Where should a women’s iron set start? | Golf Equipment: Clubs, Balls, Bags

Tom Olsavsky is the vice president of research and development at Cobra and has spent more than three decades figuring out ways to make average golfers better through equipment. Yet, he concedes his late mother, who stopped playing golf at 92, might have been smarter about golf clubs than he is. Or at least smarter … Read more

Rory’s back-nine blowup, Xander’s squeaky-clean start and Morgan Hoffmann makes the cut (!!) | Golf News and Tour Information

If we told you Rory McIlroy made seven birdies on Friday, just one day after torching TPC River Highlands to the tune of an eight-under 62, you might call game. Curtains. night. Thanks for coming out, everybody. Unfortunately, you wouldn’t just be wrong, you’d be comically, laugh-out-loud funny wrong. Not only is McIlroy not leading, … Read more

Steph Curry’s brilliant new junior circuit is even better than you could have imagined | Golf News and Tour Information

CHICAGO — Have you ever been the only white person at a party? Maybe you’ve been the one Asian kid on the Little League team, or the only woman in the meeting. If you have, you know what it feels like to stick out. The preconceptions. The stars. The seemingly never-ending and unwanted attention that … Read more

The timeless appeal of pro golf is being destroyed by money | Golf News and Tour Information

Take-take-take-take-take-take-take-take-take. Also: more-more-more-more-more. Everywhere you look these days in professional golf, there’s a whole lot of taking going on, along with the demand for more. It’s not good for business. The LIV Golf series—Greg Norman presiding; the notorious MBS lurking—is taking various name-brand players from the PGA Tour. The players leaving for greener pastures—Brooks Koepka, … Read more

Here is why the World Ranking system is so critical to LIV Golf’s longterm viability | Golf News and Tour Information

For now, the threat of the upstart LIV Golf series to golf’s status quo It seems to center around a seemingly endless supply of money that it can throw at prospective players. But there is one thing the Saudi-backed tour currently does not have, and likely needs, to disrupt professional golf further: Official World Golf … Read more

Matt Fitzpatrick’s unique US Open win, Paige Spiranac’s world domination, and Brooks Koepka’s bad acting | This is the Loop

Welcome to another edition of The Grind, where we are feeling inspired by Matt Fitzpatrick. As a fellow 5-foot-10, 155-pound golfer (OK, so I’ve put on a few pounds since my “peak”), watching him become a bomber has been amazing. And if he can do it, maybe, just maybe I can do it. To be … Read more

Matt Fitzpatrick’s unique US Open win, Paige Spiranac’s world domination, and Brooks Koepka’s bad acting | This is the Loop

Welcome to another edition of The Grind, where we are feeling inspired by Matt Fitzpatrick. As a fellow 5-foot-10, 155-pound golfer (OK, so I’ve put on a few pounds since my “peak”), watching him become a bomber has been amazing. And if he can do it, maybe, just maybe I can do it. To be … Read more

Ping-pong, night putting, and champagne: Behind the scenes of Matt Fitzpatrick’s US Open celebration | Golf News and Tour Information

BROOKLINE, Mass. — Alex Fitzpatrick was sure Will Zalatoris would make it. Damn sure. He’d just watched his older brother miss his birdie putt on the high side on the 72nd hole of the United States Open, and he knew Zalatoris had watched it as well, and now he was sure Zalatoris would pour his … Read more

Peloton instructor Selena Samuela is hooked on golf, even the days she struggles

Golfers You Should Know is a new series for Golf Digest Woman where we profile golfers of note from various walks of life. These people share their experiences in picking up golf, what they’ve loved and struggled with, and the tips and the products they’ve come to rely on in their golf life. If you … Read more

Rory, I think it’s time for me to see other golfers | This is the Loop

“Illusion never changed, into something real I’m wide awake and I can see the perfect sky is turning.” —Natalie Imbruglia, presumably singing about Rory McIlroy I can’t take this anymore. I’m happy for Matt Fitzpatrick, and I know you are too, and I’m happy for the sport of golf. But sitting here alone, on another … Read more