Golf News Net just posted my Jay’s Plays interview with Fred Altvater of Back 9 Media and GNN. We talked about the tour, golf travel and more.
Back 9 has run my Winged Foot article about the 2020 U.S. Open. The article is here.
It’s about time we returned to the Graveyard of Champions. Now it’s time to bring the Open back to Oakland Hills next.
Big thank you to Dennis and Ryan B at Back 9 for running my Sleepy Hollow article. Here is the link.
Sleepy Hollow has been restored by Gil Hanse and George Bahto in the flavor of Macdonald, Raynor, and Banks, erasing the last vestiges of the Tillinghast holes that existed (holes 8-12), and the remodel has met with resounding applause.
Here’s my latest Back 9 Network article on the changes to St. Andrews. From the piece: “Opponents say the changes homogenize the layout and run counter to its strategic design tenets, essentially “dumbing down” the golf course. “This year the Grinch stole Thanksgiving,” quipped one irreverent Internet wag. Despite their...
My first “The Road Hole” column for Back 9 Network is up! Today we look at one of my all-time favorites: Bulls Bay! Here’s the link.
So next week I’ll be starting a weekly column called “The Road Hole” over at Back 9 Network. I’ll be writing about golf design and golf travel and, better still, will be re-uniting with my old pal Ryan Ballengee, one of the finest minds in golf, (and nicest people too. Think a young Tim Rosaforte…). Of course, I’ll still be...