Publisher Jim Nugent and senior writer Ron Green Jr. recently anchored an expert panel that has chosen the best 18 holes in and around Pinehurst, North Carolina, and this week GGP reports on the group's findings.
Both the village of Pinehurst and the area that surrounds it are blessed with a wealth of top-shelf courses, and first on the list is the closing hole at Pinehurst No. 2.
Meanwhile, Bryson DeChambeau continues to be the talk of the professional game after his U.S. Open victory at Winged Foot. His power game might be different, Green writes, but it is not the end of the world.
With America's national championship in the books, the 2020-21 season picked up again in the Dominican Republic, and former Georgia Bulldog Hudson Swafford outshot Tyler McCumber by a stroke to claim his second PGA Tour victory.
With the LPGA off for a week, Steve Eubanks reflected on the first win in the United States by Georgia Hall two weekends ago in Oregon, and just how much it meant to the young major champion from England.
Along similar lines in Europe, John Hopkins says, a resounding cheer went up recently from those in all corners of the game after Italy's Matteo Manassero won on the Alps Tour.
At the Dubai Duty Free Irish Open, 29-year-old American journeyman John Catlin won for the second time this month on the European Tour, after he entered this season without full playing privileges.
Assessing the career path of Devin Gee, Sean Fairholm suggests empathy has been the key to the Oakmont head professional's success in following mentor Bob Ford in the job.
And in this week's edition of the Divot, John Steinbreder notes the passing of Jack Vardaman at age 80, relating that the Alabama native was a "great golf guy" in every sense.