Hollow Club for the 2017 PGA Championship

CHARLOTTE, NC – You have to love Jim Furyk. He shoots from the lip. When asked about the changes to Quail Hollow Club for the 99th PGA Championship, he had…

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The Heroes of the Formative Years of the PGA Championship

CHARLOTTE, NC – Like an archaeologist wide-eyed with wonder as he finally deciphers ancient hieroglyphics on a graven monument, so too was I mesmerized by the photos on the walls…

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The PGA Championship Quail Hollow – You’ll Play Better Courses Than the Pros This Week

Question: What do you do when you want to build a huge buzz for your golf course, but its design is only pretty good, not truly great? Answer: GOODIE BAGS!…

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JayFlemma.com Tournament Coverage Schedule

It’s a busy coverage schedule this summer. We’ll be covering the 10th annual Writer Cup from Forsgate Country Club, the 99th PGA Championship from Quail Hollow, and the reboot of…

One and Done? More One-hit Wonders win at PGA Championship Than Other Majors

One and Done? More One-hit Wonders win at PGA Championship Than Other Majors

SPRINGFIELD, NJ – As night falls at Baltusrol and the forest-draped mountain is shrouded by low clouds, the waning crescent moon shines feebly in the overcast sky. Finally, the promised…

The Longest Shot – Club Pro Ed Furgol Wins the 1954 U.S. Open at Baltusrol

The Longest Shot – Club Pro Ed Furgol Wins the 1954 U.S. Open at Baltusrol

SPRINGFIELD, NJ – —“I didn’t win despite my handicap, but because of it – just as Hogan came back from that automobile accident, and Babe Zaharias came back from a…

Stop the Madness! How to Keep Tour Pros From Shooting 20-under and Endless 63s at Majors

Stop the Madness! How to Keep Tour Pros From Shooting 20-under and Endless 63s at Majors

SPRINGFIELD, NJ – Right on cue, Baltusrol did what it always does at major golf championships – surrender a record low score. Sometimes it’s an immortal that does it –…

The Best PGA Championship Venues for any Occasion

The Best PGA Championship Venues for any Occasion

SPRINGFIELD, NJ – When the tempest breaks at a major championship, it tends to do so with Olympian fury. A bar sinister moves across the sky with a rapidity that…

The Eve of Battle – Anticipation High at Baltusrol as Players Begin Season’s Last Major

The Eve of Battle – Anticipation High at Baltusrol as Players Begin Season’s Last Major

SPRINGFIELD, NJ – The approach of sunset was as grand as a Norman Rockwell painting. Rugged Baltusrol Mountain, also called First Mountain, stood sentinel over the stately golf course with…

Players Ready to Roll at Baltusrol, 98th PGA Championship

Players Ready to Roll at Baltusrol, 98th PGA Championship

SPRINGFIELD, NJ – When you look at a map of Baltusrol Country Club, the payout of the golf course resembles a barbell with the left side over-inflated on the bottom….

Golf News Net Runs my First Baltusrol Piece

Golf News Net Runs my First Baltusrol Piece

I caught up with Graeme McDowell, Kevin Streelman, Sergio Garcia, and golf course architect Rees Jones while roaming the grounds, while Phil, Henrik, and Danny Willett and more dropped by…


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