Al Tays

Tays joined GolfChannel.com 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 FoxSports.com.

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 GC.com 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

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Aug 26, 2016 6:32 PM ET
A final-hole bogey brought Patrick Reed's pursuers, including Rickie Fowler, Jordan Spieth and Jason Day, a little closer. Read More
Aug 25, 2016 6:33 PM ET
Martin Laird and Patrick Reed matched rounds of 5-under 66 to take a one-shot lead after the first round of The Barclays, the first event of the FedEx Cup Playoffs. Read More
Aug 18, 2016 6:13 PM ET
A judge in Cleveland sentenced a son and former daughter-in-law of the late Charlie Sifford to 2 ½ years in prison for stealing from the estate of the pioneering African-American golfer. Read More