Wigs on the Green
One of the Biggest Stories in Golf Happened this Month and Nobody Noticed
Pine Valley GC’s settlement, access journalism, and golf’s self-perpetuating prestige industry
Quick Post: a review of When Revelation Comes
Jim Hartsell's intimate self-portrait of grief is a beautiful guide to golf in Scotland
What Even Is a Private Golf Club and Why Are Most So Difficult to Play?
How the IRS is driving a wedge between the golfing world. Part one of a series on private clubs and their impact on golf
Quick Post: 0 Eggs
The Fried Egg's new course rating system continues golf's myopic elitism problem
Dec 30, 2022
A High Shot Hazard
We can revive the excitement of the Biarritz template by fighting back against the modern launch angles that have dominated it.
Dec 22, 2022
North Korea Has One Operating Golf Course
(Updated) The hermit kingdom's only course is a deeply imperfect place that should remind us that there is more to life than golf.
Nov 29, 2022
The Four-Hour Round is Bullshit
And the group in front of you isn’t slowing you down — the course is.
Oct 10, 2022
Wigs on the Green
Wigs on the green refers to a fight, brawl or fracas, or to a difference of opinion that could lead to fisticuffs. It often appears as “there’ll be wigs…
Oct 6, 2022
Golf for Non-Golfers: Golf Courses Can Assist the Migratory Monarch Butterfly Facing Extinction
Golf courses should be islands of native plant species in our cities.
Jul 22, 2022
Match Play Is Better Than Stroke Play
This woefully underrepresented format should be the standby for the high-handicapper. It is simply a better format for celebrating success instead of…
Jun 21, 2022
Great Par 3s: #13 at Carrick Knowe
A par 3 that refuses to accept the modern game.
Apr 19, 2022
Visualizing Risk & Reward On the Golf Course
Using Reducibility with Backward and Forward Propagation to Create Clear Illustrations of Course Design
Mar 30, 2022
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