Opinion & Analysis

Opinion & Analysis

You know you’re a golfer when… You tell the restaurant hostess that you’ll be a foursome for dinner. You think something “sub-par” must be really, really...

Nick Randall is our resident golf fitness guru here at GolfWRX. The strength and conditioning coach is also the creator of the golf fitness...

Chambers Bay. YES, we are excited! For the first time in the history of the Pacific Northwest, we are finally getting a U.S. Open. The...

I was always an early-morning man, a dew-sweeper. When I didn’t already have a tee time, I’d get to the course an hour before...

This story was selected as one of the 15 best GolfWRX stories of 2015! It was 1986, and The Ben Hogan Company needed a new...

When great athletes struggle, they are almost always interviewed after their poor performances and their answers to the line of questioning that follows is predictable....

I keep track of the radar metrics on the PGA Tour each week, and so far this season I've started to see some noticeable...
2015 GolfWRX Father's Day Gift Guide

Not that you need reminding, but Father’s Day is June 21. And if your pops is a golfer, you’ve come to the right place....

In the past few years, I’ve paid as much as $350 to play a round of golf and I’ve paid as little as $10. Granted,...

My name is Tom Stites, and 40 years ago I fell in love with a wonderful game. For most of that time I’ve also...

GolfWRX Featured Writer Dennis Clark has written nearly 100 articles since April of 2012, and his work has been read more than 2.6 million...

Even pro golfers make double-bogeys. In fact, I can say with great certainty that everyone reading this is among that wide fraternity, which includes pretty...

As we start to move into the tropical storm season in my home state of Florida, I want to go through the research I’ve...

I wrote the original story about amateurs playing relatively longer courses than the pros some four years ago and it became a movement called...

The brief Texas swing commences Thursday with the Crowne Plaza Invitational, an event that falls solidly middle pack among PGA Tour fields. But there's nothing...

I’ve been in a driving slump lately. Balls that once reliably went straight and (by my standards) long now may go left, right, or...

What. A. Performance. Rory McIlroy completed his four-day whipping of Quail Hollow on Sunday, following up an incredible Saturday 61 with a final-round 69 that...

In a recent piece on Golf Digest’s website, Geoff Shackelford highlighted one benefit of smartwatches in general and the Apple Watch in particular.  “Once at ...

It's ironic that it took Dan Washburn eight years to take The Forbidden Game from first interview to publication. The irony is underscored by the amount of...

At ECCO, we’re proud of the praise we’ve received in recent years for our premium golf shoes – especially the hybrid category that we...

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...