Nope, no one overtook Tiger Woods as the No. 1-ranked player in the world. The new No. 1 we're talking about is the top course in the U.S. as ranked by Golf Digest, writes Ron Whitten.
Plenty of greats were tortured the last time the Open was played at Carnoustie, in 1999. How will the old Scottish brute play this year?
Golf Digest again ranks Pine Valley G.C. in New Jersey as No. 1 for 2007-2008.
Credit for shaping the earliest versions of this year's Open venue is shared (but not equally) by three pioneers.
Oakmont eliminated more than 5,000 trees but regained its bruising, one-of-a-kind image.
The old Augusta National caddies are long gone. All but Carl Jackson, who has a couple of records -- and a lot of stories.
Tiger Woods' first golf course architecture project is all about the money. It's enough to make us feel sorry for him.
Medinah CC will host this week's PGA Championship, but here's the story of how it almost didn't come to fruition.
Yet more dramatic changes should lead to more drama for the PGA Championship finish.
Whether you call it Royal Liverpool, Hoylake or an historic English links, this course is no place for a major championship in the 21st century, writes Ron Whitten.
Weather will determine how an old-money course plays for the U.S. Women's Open -- and who will win, writes Ron Whitten.
Only the USGA's set-up committee can make the historic West Course play as tough as it did in previous Opens.
Past champions Jack Nicklaus and Arnold Palmer end their silence and criticize course changes to Augusta National.
There is now a full network of TPC courses around the country, but Sawgrass -- the original -- remains the best, writes Ron Whitten.
Though the previous generation didn't care for Sawgrass' quirks, today's players say it ranks as one of the tour's top courses.
No surprise: Pebble Beach tops Golf Digest's list of places you can play.