http://jayflemma.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/08/flipping-his-lid.jpgMorikawa Cowabunga! Kid Slays Vets at 2020 PGA Championship

Morikawa Cowabunga! Kid Slays Vets at 2020 PGA Championship

There were former major champions, seasoned veterans, and long bombers dominating the leaderboard all week, but it was a kid from Cal who swooped in with a final round 64…

Thrilling Climax – Closing Stretch at Harding Park Could See Wild Swings

Thrilling Climax – Closing Stretch at Harding Park Could See Wild Swings

Usually a truly great golf course builds to a crescendo, with its 18th hole being a grand summation of all that came before. Winged Foot, Oakland Hills, Pinehurst No. 2,…

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Li Leads, but Koepka Lurks at 2020 PGA Championship Halfway Point

At 8-under China’s Haotong Li is your surprise leader at the halfway point of the 2020 PGA Championship at San Francisco’s Harding Park, but two-time defending champion Brooks Koepka is…

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Roars? What Roars? Silent, Crowdless 2020 PGA Championship Has Players Non-plussed

Roars? What Roars? Silent, Crowdless 2020 PGA Championship Has Players Non-plussed —“Oh, you should see the Coliseum, Spaniard. 50,000 Romans watching every movement of your sword, willing you to make…

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Not so Hard-ing Park Surrenders Record Scores at 2020 PGA Championship

2015 PGA Champion Jason Day and journeyman pro Brendan Todd each fired 5-under 65s in round one of the 2020 PGA Championship at Harding Park for a one shot lead…

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Where to Play in Northern California While the Pros Play Harding Park

My golf buddy Ector and his wife Marta are in NoCal this week and brought their golf clubs with them from L.A. I played Casa de Campo with Ector, and…

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Koepka Feels Ready for PGA Championship 3-Peat at Harding Park

Back in 1974 while covering Super Bowl VIII, writer Hunter S. Thompson discovered that all he had to do to make deadline was to take the Super Bowl article he…

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PLENTY OF BIRDIES AVAILABLE AT TPC HARDING PARK FOR THE 2020 PGA CHAMPIONSHIP

California golf conjures up fond reveries of golden sunshine, rhythmic waves lapping peacefully at rocky shorelines, and flagsticks snapping briskly in the breeze, silhouetted nobly against the blazing sunset… …just…

http://jayflemma.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/08/1724.jpgThe 2020 PGA Championship – Glory’s First Shot in a Coronavirus World

The 2020 PGA Championship – Glory’s First Shot in a Coronavirus World

DATELINE: A SECRET UNDERGROUND BUNKER, SOMEWHERE IN U.S.A. So a PGA Championship in August means this is Glory’s Last Shot, right? Not exactly. This season the PGA Championship is actually…

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U.S. Open Rewind – Father’s Day 2015 Jordan Spieth Wins at Chambers Bay

[Author’s Note: Continuing our rewind series, we celebrate Father’s Day with the letter from me to my Dad on Father’s day at the end of the tournament.] SPEECHLESS IN SEATTLE…

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Future President’s Cup Venues

Future President’s Cup venues: 2019 – Royal Melbourne -Composite, Melbourne, Australia 2021 – Quail Hollow, Charlotte, NC 2023 – TBD 2025 – Harding Park Golf Club, San Francisco, CA

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NoCal Golf Volume 1, Where to Play when a Major Comes to Town

PEBBLE BEACH, CA – For the fourth consecutive day, June gloom hangs oppressively in the sky, so it’s no wonder golfers that prefer U.K. weather are doing so well on…

http://jayflemma.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/louis-day-1.jpgThe Incomparable Lightness of Being Louis Oosthuizen

The Incomparable Lightness of Being Louis Oosthuizen

PEBBLE BEACH, CA – Louis Oosthuizen found the poem, the song, the fragrance that is Pebble Beach Golf Links so irresistible, he had to stop and take some pictures. “I…

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The 1977 PGA Championship at Pebble Beach – Ridiculousness and Sublimity Served a Twist

PEBBLE BEACH, CA – With all the pomp and circumstance of the U.S. Open’s long and storied history at Pebble Beach, as well as the course’s glorious 100th anniversary, it’s…

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The 2019 U.S. Open at Pebble Beach Will be Won or Lost on These Holes

PEBBLE BEACH, CA – It’s called June Gloom, that cold, grey mist that descends upon Monterey Peninsula that turns the otherwise green and golden Pebble Beach into a scene out…


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