By Tony Leodora For years golfers have been crying out in anguish – from the desolate stretches of the waste areas, from the swamp-like muck of the wetlands, from the dark recesses of the woods and the opposite side of… (Read more)
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By Tony Leodora When most people think of golf in South Carolina, the mind immediately is drawn to the coast. Resort areas such as Myrtle Beach, Charleston, Kiawah Island and Hilton Head Island are favorite golf destinations of millions each… (Read more)
By Erik Oakley To those in the golf world who still hold a less-than-superlative viewpoint of women’s golf … this story is meant for you. To those who complain about the foursome of women in front of them on the… (Read more)
By ERIK OAKLEY TL Golf Services Intern I have never been one to trust training aids and gadgets when working on my game. And many other amateurs are of the same mindset. We’ve been preached to in every sport to… (Read more)
By TONY LEODORA For years the golf industry has talked about innovation … and how change has been a driving force in the business. But much of that unique innovation has been followed by imitation. Introduce a new material to… (Read more)
Myrtle Beach hosts another year of competition, food, fun and excitement Sixth and final installment in a series of daily first-person stories from the 33rd Myrtle Beach World Amateur Handicap Championship – the world’s largest golf tournament. By TONY LEODORA… (Read more)
So what do you do when you are at a golf tournament and not playing golf? That was my dilemma for the final round of the World Amateur Handicap Championship in Myrtle Beach. After a weather-induced withdrawal on Wednesday, the task was to fill Thursday’s schedule. It didn’t take long.
Despite early morning drizzles, I was excited about playing the International Club. Two years ago I played it for the first time, making it the 100th course I played in Myrtle Beach – the only one I had never played. And liked it.
After the usual warmups at picturesque Glen Dornoch GC, just below the North Carolina border, it was time to make the way back to the line of golf carts for the 9 a.m. shotgun start for Day 2 of the World Amateur Handicap Championship. That’s when I was intercepted by the fellow who was running the daily skins game.
Myrtle Beach hosts another year of competition, food, fun and excitement Second in a series of daily first-person stories from the 33rd Myrtle Beach World Amateur Handicap Championship – the world’s largest golf tournament. By TONY LEODORA What are the… (Read more)