A golfers' paradise

From June of 1932, when he arrived in Tokyo, until the war between the United States and the Empire of Japan began in December 1941, Joseph Grew served as the United States Ambassador to Japan.

Golf and Health

Some people are interested in golf; even more are interested in health. This new article in the British Journal of Sports Medicine is a consensus statment “to guide action by people, policymakers and the golf industry.

Shopping for magazines in 7-11 at 4 a.m.

On August 23 at 4 a.m., Andrew McDaniel and I walked into a 7-11 in Fukuoka to get the latest issue of Weekly Golf Digest. Golf magazines in Japan are pretty amazing to begin with.

"Never has a sport needed to adapt more"

In the latest World Golf Report, I came across a link to Giles Morgan’s post on Sport – it’s all about Darwinning. This was a broad discussion of sports thriving – or not.

Turfgrass at a Tourism Convention

I’ll be speaking at the Thailand Golf Travel Mart in Khao Yai next week as part of the Thailand Golf Paradise seminar about course design, renovation, maintenance, and operations. These are the slides for my presentation about the best playing conditions with the fewest inputs.