Exciting Times Ahead of The PGA Championship

Is there anything worth living for after the disappointment at The Open Championship? Even though the Quicken Loans National might pale in comparison to the recent excitement generated by The US Open, The Open Championship and Jordan Spieth having been on track for the grand slam, there is exciting news for South African golf fans […]

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Open Championship Preview

Post by Richard Kaplan The Course There are 2 courses in golf that stir the emotions like none other, and that appear on more people’s bucket lists, than Augusta and the Old Course at the Royal and Ancient Golf Club of St Andrews, the much revered ‘home of golf’. We see Augusta every year in […]

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Sand Practice

Post by Richard Kaplan Read here to see what Mark O’Meara had to say about his great friend Tiger Woods? “If he were to call me tomorrow and asked for help, I would take him to a fairway bunker and I’d have him hit 5-irons and 7-irons from a level lie. He’d have to stay […]

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Measuring Green Speed with a Stimpmeter

Post by Richard Kaplan A Stimpmeter is a 3 foot long piece of steel or plastic with a groove in the middle for the ball to run down. It also has a notch about 2/3 of the way up that the ball sits in. Measuring starts by placing the ball in the notch and holding […]

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US Open Preview

Chambers Bay, site of the 2015 US Open Championship

Post by Richard Kaplan US Open Preview I’m afraid to be the bearer of bad news for South African TV viewers for this most-eagerly awaited (in my humble opinion) of US Opens in recent memory. As I feared, and wrote about a few weeks ago, the time difference to the West Coast is really gonna […]

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