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Ronald Montesano

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.
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Two shining weeks of Rio Olympic golf closed with the conclusion of the Women's championship, while other events were contested in the Czech Republic,...

In 1904, four men left St. Louis with smiles on their faces and medals around their necks. In those Olympic games, golf was contested at match...

Three rounds of Olympic golf are in the books, and we have a new leader. Marcus Fraser struggled on Day 3 and dropped two slots...

Yesterday we hinted in this column at the potential for low scores on the Olympic course in Rio. On Day 1, we saw a...

So many people were involved in the monumental effort to return golf to the Olympic Games that when Brasil's Adilson da Silva hit the...

A healthy slice of the golf world's attention was split between the Nike equipment announcement and the impending return of golf to the Olympic games. That...

Pros: The TomTom Golfer 2 watch does three important things: provides yardages, keeps score, and tells time/date. The first two are particular to golfers and...

Remember that week when two major championships were played, and the story of the week came from neither? It just happened, and the story...

I've never been more happy to be incorrect. Jimmy Walker is an excellent champion for the PGA of America, and a deserving member of the...

Let's be honest, we didn't learn much beyond the fact that northeastern sites for major championships are jinxed. Baltusrol, Bethpage Black, Oakmont, Bethpage again,...

Despite Marcus Fraser's assertion that Baltusrol caters to a specific type of golfer, we saw the absolute transformation of the leaderboard into one of greater familiarity. Former...

No one went super low on Day 1 at Baltusrol, and 70 players are within five strokes of the lead. If you were predicted to impact the...

For the male touring professionals, this week provided a respite between major championships. Golfers traveled to the Toronto suburbs from Scotland and Alabama to battle...

There was golf outside of Scotland this week, plenty of it. We had playoffs on two tours and drama galore. Without further delay, here's...

Since Saturday morning, we had an inkling that Henrik Stenson and Phil Mickelson would revisit the famous 1977 Duel In The Sun of Watson and...

On a day when the weather didn't turn for or against anyone, we saw little movement up and down the leaderboard. Henrik Stenson and Phil...

One-half of the draw got lucky again at an Open Championship. Golfers with the PM-AM sequence were spared the mercurial weather that did its...

We knew that wind mattered, but when we don't play an out-and-back course on the regular, we forget how much. How many golfers were...

LPGA Tour: Lang Beats Nordqvist After Controversial Penalty Poor USGA, poor rules of golf. The U.S. Women's Open came down to an esoteric ruling that, in the days...

Despite the excitement of an upcoming major championship, the somber reality of the flooding in West Virginia (which forced the cancellation of the upcoming...

PGA Tour: Naval Academy grad Billy Hurley III grabs improbable victory at Quicken Loans National In a week that saw the cancellation of an imminent PGA...

Believe it or don't, the golf world was not focused solely on two sides of the Pennsylvania Turnpike this week. Professional golf was played...

It was an odd week at the U.S. Open. The weather didn't cooperate, and play was nearly pushed to Monday. The USGA caretakers of the...

Play was shut down for Saturday just shy of nine o'clock, with the last threesome five holes from completion of Round 3. After the...

Those two (rain) barrels from Mother Nature's Thursday blunderbuss continued to impact the 2016 U.S. Open on Friday. Half of the field won't tee...