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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

Jan 16, 2015 8:30 AM ET
Revealing my favorite moment over the last 20 years: the intersection of Jack Nicklaus and Tiger Woods at St. Andrews. Read More
Dec 30, 2014 8:30 AM ET
Tiger Woods decided Sean Foley wasn't 'the one.' That renewed hope in this golf fan and it's my favorite moment of the season. Read More
Nov 29, 2014 8:00 AM ET
Fred Gutierrez was partially paralyzed by a suicide attempt. Golf has been a key part of the recovery of his body - and his soul. Read More