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Michael Williams

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Williams has a reputation as a savvy broadcaster, and as an incisive interviewer and writer. An avid golfer himself, Williams has covered the game of golf and the golf lifestyle including courses, restaurants, travel and sports marketing for publications all over the world. He is currently working with a wide range of outlets in traditional and electronic media, and has produced and hosted “Sticks and Stones” on the Fox Radio network, a critically acclaimed show that combined coverage of the golf world with interviews of the Washington power elite. His work on Newschannel8’s “Capital Golf Weekly” and “SportsTalk” have established him as one of the area’s most trusted sources for golf reporting. Williams has also made numerous radio appearances on “The John Thompson Show,” and a host of other local productions. He is a sought-after speaker and panel moderator, he has recently launched a new partnership with The O Team to create original golf-themed programming and events. Williams is a member of the United States Golf Association and the Golf Writers Association of America.

Dear Tiger, I am leaving this note in your locker so that it can be our secret, at least until I mention it in my...

"Vecchio anima" is an Italian phrase that roughly translates to "old soul." It describes a person who is wise beyond his or her years,...

Golf cultivates a sense of continuity throughout the generations. The rules, the equipment and even the players have evolved. But with a little squinting...

They say that pressure can make diamonds, but it can also burst pipes. It seemed for a moment that Sergio Garcia was finally going to...

"If I shot 65, I thought I could win it," Tiger Woods said after his final round of the 2013 Masters. The world's No.1-ranked golfer...

In a sports world where all but a few of the legendary sports venues of the 20th Century have been either bulldozed or tarnished...

By now, you have probably heard of Mark Mihal, the golfer who recently fell 18 feet into a sinkhole while playing his favorite muni...

On the Monday morning after Tiger Woods secured his seventh career victory at Doral, it was the lead story on ESPN.com. Not baseball, basketball...

This week, PGA Commissioner Tim Finchem threw a new ingredient into the potboiler that is the anchored putter debate. Just when it looked like...

The old British racetrack saying goes, "there are horses for courses." It  refers to certain performers matching up perfectly to a certain track. As...

Vijay Singh should be remembered as one of golf's most successful late bloomers, with 22 of his 34 PGA Tour wins taking place in the...

Even with Rory McIlroy and Tiger Woods missing the weekend, te European Tour provided a very entertaining Sunday morning for gof fans in the...
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By Michael Williams GolfWRX Staff Writer There are some players that you watch on television and while you appreciate the extraordinary quality of their game, you...

Golf is the most individual of sports, and therefore among the most difficult. You have no team to turn to for an assist or...

There are those who claim with some justification that golfers are a rather boring bunch whose stars lack pizazz. Sure there’s Tiger, Rory and...

As I watched the CIMB Classic in Malaysia this weekend, a flood of memories hit me. I recalled the trips that I had made...

PGA Tour Commissioner Tim Finchem and officials from the Canadian Tour held a press conference today to announce a key move in the expansion...

In the colorful history of Chicago, one of the best known chapters is the St. Valentine's Day Massacre. That event involved one powerful gang...

I lived in Europe for seven years, and there are many differences to American life, some obvious and some subtle. Among the differences that...

For its first five years, the FedEx Cup seemed like an over-hyped, under-appreciated second tier holiday, like having a formal ball to celebrate Arbor...

Dear Mr. Finchem, Haven’t seen you or heard from you for a while. Hope you are enjoying your Labor Day weekend as much as I...

Nick Watney is one of those players that make people say that the talent on Tour is deeper than it ever has been. The 31-year...

The PGA Tour’s version of the post-season, the Playoffs for the FedEx Cup, begins this week at The Barclays at Bethpage Black in Farmindale,...

Warning: if you don’t like comparisons of Rory McIlroy with Jack, Tiger, Hogan and other all-time greats, please change the channel now. Thank you. The...