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

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

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

Best Golf Story Ever

One of my favorite sports writers, Bill Simmons at, recently wrote a column that included a funny section on how everybody loves to tell a fantasy football war story, but no one wants to listen to them. It struck me that this is EXACTLY the same in golf. At the conclusion of every round, we sit together, each of us desperate to explain how the forces of nature and other golfers conspired together to rob us of a stroke (or three or four), pretending to listen to the others and hoping

The 11 Craziest Things About John Daly, Golf’s Real-Life ‘Wild Thing

Here’s why Daly has been golf’s most outrageous character for decades…Everyone’s favorite funny pants-wearing, cigarette-smoking, personal life-destroying golfer is back in the news this week. And no, John Daly is not dead. The 50-year-old known variously as “Wild Thing” and “Long John” recently appeared on the Dan Le Batard Show and told a story that began with him winning $55,000 at a casino and ended with him losing $55,000 out of a car window while fighting with his wife. I won like 55

5 Worst Scandals in Pro Golf History

When discussing pro golf, we tend to limit our focus to the greatness of Jordan Spieth or the surprising amount money made by caddies. But these are merely things that take place on the course. It might surprise you to learn that, despite golf priding itself on class and etiquette, the sport is far from squeaky clean. As we’ve seen in the past, the worst pro golf scandals can come out of nowhere.Despite making $931,000 on a stock he purchased thanks to an insider trading tip from sports gambler