Championship Courses by Bernard Darwin

I am not thinking of any particular course but I hear this foolish phrase constantly used. Most courses are not fit for a championship, never will get one and nobody wants to see on there. Then, why in the name if goodness should we set up this nonsensical standard and the spoil our courses and break our backs in trying to live up to them.

Golf – Out of Control Technology

In no other sport are the equipment manufactures so influential when it comes to how the game is played. Spalding and Nike don’t control basketball. But the equipment companies in golf have enormous sway via advertising and sponsorship dollars, and they are the chief obstacle to reform.

Sally Jenkins – 2004