At 50, the golf course remains an almost ‘spiritual’ place. BLUE RIVER — The quintessential Eugene sports columnist, Blaine Newnham, wrote defining columns in the 1970s and early 1980s about the Kamikaze Kids, Steve Prefontaine and the struggles of the University of Oregon football team. And, one day in the fall of 1971, shortly after […]
UNIVERSITY PLACE, Wash. — Five years ago, Blaine Newnham began writing a book about the history and development of Chambers Bay, the publicly owned links golf course south of Tacoma that opened in 2007 and will host the U.S. Open next June.
BANDON — Earlier in his career as a teacher of golf, Grant Rogers became passionate about links-style golf, with the challenges of shaping shots in the wind and rain of coastal courses.