The Grand Pooh-bah of an exclusive golf club is stepping down. As high-profile transitions go, this won’t traumatize the sports world or anybody who lives in the real world, most of whom see Augusta National only as a fence that borders the club on Washington Road, just down the street from a Hooters and a Knights Inn. 1,080 more words
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William “Hootie” Johnson, the former chairman of Augusta National Golf Club, has died at age 86.
Johnson is one of only six men to serve as chairman of Augusta National, and while The Masters reached new heights during Johnson’s tenure, he leaves behind a complicated legacy. 643 more words
Justin Rose insists the BMW PGA Championship is one of the top events in world golf, ahead of his return to Wentworth.
The world-number-nine, who makes his first appearance on British fairways since The Open last July, comes into this week with just one start since his runner-up finish at Augusta National seven weeks ago. 354 more words