Essential Golf: A passion for the Game

Although golf has come a long way from the days when it was an exclusive sport for rich, white men, much still needs to be done in terms of inclusivity ...

Every new year, golfers seek more innovative ways to improve their game. Fortunately, technological advancements and increased awareness across golfing circles combine to improve the game. Fitness and wellness are ...

When PGA TOUR Commissioner Deane Beman conceived the idea for a new event he called the Tournament Players Championship (you know it today as THE PLAYERS Championship), he had a ...

Celebrities are known for their larger-than-life attitudes, with a good majority of them boasting deep pockets that enable them to pursue their wildest desires. We have seen musicians, athletes, actors, ...

it’s a tough call, picking out the memorable moment from 50 years of this great championship, there are so many of great moments. And many have proved to be defining ...

I play golf for a myriad of reasons. One is the neverending challenge and the occasional pat on the head from the golf gods with that sub-eighty score. Another is ...

In your hurry, did you ever leave your sunscreen on the shelf at home? Skin protection should be a priority for every golfer and every tournament spectator, as the hot ...

I think it’s the most atrocious thing that you could do to the game of golf. It’s not about rolling golf balls back; it’s about making golf courses more difficult. ...

When Camilo Villegas arrived at a personal mountaintop, having just won the Butterfield Bermuda Championship in November, 2023, for his first PGA TOUR victory in nine years, the 41-year-old tilted ...

There was a time during Lilia Vu’s 2019 rookie year when she remembers feeling that she “did not belong” on the LPGA Tour. That season was a struggle. She lost ...

The post-pandemic era has witnessed a significant boom in virtual golf as more players seek to fuse traditional gameplay with the convenience and accessibility of technology. Over six million Americans ...

Scottie Scheffler did something unique when he won the 2023 PLAYERS Championship. By hoisting the trophy after 72 holes at TPC Sawgrass’ Stadium Course last March, he became only the ...

One would have to spend some time around Viktor Hovland— say about 10 seconds—to know that his perpetual happiness is not dependent upon financial rewards or tournament victories or global ...

Give two pro golfers the same driver, and you might be shocked by the distance difference they record. We have those rare golfers who hit mammoth shots on the driver, ...

2024 is a few weeks in and the golf industry seems set to continue with its meteoric growth. Golf enthusiasts can expect an exciting year, from futuristic leagues and advanced ...

The collegiate golf system provides a competitive and structured environment where players can hone their skills, compete at a high level, and receive top-notch coaching. The system offers exposure to ...

Golf’s rich history and tradition contain many incredible records set by players who have risen to immense fame and fortune. Even though the golf industry is dynamic and constantly changing, ...

A power glitch at the SoFi Center in Palm Beach, Florida, in November 2023 meant that the much-anticipated TGL League debut was postponed from January 2024 to 2025. TMRW Sports, ...

Every new year presents an opportunity for a budding star to break through the ranks and shine globally. Top amateur golfers have been burning the midnight oil, trying to improve ...

Technological advancements have brought about significant evolution in golf equipment in recent years. Nowadays, we have hi-tech drivers and golf balls that have seen long hitters like Tiger Woods, Dustin ...

2024 is just a few days away. As always, every year comes with expectations, as every golfer wishes that their extensive training and dedication will finally pay off. The golf ...

Thanks to its rich history and heritage, golf has witnessed the change of its playing fields throughout the years. The ambition to create unique golfing experiences and the quest for ...

As 2023 comes to an end, some golfers have more reason to make merry than others, as fortune has treated each player differently. Each golfer has that magical season where ...

Golf, a sport famed for its accuracy and complex skill, has its vocabulary. You must first understand crucial terms to grasp and manage the game’s complexities. Understanding these key phrases ...

The World Handicap System (WHS), designed to reconcile divergent handicap systems and encourage a more open and fair playing field, have brought about dramatic changes for 2024. In this article, ...

Legendary players who made a lasting impact on golf are many throughout the sport’s history. Even though male players traditionally identify with golf, several female players have significantly contributed to ...

Black Friday is just around the corner bringing with it enticing deals on top-notch golf supplies and equipment. It presents a golden opportunity to invest in new clubs, upgrade current ...

Success, fame, and fortune are all wildly tempting on news headlines, magazine covers, and social media. Even so, the kind of hard work and sacrifice that go into making the ...

It’s challenging to succeed alone; you need a team, an assistant, a friend, a believer, whichever applies. Even the most prominent stars need people pulling the ropes here and there ...

Yes, you have everything figured out in your golf course – a captivating design, high-quality greens, and lush, beautiful fairways worth a feature on Golf Magazine. But how do you ...