Trip Kuehne: A long rainbow ends at Bandon Dunes

By Ron Bellamy | Golf, Oregon, Oregon Coast |

Trip Kuehne’s quest for an individual USGA title finishes in the 2007 Mid-Amateur In 1994, a young golf sensation, 18-year-old Tiger Woods, rallied from a five-stroke deficit with 12 holes to play to defeat Oklahoma State junior Trip Kuehne and win the U.S. Amateur crown. Woods went on to become Tiger Woods, dominant on the […]

Hickory golf: Playing an old game a new way with old clubs

By Ron Bellamy | Golf, Oregon, Washington |

Northwest Hickory Players pay homage to the history of the game Fascinated by the history of golf, Martin Pool began playing with hickory-shafted clubs, dating from the late 1800s and the early decades of the 1900s, to become personally connected to the game as it was played a century ago. “What better way to understand […]