LYTHAM ST. ANNES, England – Mark Calcavecchia won the British Open in 1989 at Royal Troon and asked a question that surely was on everyone's mind.
Texas isn’t the birthplace of golf.
It did not even get its American start in the state, but you could make an argument the modern game was crafted and shaped there.
If the Golfchannel.com series “1912: A Year That Changed the Game” whet your appetite for wanting more stories about Ben Hogan, Byron Nelson and Sam Snead, there is a new book
In 1957 Ben Hogan, with a stylized assist from golf writing legend Herbert Warren Wind, penned “Five Lessons: The Modern Fundamentals of Golf.”