Courses and Travel


Head Greenkeeper George Jetson

This greens mower is state-of-the-art now, but someday a robot drone could take its place

Here in the 21st century, greenkeeping has already gone the high-tech route. In years to come, picky golfers, expensive fuel, scarce water and climate change will require even greater innovation. Robot greens mowers, anyone?


Something You Didn’t Know about The Masters

A videocassette of 1986 Masters highlights was first available the year of Jack's final triumph

Until 1986, and perhaps the greatest Masters ever, Augusta National Golf Club had no mass outlet for its Masters “movie,” a huge-budget highlight film produced to Hollywood standards and seen only by a few Boy Scouts and Rotarians.

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The Amazing Carnoustie Oakmont Connection

Once previously, back in Ben Hogan’s magical, three-major campaign of 1953, the British Open and the U.S. Open were staged, respectively, at Carnoustie and Oakmont. Those two venues dominated the golf calendar again in 2007, and fittingly so, given the historical ties that bind them.