Jay Flemma interviews with Ian Poulter and Shingo Katayama at the 2005 US Open at Pinehurst

I caught up with Ian Poulter and his caddie Mike Donagh pre-round. “For a great course outside London try Woburn Sands. It’s my home course and I play it all…

Boston’s James Driscoll offers Boston Golf Travel Tips at 2005 U.S. Open

Swinging a “speed stick” in the parking lot to gauge his swing speed, Boston pro James Driscoll took the time to offer public golf travel tips. “I played Red Tail…

Weird first round leaders no stranger to U.S. Open

Remember 1980 and 1982 and 1983…Bill Rogers led and everybody wanted to know if he was going to run a marathon, then Jim Thorpe led and everybody wanted to see…

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Hard at work, Jay at the 2005 U.S. Open at Pinehurst. 

Jay Flemma interviews with Sergio Garcia and Brandt Jobe at the US Open at Pinehurst No. 2

I caught up with Sergio Garcia and Brandt Jobe outside the locker room after the round. Here are some excerpts: JF: How were the playing conditions out there? Sergio: Conditions…

The U.S. Open, Pinehurst No. 2 and some house keeping

Very quickly, tune into my travel golf site for up to the minute reports from the media tent and interviews live from the U.S. Open. Next, blogger had some trouble…

Andy North says conditions great, in USGA’s hands at 2005 US Open

Tune in to my Travel Golf site for this update on my talk with ESPN’s Andy North and other USGA officials about play conditions. I also posted my tourney preview…

Pictures from the U.S. Open at Pinehurst

Ian Poulter is his own head cover. Photo courtesy of AP.

Architect Brian Silva Interview Part 1 – Artichokes never tasted so good

He’s never at a loss for words, never wanting for a laugh, never lacking a story and never ceases to berate himself with self-deprecating humor. Boston golf course architect Brian…

Remembering Architect Mike Strantz 1955 – 2005

I shed a tear as I typed the lead for this piece. It was a tear for a gifted man taken from us far too young and in the prime…

Monterey Peninsula Country Club (Shore Course)

AUTHOR’S NOTE: There will be a longer piece forthcoming, but I owe it to you to satiate your appetite and to share this treasure with you. I’m in Pebble Beach,…

Golf Course Architecture – Architectural Echo

So as I sit here getting organized for my trips to Cali and Pinehurst, I came up with a new term of art in describing golf course design that I…

Tour Journal Vol. 4 – Monterey Peninsula and the U.S. Open at Pinehurst

It will be a busy two weeks for the A Walk in the Park team. First, from Thursday to Sunday I will be in Northern California to play Mike Strantz’s…

In Memoriam: Bunker Mulligan, 1953-2005

Golf and politics blogger and foreign war veteran Mike Reed died Saturday at his home in Texas after a massive heart attack. He was 52 years old. Known to bloggers…

Robin Williams on golf and the roots of Caddyshack by the Murrays

Two great pieces today. First click here for Robin Williams’ HILARIOUS take on golf. Next, this piece goes behind the scene of caddyshack and shows how true to life it…


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