Articles by John Strege

Golfsmith founder and innovator Carl Paul, 83, has died

Carl Paul, a pioneer in the golf club component industry that led to the golf retail chain Golfsmith, died last week in Austin Texas, home since 1973. He was 83. Paul, who graduated from what now is known as Texas A&M, was an engineer by trade. In 1967, he played golf for the first time, Read more…

Europe retains Solheim Cup as match ends in 14-14 tie

A Solheim Cup that other than the initial session on Friday morning could not have been closer accordingly finished in a 14-14 tie that allowed the defending champion Team Europe to retain the cup at Finca Cortesin in Andalucia, Spain. Team USA jumped to a 4-0 lead on Friday morning, but by Saturday evening the Read more…

The 18 most memorable US Women’s Opens, ranked

There have been a variety of winners – from phenoms and Hall of Famers to dark horses and unknowns – winning in all sorts of ways. There have been tears of joy shed, and tears of heartbreak, too.