Bringing the Payne

Payne's Valley
Payne's Valley
HONOR GUARD: Tiger Woods designed Payne’s Valley, his first public course, to honor PGA TOUR great Payne Stewart. Woods wanted the 7,370-yard course to be mentally challenging but also player-friendly. PHOTOGRAPH COURTESY OF BIG CEDAR LODGE

With Payne’s Valley, Tiger Woods’ first public course, Branson has truly arrived as a golf destination.

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What, Me Worry?


By Anthony Cotton THIS FINE FAMILY, out for a stroll at the par-3 11th at Colorado Golf Club, is probably thinking they need to hurry back home in time to catch the rarest of game—for the first time ever, The Masters, that tribute to Spring, with its blooming azaleas and the greenest greens found outside … Read more

Bridgestone Makes Great Clubs, Too

Bridgestone's Tour B JGR Driver

The Bridgestone Tour B JGR Driver Renowned for its golf balls, Bridgestone looks to gain market share with its Tour B JGR family of clubs. By Tony Dear Earlier this century, Bridgestone went on the offensive as a golf-ball company. It took on Titleist’s enormous market share and, to its credit, made some headway forging a … Read more