Opinion & Analysis

Opinion & Analysis

All photos by Matt Kartozian (Durka Durka Photo).  Just when you think you are getting good at golf, you will find yourself in what amounts to...

Last month golf made its first appearance in the Olympics since 1904. Whatever people feel about golf’s place in the Olympics -- and despite...

Waves of doom and gloom continue to wash over the golf equipment world. The latest news is that Golfsmith, the North American golf equipment and apparel...

There seems to be a debate in golf instruction concerning old-school versus new-school teaching. I think the discussion is mostly academic and largely a...

There’s a saying lawyers like to use when talking to a client about whether it's worth litigating a case, and in its various forms...
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Coach Lockey and I walk with Bryson DeChambeau during the Omega European Masters. I ask him about Tin Cup, his golf equipment and much more....

I had the thrill of playing the Bethpage Black with my “A” foursome just before the 2009 U.S. Open. Lucky for us the very back...

Putting can be one of the most superstitious aspects of this weird and wonderful game we play. The sequence of marking a ball to clean...

Viva Quivira! One of the newer entries in the top-tier golf experiences available in Mexico is the Pueblo Bonito Pacifica Golf and Spa Resort. The...

Ask anyone who teaches for a living, and you’ll hear that the No. 1 thing most golfers are looking for is consistency. Equipment companies...

Warning: Swanson, the author of this story, does not exist… except in his writing. His character is completely imagined, but that doesn’t mean his opinions aren’t...

The pile on the sport of golf is officially underway. I’ve received at least a dozen links to different stories about troubling times in...

At one point in the early 1980s, Dan Pohl was the longest driver on the PGA Tour, averaging 274 yards with the Big Dog. As...

Ask a room full of golf pros to agree on the longest-held misconception most golfers have, and there’s a good chance you would ultimately...

In the minds of many golfers, wedges are the most important clubs in the bag. As a fitter, I am always surprised how this...

Rory McIlroy said recently that pro golfers should be blood-tested for illegal substances, but that he didn't see how Performance Enhancing Drugs (PEDs) could improve...

On Sunday of the Travelers Championship, Jim Furyk set a PGA Tour record with a score of 58 at TPC River Highlands. Furyk’s 58 will...
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In this video, I test Ping i irons against the company's new iBlades on Foresight's GC2 launch monitor with HMT to show you the...

A few months ago, the GolfWRX Editorial Team emailed me three story ideas. The first two have worked out quite well (you can read...

The outcry from players and fans over the USGA's handling of the Dustin Johnson ruling at the U.S. Open has all but disappeared --...

I’m sure we all know a top young amateur golfer with aspirations of turning pro. It may be the kid at your local club...

One afternoon a lifetime ago, in a scraggly bit of park between a suburban New York commuter railroad station and the dire Bronx River,...

During the recent UEFA European Championship in soccer, Iceland surprised everyone with its performance. The Strákarnir okkar (Our boys) tied Portugal and Hungary, and beat...
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What effect does shaft weight have on your golf shots? With the help of Nippon, Coach Matt Lockey and I put it to the...

There is certain etiquette all golfers are taught when first learning to play the game, such as not to step in another person's line on the...