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Ronald Montesano

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Ronald Montesano writes for GolfWRX.com from western New York. He dabbles in coaching golf and teaching Spanish, in addition to scribbling columns on all aspects of golf, from apparel to architecture, from equipment to travel. Follow Ronald on Twitter at @buffalogolfer.

The deed to Waialae Country Club might be signed over to Jimmy Walker come Monday morning. The Ryder Cupper annihilated the field with closing rounds...

In 1988, a smack of Tom Doak's friends had a glance at a volume he called The Confidential Guide To Golf Courses. Although the...

Golfers have been told about (and ignored) the benefits of custom fitting for years, but just as the practice started to gain traction with...

If reports are true, Lydia Ko may be facing wrist surgery that would require months of recovery. Reports are surfacing from a variety of...

The PGA of America must be smiling broadly. It produced the intriguing, unexpected tournament denouement that the Masters, U.S. Open and Open Championship wish...

It may not be fair to hold a legend in one aspect of life to a similar standard in another. When such a prominent...

Pros: Sun Mountain's ClubGlider Meridian is the only golf travel bag that comes equipped with four wheels -- one pair with retractable legs --...

Ivor Robson has the afternoon off. The sweet-tenored announcer who hasn't taken a bathroom break in 37 years of presentations, who has spawned an...

In 1992, Davis Love III installed Loomis Golf graphite shafts in his irons. The subsequent four wins on tour had competitors and aficionados scratching...

A Billy Hurley III victory at the Greenbrier Classic on Independence Day weekend would have been a good story. Hurley graduated from the U.S....

If Germany consider its World Cup Brasil chances to be diminished after injuries to Marco Reus and Manuel Neuer, coach Joachim Loew might be...

One might have glanced at the calendar early Sunday afternoon and questioned whether it was June or July. Fireworks were exploding all over the...

The frequently-quoted line, spoken by Shakespeare's Juliet, reads like this: "That which we call a rose by any other name would smell as sweet." Its...

Pros: Improved ball speeds across the face can add distance and consistency in both models. The large footprint of the BiO Cell irons offers great...

It would be simple to begin with the words "Most eleven-year olds are" or "When I was eleven, one thing I wasn't doing was..." Consider...

After a fellow undergoes brain surgery after the most successful seasons of his career, then sits out a subsequent year with a broken ankle,...

You know and I know that it won't truly begin until Sunday's back nine. And yet... we want to believe that something that happened...

Who won the WGC-Cadillac Championship on Sunday all depends on whom you ask. Golf architecture buffs will point to architect Gil Hanse, whose renovation...

Pros: Classic looks and a pleasing sound and feel. Two of the highest-launching fairway woods and hybrids we've tested. Cons: Not adjustable. These could spin too...

Hogan's Alley is not a track for the timid, nor for the untested. The third-round leaders of the Northern Trust Open became aware of...

Pros: Two loft options (9 and 10.5), and each head has 12 settings to further tune loft, lie and face angle. A weight port in...

Pros: The Pill is idiot-proof; you set it on its edge to practice your putting or on its side for chipping and bunker shots. If...

Pros: Intuitive and familiar device. Its overall weight and flexible shaft force users to pay attention to the length and pace of their strokes,...

Pros: The Cleveland Classic HB 1 costs only $99, yet it offers the clean look and soft feel of more expensive putters. It's available in...

The Hyundai Tournament of Champions demanded a simple recipe from its champion: stay clean of bogies and go on a birdie run or two....