Opinion & Analysis

Opinion & Analysis

An anonymous pro golfer commented on one of my articles last month (What score makes you happy?) saying that he’d once shot a 60...

In the world of books devoted to the great Ben Hogan, a few stand above the rest. James Dodson’s Ben Hogan: An American Life,...

If you asked a dozen golfers which type of hole they prefer -- a par-3, a par-4 or a par-5 -- I’d be surprised if...

The next leaders in golf course architecture, unfiltered. Sounding off on their work, the game, the state of the industry, the future of restoration...

Well, the time has come for me to admit that I’m NO longer a long-iron carrying player. I’m a hybrid convert! And I’m not...

Eight years ago, I was sitting in a T.G.I. Fridays in Times Square with Calvin Peete waiting on our order to come. I had...

Editor's note: Henry Stetina is the Program Coordinator for the PGA Golf Management Program at New Mexico State University. You’re a senior in high school, and...

When we look at the current state of golf, there are more questions than answers. There is more confusion than clarity. There are more...

The purists may argue, but in marketing golf equipment distance is No. 1. All else follows. When you understand that the USGA capped maximum...

There’s often a point in a round of golf, most typically after my second consecutive double-bogey, when I wonder what I’m doing, why I’m...

If you decided to skip out on the final round of the Zurich Classic of New Orleans, you missed quite a show. A gaggle of...

This story is part of our new “GolfWRX Guides,” a how-to series created by our Featured Writers and Contributors — passionate golfers and golf...

Final scores are arbitrary markers of success and failure. It’s almost random how the same numbers can add up to make one player happy...

Perhaps one of the biggest misconceptions I had when I started to research the statistical part of golf was how players "go low." This also...

GolfWRX Featured Writer Tom Stickney currently splits his time between Bighorn Golf Club in Palm Desert, Calif., and the Promontory Club in Park City,...

The average golf fan probably doesn’t know much about tour reps. They're masters of product knowledge, golf sense and interpersonal relations, and occupy the...

Golf is not only about making the shots, or making the putts. No, before that, golf is about making the time, especially if you...

When Jordan Spieth lost in a playoff last week at the Shell Houston Open--possibly in part due to an ill-timed camera shutter on the...

Are golf movies better when they're made by golfers? That's the question raised by new golf movie "The Squeeze," which tells the story of a...

The Masters is both the most widely watched and widely wagered PGA Tour event of the season. As such, I wanted to know a...

Bernhard Langer will celebrate the 30th anniversary of winning his first Green Jacket at the Masters this year, and he'll be in the field...

I read some of the 2015 GolfWRX Gear Trials and the comments. Recently, there was a also an analysis of the new Adams Blue line on...

They call him a ranger, a players’ host or a course ambassador, but usually, the marshal is just an older guy who spends a...

Editor's Note: Rich Hunt is a statistician whose clients include PGA Tour players, their caddies and their instructors. Each year, I create a filter to...

After rampant speculation and embarrassingly heavy reporting on the whereabouts of Tiger Woods (and his private jet), the golfer announced his intention to play the 2015 Masters in...