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Past articles by Sam:

Did Nick Watney’s WHOOP fitness tracker provide the key to coronavirus diagnosis?

Nick Watney and other PGA Tour players are wearing a device that monitors breathing rate and may detect symptoms of coronavirus → Read More

Should the PGA Tour return without caddies?

In a debut of our point/counterpoint pitting a scratch golfer against a mid-level chopper, we explore whether a stripped-down PGA Tour should consider leaving loopers at home. → Read More

Scott Stallings was roasted for citing reasons tour players won't return. They just weren't his reasons

“I’m ready to play,” Stallings said. “I’ll play holding my bag over my head. I’ll play with one club.” → Read More

Is Sergio Garcia's career a success or disappointment?

In our latest installment of the “Great Golf Debates” writers Christopher Powers and Sam Weinman tackle the pressing question: Is Sergio Garcia's career a success or disappointment? → Read More

Our most popular stories of 2019

The stories on Golf Digest's list of most popular stories is a representative swath of our best reporting and writing. → Read More

When father and son start playing golf together, lessons in progress and expectations for both

There's no better game to enjoy with your children, but it will also teach them things don't always go as they should. → Read More

Masters 2019: For leaders, there's a sneaky advantage to Sunday’s early start

An early start means less sleep, but also less time to think. → Read More

Masters 2019: 10 burning questions and how they were answered after Day 1

The first round at least offered a partial glimpse of how the week might unfold. → Read More

Masters 2019: With the first round approaching, a final stab at predictions

On the Golf Digest Podcast, debating the most pressing topics before play begins for real. → Read More

Arnold Palmer once mistakenly paid his Masters caddie for a win more than he earned himself

Given recent questions about what to pay a local caddie, this story seems appropriate. → Read More

Read the email a caddie sent that landed him a job on tour

It could be a decent blueprint for other prospective caddies as well → Read More

Can meditation make you a better golfer? Yes . . . eventually

An experiment with three golfers revealed the practice can make a difference. Just not the one you might expect. → Read More

Woman struck in eye at Ryder Cup says fans "were taking pictures" instead of helping

Corrine Remande holds the event accountable for her injury, but not Brooks Koepka. → Read More

There is no such thing as momentum in the Ryder Cup

Focusing too much on positive or negative energy draws a connection between belief and execution that doesn’t exist. → Read More

Tiger Woods was asked about President Trump and his answer was pretty much what you'd expect

In even the best of circumstances, Tiger Woods doesn’t say much. → Read More

New FedEx Cup system would spot leader a 10-under score to start Tour Championship, according to report

The PGA Tour is finalizing a new FedEx Cup structure in which the FedEx Cup leader will begin the Tour Championship at 10-under par, and the rest of the 30-man field's scores will be staggered according to their position. → Read More

PGA Championship 2018: Tiger Woods has never come from behind to win a major. But when has he come closest?

Reviewing the closest calls of Woods' remarkable career. → Read More

Are these "super group" pairings worth all the fuss? Two editors debate

A pairing of marquee players together has pros and cons. → Read More

Peter Thomson, Australian legend and five-time Open champion, dies at 88

Thomson had endured a long battle with Parkinson's Disease. → Read More

U.S. Open 2018: The one strategic way Fox Sports has scaled back its coverage

At least when it comes to the number of announcers, the broadcaster has decided less is more. → Read More