August 31, 2011 - 9:00am
Professional golf seems to hinge around the mythological name of Valhalla in the city of Louisville today. But how did that happen?
In 1986 Bob Tway won the PGA Championship tournament but in the city of Louisville for golf enthusiasts Tway wasn’t the biggest name, it was however, businessman Dwight Gahm.Gahm, in conjunction with his sons, had finally realized a dream. A dream of building a top notch golf course in the...
August 9, 2011 - 9:00am
The World Golf Hall of Fame is made up of icons in the game, several of which came through the Derby City.
In the derby city the game of Golf is a major part of life. With PGA course, Valhalla and the countless clubs produced by Louisville Slugger it goes without saying that plenty of hall of famers have passed through town.So, I decided to put my hypothesis to the test, the World Golf Hall of Fame has...
July 19, 2011 - 9:00am
The Renaissance Fun Park has seen some changes through the years but remains a staple of Middletown.
When I start to think about summer sports that dominated my childhood here in Louisville, a couple things come to mind: pickup basketball with the mantra “no blood, no foul,” street hockey- minus the skates because come on who am I fooling, I can’t go more than three inches before...
May 30, 2011 - 10:06am
Age is just a number and 61 year-old Tom Watson showed us that Sunday when he captured his 14th major championship in exciting fashion with a playoff at Valhalla Golf Club.
At the conclusion of Saturday’s third round I was licking my chops in anticipation for the inevitable showdown that was certain to take place Sunday afternoon. Some of the most recognizable names in championship golf were within 5 shots of the leader and all of them looked poised...
May 30, 2011 - 8:17am
Sunday saw the conclusion of the 72nd Senior PGA championship, and in a tournament that's been unpredictable to say the least the finale didn't disappoint.
Tom Watson was crowned the winner of the 72nd annual Senior PGA championship at Valhalla Sunday afternoon to a huge crowd.