Biography of Golfer Ben Arda

Ben Arda was a Filipino pro golfer whose biggest successes were in the 1960s and 1970s. He played on the Japan Tour and on the precursor to the Asian Tour. Along the way, he became the first golfer from the Philippines to play in two of the majors.

How to Play the Golf Game Named 'Hard Work'

"Hard Work" is the name of a golf game that is a variation on the standard skins game format. That variation? In Hard Work, the easier holes on the golf course are worth less, and the more difficult holes are worth more.

34 Slang Terms Golfers Have for Bunkers and Sand

Dang it, you just hit into the sand again. Another bunker. If it's been one of those days on the golf course, you might follow such a shot with a few choice words. Yes, those kinds of words, but also the kinds of words that follow: Slang germs for golf bunkers and sand.

Golfer George Archer: Bio of the Masters Winners

George Archer won more than a dozen times on the PGA Tour from the 1960s into the 1980s, including The Masters. Then he won nearly 20 more times on the Champions Tour. His is remembered as one of the tallest pros to be that successful, and as one of his era's best putters.

Turtle Bay Championship Golf Tournament (Champions Tour)

The Turtle Bay Championship, originally and for many years called the Kaanapali Classic, was a golf tournament on the Champions Tour. It was played for more than 20 years in Hawaii, usually in January as one of the earliest events on the Champions Tour schedule.

Most Years With a Win on LPGA Tour (All-Time Record)

Which LPGA Tour golfer holds the record for the most individual years posting a victory on tour? You won't be surprised to learn that the record-holder is the LPGA's all-time winningest golfer. And her record? She posted LPGA victories in more than 20 different years.

McCall's LPGA Classic, Former Tour Event

The McCall's LPGA Classic was a golf tournament on the LPGA Tour that was played a half-dozen times in the 1990s. It took place in Vermont. It was 72 holes for all but its last playing, when it was shortened to 54 holes.

Golfer Carolyn Hill: Holder of All-Time LPGA Record

Carolyn Hill won only once on the LPGA Tour. But that one victory got this U.S. Women's Amateur champ into the pro record books: When she won in 1994, she set an LPGA Tour record for most starts before earning one's first victory.

LPGA Record: Most Starts Before Winning

You play on one of the world's best golf tours for years ... and years ... without winning. Then, finally, that first win comes. It was a long wait, but it sure was worth it.

Study Confirms Importance of Confidence in Putting Success

Many experiments over the years have been done to test the psychology of putting and, specifically, whether confidence in one's putting has a quantifiably positive effect on a golfer's putting success. One of our favorites was done back in 2011 and reported on by the American Association for the Advancement of Science.