The Masters is up to the challenge

Story & photo by Mike Besa It is no secret that Southwoods Golf and Country Club’s Masters course is among the very best in the country....

The Resorts World Manila Masters: A retrospective

Sadly, the fifth staging of the Resorts World Manila Masters is also the last. You see, the five-year agreement between Resorts World Manila and...

Wrapping up the Asian swing

The PGA Tour’s annual Asian odyssey served up a marvelous treat for golf fans across Malaysia, South Korea and China during a spectacular month...

The Other Side of Marapara Ever discover the bad side of...

Getting to know a person takes time. It takes time and patience. Lots of both. The more time you spend with the person, the...

Octoberfest

October is a significant month for me because it has been a year since I joined the Asian Tour. I’m pleased about the many...

Callaway Epic Sub-Zero Fairway Woods There’s a new sheriff in town

It’s been said before, fairway woods are the most difficult clubs in the bag to replace. Look at any touring pro’s bag and you’ll...

The ten commandments of mental golf

These Ten Commandments of Mental Golf should be fresh in your mind before every round to give yourself the best chance of success. ...

Back on Track: The Riviera Golf and Country Club’s road to recovery

Story & photos by Mike Besa Over the last three months we documented the condition of Eagle Ridge Golf and Country Club from the point when...

Matsuyama aims for the top

When Hideki Matsuyama began play at the 2016 World Golf Championship-HSBC Champions, he was just another good, young player, a talented 20-something on the...

New Long Distance Irons from KZG

KZG, the No. 1 Custom ProLine, has just launched its Long Distance Irons (LDI).  The LDI are designed for golfers who want to make...

10 habits to make you a happier and more successful golfer

Conditioning your mind daily is not only an important part of mental coaching for golf, it’s an important part of being happier and more...

Canyon Woods Resort Club: Where nature and health are as one

Story & photos by Mike Besa Just off the beaten track that is the Tagaytay Ridge on the Diokno Highway heading down to the town of...

Shooting Star

By Jim McCabe So good, so fast. Just don’t suggest to Justin Thomas that he’s moving swiftly enough to lock himself into an atmosphere that...

Matsuyama to join star-studded field at the CIMB Classic

World No. 3 Hideki Matsuyama has committed to play in the CIMB Classic next week, ensuring for the first time two top-5 golfers from...

Great ball, but not for everyone

Lower and lower spin. That seems to be the mantra of the golf industry as of late. Lower spinning golf balls to go with lower...

Big Gains at Eagle Ridge

Story & photos by Mike Besa Several months ago I wrote a lament about how the golf courses at Eagle Ridge Golf and Country Club had...

Lots of great golf ahead!

The next few months are the busiest part of the Asian Tour schedule with a tournament nearly every week from now until the end...

Think less and play better golf

Isn’t it amazing how everything in golf is better today, except how well the average golfer plays. When you consider the drastic improvement in...

The PGA Tour hits Asia!

October will highlight a truly momentous month for professional golf in Asia with the staging of three mega PGA Tour tournaments in Malaysia, South...

Revamping Riviera: Putting the courses back on track

THE Riviera Golf and Country Club has always been a favorite golf destination of both Filipinos and tourists alike. What’s not to like? The club...