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PEN TO PIN What A Caddie Learns About You Just From A Handshake

Your caddie does so much more than carry a bag — they’re more like your personal shrink for the day. To learn more about how they read minds, Connor Laubenstein went to Bandon Dunes, the Mecca of American caddying, and played with one named Squid.

In the caddie shack, praise is often the mere absence of criticism. But at places…

PEN TO PIN Attica, Augusta, and Art: A Creative Talk with Valentino Dixon

You may have heard the story of Valentino Dixon. But here’s what you didn’t know about the artist and the colored pencils that got him out of prison.

I thought I knew about art and what it takes. But then I shared time…

PEN TO PIN Hole By Hole, Flower By Flower at Augusta

If you’re new to golf’s most picturesque major, take a stroll down Magnolia Lane and surround yourself in the botanical brilliance of Augusta National.

Augusta is a singular place in golf, known for the perfection that graces its eighteen…

PEN TO PIN “My Pins, My Cups”: The Story of Walter Reid

As a teenager he wanted to go pro in snowboarding, and then he unexpectedly fell…

PEN TO PIN The Female Golf Course Architect Re-Designing The Game

This isn’t your dad’s ‘grow the game’ initiative. This is the path to equity and inclusion in golf at the grassroots level.

Many of us see things as they are. Golf course architects are wired differently. Instead,…

PEN TO PIN Show Up Standing, And Have A Ball

The story of adaptive golfer Marcus Williams isn’t inspiring for the reason you think it is.

Marcus Williams has always been there for others. He might tell you that’s the reason…

PEN TO PIN 5 Black-Owned Golf Businesses to Support Beyond Black History Month

We talked to some golfers whose brands we can all support the other 11 months out of the year.

This is how the game actually grows. This year we want to show some love…

PEN TO PIN What’s in a Name? 50 Years of Jones Bags From a Taxi Cab

Did you know the most iconic carry bag in golf came from the backseat of a driver’s car?

In the early 1970s, George Jones trundled his little yellow taxi down the streets of…

PEN TO PIN Famous Last Words: The Life and Death of the Entertainer Behind The Pebble Beach Pro-Am

Did you know “a golfer who sings” is the unsung hero to thank for one of the game’s most fun traditions?

A perfect slice of golf majesty sits on the shores of the Monterey Peninsula, just…

PEN TO PIN 9 Is Too Many and 18 Ain’t Enough: The Case for 21 Holes

An examination of the most arbitrary rule in golf.

Why play 18 holes? It sounds absurd — surely this was decided a long time…