While the number 18 long has been the magic figure for holes on a golf course, there is a growing trend toward layouts of more varied compositions, often referred to under the umbrella term “short courses.” In this issue GGP offers an in-depth look at the short-course movement with stories that examine the factors driving it, the resorts, clubs and designers participating in it, and the ways in which it stands to benefit the game.
England’s Tyrrell Hatton survived a six-man playoff that concluded under floodlights Sunday to win the Turkish Airlines Open, his fourth European Tour title.
The easiest part of Tiger Woods’ job as captain of the U.S. Presidents Cup team may have been naming himself to the playing roster. He also added Tony Finau, Gary Woodland and Patrick Reed.
Ai Suzuki, a standout on Japan’s Ladies Professional Golf Association circuit, won the Toto Japan Classic, the only LPGA Tour event played in her homeland, on Sunday.
Scott McCarron clinched the PGA Tour Champions' season-long Charles Schwab Cup title Sunday when Jeff Maggert made a dramatic eagle from the fairway on the third playoff hole to defeat Retief Goosen and win the season-ending Charles Schwab Cup Championship at Phoenix Country Club.
Ron Green Jr. catches up with Ed “The Grip” Fiori, who beat Woods at the 1996 Quad City Classic and wound up with a piece of the game’s history.
Justin Rose, who came up short of a three-peat at the Turkish Airlines Open, puts a positive spin on his struggles in 2019 in a conversation with John Hopkins.
England’s Eddie Pepperell astonished his playing partners in the third round of the Turkish Airlines Open by hitting one shot after another into a lake in front of the fourth green at the Montgomerie Maxx Royal course, running out of balls and walking off.
Victor Perez, the Scotland-based Frenchman who continued a run of stellar play with a playoff loss at the Turkish Airlines Open, has followed a non-traditional path to success.
Carlota Ciganda won the LPGA’s Aon Risk Reward Challenge and its $1 million prize despite skipping the past two tournaments.
Past U.S. Walker Cup team members Brandon Wu and Braden Thornberry were among the 114 players who advanced through the second stage of Korn Ferry Tour Q-School at five qualifiers across the country.
The American duo of Andy Ogletree and Cole Hammer won the men’s title at the Spirit International Amateur in Trinity, Texas, on Saturday, while South Koreans Jeong Hyun Lee and Ina Yoon won the women’s title and the mixed French foursome of Pauline Roussin-Bouchard, Candace Mahé, Julien Sale and Adrien Pendariès captured the combined title.
Despite skeptics who might liken it to baseball in Ireland, golf is a delightful fit in Turkey, this week’s installment of The Divot explains.