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 GolfChannel.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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Feb 11, 2017 9:08 PM ET
Jordan Spieth put a death grip on the AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am in Round 3, taking a six-shot lead with his second straight 65. Read More
Jan 25, 2017 9:23 AM ET
With the PGA Merchandise Show underway in Orlando, Fla., we identify 10 of the game's greatest innovations of the past 50 years. Read More
Jan 25, 2017 7:30 AM ET
Karsten Solheim's development of heel-and-toe weighting for putters was the 'Anser' to many a desperate golfer's prayers. Read More