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VIDEO The Finale of Breaking Sawgrass. Next On The Tee? Breaking Torrey Pines

Joe Hooks, Tom Coyne, and Ben Goodly have arrived at the 17th at TPC Sawgrass with their pride on the line. And when the last putt drops? We’re on to Torrey Pines, home of the 2021 U.S. Open, to see what YOU, the RGC Community, can pull off on camera. Will you Break Torrey? Or will Torrey break you?

Want to Break Torrey? Now’s Your Chance! The RGC team has been blown away by…

BACKSWING THOUGHTS Call Your Mother… and Play Golf With Her

The biggest Mother’s Day secret when it comes to golf? The perfect gift doesn’t have a price tag. Sure you can always get Mom some golf gear, but the best gift is always just teeing it up.

Mother’s Day comes around once a year, a needed reminder for us all to remember…

BACKSWING THOUGHTS A People’s History of The Wind Shirt

Golfers are a unique breed with weird needs, like rangefinders, putting mats, and infomercial gear. But maybe the most peculiar piece of golf gear is the wind shirt. Why, exactly, does it exist?

Golfers are a peculiar bunch. I mean — really think about the requirements some of…

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…

BACKSWING THOUGHTS Earth Day: The Golf Course Is Our Canvas

When you chunk it, they say you’ve “hit the big ball before the little ball.” So this is our Earth Day appreciation for the Big Ball.

When Monet approached his canvas, he began with two colors: blue and green. The same…

INTRODUCING Where Does Inspiration Come From?

Searching for clues deep inside the brains of EAL and the Merch Lord to see how ‘Til Death, Paradise, and Randamu were born.

What’s in a name? What’s in a headcover? The story is probably a bit more…

TRAVEL BAG A Look Inside The Beauty of Golf in Japan

Ever wondered what golf in Japan is like? Take a trip with EAL to see why women’s golf is bigger in Japan, why double greens are better, and why you can’t miss the Tokyo golf shops.

Hideki Matsuyama’s victory at The Masters was the first for a golfer from Japan, and…

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…