Articles by Max Adler

How Will We Celebrate?: Let’s steer golf’s popularity the right way

The other day I heard a somewhat disturbing story from a golf coach. He was at a PGA Jr. League event, which, as you know, is that innovative and excellent program modeled after Little League baseball in which teams of kids wearing individually numbered “golf jerseys” compete against other towns in a scramble format. This Read more…

The ultimate life of a band of golfers

As a golfer, I’m not scared by the thin end of a limb, so I’ll say it here: No rock band has a greater collective golf IQ than Umphrey’s McGee. Five of six band members are avid. They first performed together while students at the University of Notre Dame in 1998, and in the 2023 Read more…

October Cover Story: Finau In Full

The winner of our newest tour nice guys ranking on what it means to be selfless, why he’s not playing the LIV Tour and how he maintains his killer instinct (with a smile).

Rebuilding Casey Martin

Twenty-two years after successfully suing the PGA Tour for the right to use a cart, he’s fighting to play again.

Theatre of thrills

Why the easy 18th at the Old Course is golf’s greatest finishing hole.

What’s your happy ending?

The other day I’m forwarded something called “Dear Younger Me”.  A slight roll of the eyes. The device hasn’t been popularised so much as pulverised by pro athletes and their ghostwriters to recount career achievements without the risk of sounding self-indulgent because the message is suppositionally for an audience of one.

Indoor Golf: Field & Screen

Indoor golf is an alternative to the ‘real’ thing in South Korea. Join us as we give it a try.