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...

Pick up sticks: Sorting out the drivers

I have a thing for drivers. There’s just something about the club that allows you to send the ball 300 yards down the fairway that’s...

Matthew Fitzpatrick: PGA star in the making

ONE of the obsessions of a true sports fan is spotting a future star before he even knows that he’s a star. It wasn’t that...

KZG launches the XSC forged wedges

FOUNDED in 1994, KZG offers equipment only through the finest professional clubfitters and teachers in the industry. KZG designs and manufactures great equipment, but it...

Revisiting Forest Hills’ Palmer Course–It’s come a long way

Story & photos by Mike Besa The Arnold Palmer course at Forest Hills Golf and Country Club bears special significance to BusinessMirror Golf; it was the...

Brafe 12–More golf for education

The BRAFE Golf Tournament was organized by Bro. Rafael Donato (Bro. Rafe to all his friends) in 1988 to provide scholarships to financially challenged...

Philippines to host Asean Senior Golf Championships

The Asean Senior Golf Championships are conducted annually by the Confederation of Asean Senior Golfers’ Associations (Casga), an organization composed of the senior golfers’...

The best all-around golf ball on the planet?

In the game of golf, the most stringent demands placed on a piece of equipment are on the golf ball. We need a ball that...

King of the Intraclub Competitions

Intraclub tournaments are all the rage these days and why not? They represent a break from golf’s individual competitive nature and allow golfers to...

Some of the best golf you’ll find anywhere

Story & photos by Mike Besa One of the most underrated golf courses in the country has to be Forest Hills Golf and Country Club’s Nicklaus...

Let’s welcome the second half of the season

Like an enjoyable round of golf, we have now reached the turn and are readying for the back nine! The first half of the year...

Callaway Steelhead XR and XR Pro Irons: Blast from the past with...

The fact that Callaway has resurrected one of its most beloved iron brands is far from an accident. Introduced in 2000, the Callaway X14...

Eagle Ridge Golf and Country Club: Healing the Eagle

Story & photos by Mike Besa I wrote a feature on Eagle Ridge Golf and Country Club two issues back, titled “Quo Vadis, Eagle Ridge?” in...

How to develop the mental toughness of a US Open champion

By David MacKenzie SELF-BELIEF Look at the names on that leaderboard, and you’ll notice they all have a manner about them which exudes self-assuredness...

Equipment Review: 2017 TaylorMade M2 Driver Point and shoot

My first experience with the new M2 came during a special product preview of the new M Family hosted by Pacsports Philippines at the...

Del Rosario pads lead to 2 strokes

PAULINE DEL ROSARIO fumbled with a late mental lapse and hobbled with a 74 but stretched her lead to two strokes over a surging Nemittra...

Masters Favorite

By Doug Ferguson / The Associated Press AUGUSTA, Georgia—The knock on Dustin Johnson was that he didn’t have what it takes between the ears to close...

Ayala Greenfield Golf and Leisure Club World class from the ground up

Text & Photos by Mike Besa When the Ayala Group starts something, rest assured the end-product will be world class. Ayala Greenfield Estates is a...

How to become a more positive (and better) golfer in 2...

By David MacKenzie Successful people are more happy, right? But is it success that leads to happiness, or could it be that happiness leads to...

Tagaytay City and Golf Tourism

Text & Photos by Mike Besa The Philippine Golf Tourism Council’s (PGTC) mandate is to facilitate and develop golf tourism under the auspices of the...