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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...

Jay’s Plays Masters Preview Part 1 – Tony Dear on the European Tour Players

Last year Tony Dear of GNN came on our show and said he thought Danny Willett could win the Masters. We all pointed at him and laughed. Now Theon Greyjoy is sporting a Green Jacket serving blood puddings at Masters Dinner. So Tony came back on the show for Part 1 of our Masters Preview show. It’s here, so check it out. We’ll post Part 2 aling with our...

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 – such as Jack Nicklaus or Phil Mickelson. Sometimes, however, it’s a journeyman who comes out of nowhere – Lee Janzen or Thomas Bjorn leap to mind. Each of those four men set either an all-time in...

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 seems incredible. Then the wind’s voice rises with growing fury. The clouds turn black, then green, convulsing all a once into a washing machine in the sky. That’s what we’re waiting for at Baltusrol. We...

The Thin Green Line – Oakmont’s Swing Holes Could Decide 2016 U.S. Open

OAKMONT, PA – They’re called “half-par holes” be cause they play either much easier or much harder than the par on the scorecard states, and they are often the key to winning a golf tournament. Be it stroke play or match play, the ability to negotiate the razor thin edge between a birdie (or even eagle) or a triple bogey is the difference between having your name...