A short trip towards Hope: Colina Park Par 3 Golf Course, San Diego, CA

I’ve never been as confident in the thriving future of golf as I was while visiting Colina Park Golf Course in San Diego, California, this summer. This cool little Par Three pitch-and-putt course located in a city park in a kind of rundown part of town was buzzing when I showed up at about 8:30…

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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…