Before Ben Hogan became a legend, he had to break a nine-year winless streak as a pro

Ben Hogan is famously attributed with saying the secret to golf was “in the dirt.” Ken Venturi also quoted Hogan as saying, “every day you miss practicing will take you one day longer to be good,” which seems a mathematical improbability, but the point is Hogan was arguably the hardest-working player in golf history. Despite this, success took its sweet time, nine years to be exact after he turned pro in 1931.The milestone moment took place 75 years ago this week at the 1940 North and South Open


Attain Golf Enlightenment: Meet The Real Guru Of Golf

Anyone who has seen “Caddyshack” knows Bill Murray’s character, Carl Spackler, is promised total consciousness on his deathbed. Turns out the Dalai Lama isn’t a golfer, but another highly influential spiritual leader is. Sadhguru Jaggi Vasudev’s YouTube videos, which mostly take the form of five-minute answers to deep questions, have eclipsed 100 million views. His is a globetrotting schedule—conducting large-scale meditation workshops, building schools, battling deforestation, lecturing for

Tour Confidential: Are American golf fans out of control? conducts a weekly roundtable with writers from Sports Illustrated and GOLF Magazine. Check in every Sunday night for the unfiltered opinions of our writers and editors and join the conversation by tweeting us @golf_com.1. Marc Leishman’s wife, Audrey, wrote a blog post criticizing American fans for the way they treated International players at the Presidents Cup. She said she was “thankful my boys weren’t there to see the way people were treating their daddy.” Rory McIlroy also had a

Here are your 15 best stories of emotional outbursts, temper tantrums and breakdowns on the golf course

On Monday, we asked you to share some of the horror stories you have witnessed on a golf course. The Golf Digest community answered this Bat Signal and answered with vigor. We received more than 500 emails, Facebook comments and tweets on the subject. The response was heartwarming. The tales, not so much. So, SO many club throws. A big, sincere thank you to all those that took the time to share. Here are the best (worst?) anecdotes on golf meltdowns:There’s nothing sweeter than a child’s

Little known facts about the World Golf Hall of Fame Class of 2017

Tuesday night is the culmination of the trip down memory lane for the members of the World Golf Hall of Fame Class of 2017, when Lorena Ochoa, Meg Mallon, Davis Love III and Ian Woosnam, along with the late British journalist Henry Longhurst, are formally inducted during a ceremony in New York City. Since learning that they were swelling the Hall of Fame ranks to 155 honorees last October, each living member of the class has gotten to retell the highlights of their careers. While their accolades

PGA Tour implementing more comprehensive gambling policy for 2018

The PGA Tour will be implementing a more comprehensive gambling policy for 2018. On Monday, the tour announced the creation of a new Integrity Program, which will go into effect Jan. 1. Betting by players on PGA Tour events has long been prohibited, but the new program will extend to virtually anyone related to tournaments. This includes players’ support teams, tournament staff and volunteers, as well as all PGA Tour staff and policy-board members. According to a press release issued by the

Greg Norman: All I Know About Winning in Golf, Business and Life

The trek to Greg Norman’s getaway in northwest Colorado is a roundabout one. The retreat is tucked away in a remote, evergreen-covered corner of this rugged state, an area so isolated that GPS is little help. An unmarked dirt road runs from the highway to his front door, uncoiling like the rattlesnakes that lurk in the brush. Driving for some 30 minutes, you feel lost. Definitely lost. Then his Rocky Mountain Xanadu appears: a 14,000-square-foot “cabin,” two miles of fly-fishing nirvana, and