A lesson in value and fun at Thoroughbred Golf Club at High Point, Nicholasville, Kentucky

Thoroughbred Golf Club at High Point, tucked away amidst the beautiful rolling hills of Jessamine County, is undergoing a renaissance, of sorts, as a the new owners from Taylor Made Farm are hoping that intelligent investment in the clubs facilities and infrastructure return the course to relevance within the Bluegrass area golfing community. Formerly known…

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Lessons from the Ryder Cup: Winning Ugly

This is my first original contribution to the #GolfChat Authors project as a contributing columnist.  Check out the other great works at GolfChat.org The Ryder Cup is the greatest spectacle in golf. Sure, other tournaments have fierce partisans, but I’d argue those interests don’t generate the intensity of emotional investment and expression of the Ryder…

BREAKING NEWS: Steve Flesch is a confessed Golf Club Breaker!

Long time PGA Tour professional Steve Flesch was recently caught in an audio recording admitting to episodes of committing violence against golf clubs! Despite awareness campaigns and official PGA Tour policy aimed at curbing the effects and occurrences of golfer-on-club violence, Flesch’s own words paint a picture of a player who lives on a razor-sharp…

October Poll Question: Have you ever yelled anything at a Golf Tournament?

I have attended exactly two professional golf tournaments:  The PGA Championship at Valhalla in 2014 and the Senior PGA Championship in 2015.  Both were incredible experiences, though decidedly nothing like what I imagine the Ryder Cup environment was this fall at Hazeltine. Seeing what professional golfers can do with a club and a golf ball…

Voting with Your Feet: Results of the September Poll Question.

Golfers, it seems, are creatures with conviction. For the September Blog Poll Question, I asked if you, Dear Readers, had ever walked off of a golf course because the pace of play was too painfully slow to continue. While I expected there to be a few curmudgeonly responses akin to the golf version of “Whippersnappers”…