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Golf Course Trades Runs my Latest Forsgate Country Club Piece

In anticipation of my webinar this Thursday on Forsgate Country Club (click here to register for free), Golf Course Trades also ran my latest article . We interview course owner Chris Schiavone, golf architect Stephen Kay, and head superintendent Don Asinski at 12pm on Thursday July 29. From the article: Knowing full well that Forsgate was the last course he would...

Golf News Net Runs Boston Golf Piece, Jay’s Plays Radio Show with Hank Gola, Matt Cocorikis

So Golf News Net has run two recent pieces of mine: First, the Boston Half Marathon and Tedesco Country Club piece is up here. We were top news for a while! Next, the latest Jay’s Plays Radio Show is up! This week we interview U.S. Amateur competitor Matt Cocorikis and veteran New York Daily News columnist Hank Gola about his new book City of Champions. And...

Forsgate Banks Course to Host 12th Writer Cup

It’s the one day of the year when the golf writers become golf stars…and it’s a good thing for them that the cameras aren’t rolling, because play would look like U.S. Open Saturday at Shinnecock Hills pretty quick. The 12th annual Writer Cup, the yearly showdown between the Philly golf writers and the New York scribes, tees of this Thursday at...

Forsgate Country Club Lands Two Great Honors

Continuing its meteoric rise atop both rankings lists and in the hearts and minds of the golfing public, Forsgate Country Club received two more honors recently. First, as Pat Norton reported earlier, Paul Kaster, Director of Instruction for the Forsgate Golf Academy and a member of the club’s Teaching Professional staff was recognized by Golf Digest as one of...

Dear Forsgate: Thank you from the Golf Writers, Thank you from The Game

MONROE TOWNSHIP, NJ – Last Thursday saw the 10th annual Writer Cup between Philadelphia/NJ and Greater New York City golf writers end in yet another Philly romp. Yet as Philly Captain Mike Kern of the Inquirer was again drenched in metaphoric victory champagne and as his players were wreathed in the smoky fog of proverbial victory cigars for the eighth time in...

Forsgate’s History and Architecture Praised by Golf Design Expert Ran Morrissett

MONROE TOWNSHIP, NJ – The eyes of the golf architecture cognoscenti are again upon our beloved Forsgate, and once more we are being spoken of in knowing nods and holy whispers. Golf Design expert Ran Morrissett, owner and operator of the golf design think tank GolfClubAtlas.com, has posted his analysis of the Banks course on line at for all the golf world to see...

Forsgate Earns Praise from One of America’s Most Influential Voices in Golf Design

MONROE TOWNSHIP, NJ – Of the many accolades that our beloved Banks Course has earned since Stephen Kay’s masterful restoration, perhaps none was more important than the glowing comments from no less a personage than Ran Morrissett himself, owner and operator of GolfClubAtlas.com, a world-wide think tank of experts on the topic of golf design. As I took him...

Forsgate and the Banks Course Ready for 9th Annual Golf Writer Battle Between New York, Philly

Forsgate and he Banks Course Ready for 9th Annual Golf Writer Battle Between New York, Philly –Special to AWITP by Correspondent Rodney Zilla MONROE TOWNSHIP, NJ – There’s Giants-Eagles, Mets-Phillies, Rangers-Flyers, and Knicks-Sixers, and each one of them has iconic moments. Remember? “It’s a fumble! Herm Edwards picks it up! Oh no! He’s running...

Opening Day at Forsgate – The North Bids Golf a Hearty “Welcome Back”

MONROE TOWNSHIP, NJ – The wind was cold as Spanish steel. A golf ball-gray sky stretched end to end across the horizon, clouds moving forlornly before the breeze. To the west a dark thunderhead roiled, black as a witch’s cauldron. Yet to the buoyant hearts of northeast golfers it might have well been a sunny 4th of July. “What a perfect day for golf. Just you...

Jay’s Plays Radio – Olympic Club Gets the U.S. Women’s Open, Shackamaxon Turns 100

It’s an all new Jay’s Plays Show on the Golf News Net Radio Network. First golf architect Bill Love and Director of Golf Will Hutter talk about Olympic Club and how it might play for the 2021 U.S. Women’s Open. Then golf architect Stephen Kay and golf course magnate Chris Schiavone jump on the show to talk about Shackamaxon’s 100th anniversary...