The USGA’s oldest championship, the U.S. Amateur, dates back to 1895. Since its inception, the event has gone through a number of transformations, from the country’s premier event to a training ground for the world’s top golfers. Bill Littlefield reports on the historic event from the site of the 2013 competition in Brookline, Mass.
Still chasing Jack Nicklaus and his 18 majors, Tiger Woods finished in a tie for 40th at the PGA Championship over the weekend. Only A Game analyst Charlie Pierce was there to witness the performance.
At the RICOH Women’s British Open this weekend at St. Andrews in Scotland, top-ranked Korean golfer Inbee Park is aiming to win an unprecedented fourth straight major in a single season. But as Only A Game’s Ron Schachter reports, there’s an opponent in the field from a nearby country who has already made some history of her own.
Once a thing of the Space-Age future, hovercrafts now exist. An Ohio golf course is about to become the first club to put them into regular use as golf carts. Bill Littlefield speaks to the course’s managing director about the plan.
South Korea’s Inbee Park made history on Sunday by becoming the first woman to win the first three majors of the year since Babe Didrikson Zaharias did it in 1950. Among those impressed was Bill Littlefield.
Bill Littlefield speaks with two-time U.S. Open winner and World Golf Hall of Famer Billy Casper and Michael Trostel, co-author of the new book ‘Great Moments of the U.S. Open.’
Only A Game listeners have been writing, Tweeting, Facebooking and even phoning in their thoughts on our recent shows. Bill Littlefield sifts through the various correspondences.
It’s time for veteran golfer Vijay Singh to decide whether he can still compete on the regular PGA Tour, or if it’s time for a move to the senior circuit. As Only A Game’s Greg Echlin reports, that decision is made even more complicated by the lawsuit Singh has brought against the PGA.
The USGA has decided to ban anchored putting beginning in 2016. Bill Littlefield thinks the ruling is just one in a long line of confusing and silly golf rules.
Augusta National’s pimento cheese sandwiches are a time-honored tradition of the Masters. This year they’re causing something of an uproar. ESPN The Magazine senior writer Wright Thompson joined Bill Littlefield to explain the controversy.