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Al Tays

Tays joined as assistant managing editor in 2011. He has more than 40 years experience in journalism, beginning with a stint as a police reporter in suburban Boston while still a freshman at Northeastern University. His professional travels have included stops at the (Fort Lauderdale) Sun-Sentinel, Miami Herald, Boston Globe, Atlanta Journal-Constitution, Golf World magazine (where he was Managing Editor), Palm Beach Post and

Though primarily an editor, he is also a decorated writer, his work having been recognized by the Golf Writers Association of America, Associated Press Sports Editors, Florida Sports Writers, Cox Newspapers and PGA of America, South Florida Section.

He is the creator of the series, 'The Challenged Tour,' which seeks to spotlight the many inspirational tales of fellow disabled golfers. He lists as his favorite golf moment 'my next (good) tee shot.'

Latest articles by Al Tays

Jul 19, 2014 1:53 AM ET

Grayson Murray of Raleigh, N.C., led the first round of the Southern Amateur with a 6-under-par 66.

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Jul 12, 2014 9:55 PM ET

It was painful to watch Wes Short Jr. on Saturday at the U.S. Senior Open. Short's back began to flare up when he hit his tee shot on the second hole, and continued throughout the round.

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Jul 6, 2014 6:32 PM ET

The image of I.K. Kim in disbelief after lipping out a 1-foot putt that would have won the 2012 Kraft Nabisco Championship is, unfortunately, one of the most unforgettable in golf.

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