Opinion & Analysis

Opinion & Analysis

"Why should I care about golf participation?" "What will increased participation do for me?" These are valid questions that have come up consistently from readers...

Let's cut to the chase. Has there been a precipitous drop in golf participation or is it the hand wringing of borderline operators? I...

Last fall, my father-in-law joined the more than 650,000 total knee replacement patients of 2013. He is a long-time golfer and had been struggling...

In the first part of this series, we traced the rise and fall of tennis and postulated the conclusion that it was a natural condition...

I'm not a judge on "America's Got Talent" or "So You Think You Can Dance," but I can recognize a disastrous dance performance when...

Once upon a time, there was the great tennis boom. The game was immensely popular and growing, and equipment manufacturers were researching ways to make...

In a scene straight out of Grand Theft Auto, a North Dakota man took police on a high-speed chase through a Moorhead, Minn. golf...

The game of golf is in trouble. This is what organizations like the National Golf Foundation and various members of the national media have been...

I am incredibly excited, since this week marks the beginning of the U.S. Women’s Open at Pinehurst and it looks like it will be...

Some would call it monotonous. Center of the fairway, approach shot close, drained putt. After a four round total of 267 (9-under), Martin Kaymer...

Hello GolfWRX readers. Let me introduce myself, as I'm about to write a series of columns for the site. The initial effort will be a...

Picking a winner in golf is far from easy. I have dabbled in some small golf wagers over the years and the first time...

(AP Photo/Gerry Broome) I will be in Pinehurst all week for the U.S. Open championship, and I am looking forward to seeing a great event...

This month marks the 40th anniversary of the “Massacre at Winged Foot,” the 1974 U.S. Open won by Hale Irwin at 7-over par. When...

One of the very first things I examine with the PGA Tour players I work with is their basic scoring metrics. Those metrics include...

It's not often that supermodels get mixed up in the golf news cycle, but just six months after appearing on Golf Digest's cover with...

A seven-point deficit after Day 1 was too much to overcome for Team GolfWRX as it lost the second annual Capitol Cup to team...

As we celebrate Memorial Day and thank those who have served both past and present, it seems timely that we talk about how the...

The Shaft is the Engine of the Golf Club Actually, you the golfer are the engine, the shaft acts more like the transmission. The weight...

Recreational golfers are unlike any other recreational sportsman. I know of no other sport where the recreational participants are as wrapped up in the technique...

Golf is expensive. I know, quite the earth-shattering observation. But seriously, golf is so expensive that it's driving people away from the game and...

The post-Masters buzz, minus some musing about Tiger’s return, was all about 15-inch holes. It was HackGolf’s first initiative, a way to infuse a little...
PGA Tour

The average PGA Tour field size ranges from 132-to-144 players each week, with some tournaments having even smaller fields. The smaller events are major...

When Golf Digest teased us on Instagram a few days ago, with a silhouette of who would be on the next cover of the...

A game my friends and I occasionally play is "which athlete/movie star/rock star" would you trade places with if given the chance. Usually, we...