Only A Blog
November 4th, 2015

4 For 40: Impressive Performances From Athletes ‘Over The Hill’

Minnesota Twins outfielder Torii Hunter recently announced his retirement at the age of 40, bringing an end to his 19-year career. Hunter’s decision prompted Only A Game to take a look back at athletes who had successful careers well into their 40s.

October 24th, 2015

Charlie Pierce: The Week In Sports

Bill Littlefield and Only A Game analyst Charlie Pierce discuss an MLB player who made history, an NCAA program that’s been rocked by scandal and an NFL quarterback who says he listens to NPR!

August 22nd, 2015

Tom Watson, A Man Of Many Titles, Winds Down His Career

After six decades of golfing, Tom Watson is starting to wind down his career. “The kids hit the ball a lot farther than the old guys do,” he tells Bill Littlefield. The six-time PGA Player of the Year discusses his storied career as well as the evolution of the sport.

July 25th, 2015

Dogs Play For Free At Sunningdale Golf Club

At the Sunningdale Golf Club outside of London, dogs are free to roam the course with their owners. It’s a tradition that dates back more than 100 years. Secretary Stephen Toon explains the history — and shares his favorite story from the dog-friendly links.

July 11th, 2015

At ‘The Magic Green,’ A Quest For A Hole-In-One

There have been 10 holes-in-one this summer at the Nashawtuc Country Club in Concord, Mass. That string of good fortune prompted Bill Littlefield to pick up a golf club for the first time in nearly a half-century in hopes of sinking No. 11.

June 6th, 2015

3,997 Hours To Go: One Man’s Quest For Golf Mastery

In 2012, we introduced you to Dan McLaughlin, the Oregon man who was putting the 10,000 Hours Rule to the test on the golf course. McLaughlin had never picked up a club before his project began five years ago. Only A Game checked back in to see how Dan is doing.

Featured Book
April 11th, 2015

‘Men In Green’ Profiles Golf’s Legends, Living And ‘Secret’

In his new book “Men In Green,” Sports Illustrated’s Michael Bamberger reconnects with some of the golfers he’s met while covering the sport. The author joins Bill Littlfield to discuss the project.

Only A Blog
February 10th, 2015

Iconic Scottish Golf Club Admits First Female Members

One of golf’s most storied institutions is welcoming its first female members. The Royal and Ancient Golf Club in St. Andrews, Scotland, announced Tuesday that seven women are now honorary members of the club, including Queen Elizabeth’s daughter Princess Anne and golfer Annika Sorenstam.

In Depth
January 24th, 2015

PGA Champions Tour, Golf’s Senior Circuit, Turns 35

After 35 years, the PGA’s Champions Tour is still extending older golfers’ careers. And this week, the tour announced a major business deal. OAG’s Doug Tribou talks with golf great Hale Irwin and others about the history and future of the tour.

December 27th, 2014

Legendary Golfer Gary Player On The Death Of The Eisenhower Tree

Golf legend Gary Player joins us to discuss the death of the tree that plagued U.S. President Dwight Eisenhower’s golf game.

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