The Golf Ball Bad Golfers Use Most

The first day we moved into our home on the golf course nearly two years ago, I found a golf ball on the back patio.  It was a Callaway Big Bertha Diablo.  I wasn’t surprised to find an errant ball near the house.  The previous 15 years we lived on another golf course and finding […]

“We’re the Busiest Course in the State”

To paraphrase the ever-eloquent Yogi Berra, “Nobody plays golf there anymore.  It’s too crowded.”  That’s the thought that crossed my mind as I left Sahm Golf Course in Indianapolis last Saturday afternoon.  After taking more than two-and-a-half hours to play the front nine – waiting several minutes to hit every shot – I walked into […]

Pete Dye and Mini Golf: A Match Made in Herron

You don’t usually associate Hall of Fame golf course designer Pete Dye with miniature golf – although some of his designs have been referred to (charitably) as “tricky.”  But that all changes on June 7 when Dye and his wife/design partner, Alice, will be honorary co-chairs for the Herron Open: Mini Golf Mega Art event on the […]

Kristi O’Brien Looks for Her ‘Big Break’

Kristi O’Brien, a professional golfer from Fishers, Indiana, will be one of the contestants on the upcoming season of Golf Channel’s “Big Break Florida”, premiering Monday, February 24.  Originally from Ft. Wayne, O’Brien turned pro just over a year ago after graduating from IUPUI in December 2012.  Highlights from her stellar career as a Jaguar […]

Professional Golf Close to Home: An Update

In a blog post from last October – “Professional Golf Close to Home” – we reviewed the wealth of professional golf action that had been in and around Indiana in the previous 13 months, including the 2012 BMW Championship at Crooked Stick in Carmel and the 2012 Ryder Cup in suburban Chicago.  At the end […]