David Weiss

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David Weiss, a Detroit native, divides his time equally between the worlds of golf and music. In the former, he was west coast editor and frequent contributor to Golf & Travel magazine, and in the latter he is known as David Was, half of the writing/producing team that created the band Was (Not Was). Weiss, a University of Michigan grad, began his career as a journalist with the Detroit Sun as an investigative reporter and arts reviewer. Moving to Los Angeles in 1980, he became the jazz writer for Daily Variety and the L.A. Herald Examiner. His byline has also appeared in Entertainment Weekly, Rolling Stone and the Detroit News, as well as Travel & Leisure Golf and Golf Tips. In the music sphere, David Was has produced music and co-written songs with Bob Dylan, Iggy Pop, Rickie Lee Jones, Roy Orbison and many others. He produced the soundtrack to the "X-Files" feature film and has scored the music for CBS' "The Education of Max Bickford" and ABC's "That Was Then.

Recent articles
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May 13, 2022
Drop and give me 18.
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May 12, 2022
Sensei Lanai, a Four Seasons Resort, can help golfers get in better shape - physically, mentally and emotionally - on and off the course.
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May 11, 2022
These major champions got it done under the most intense pressure. They can help you do the same.
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May 9, 2022
We round up the golf books titles worth your leisure time.
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May 9, 2022
Here's how to play - and stay - where the pros play.
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May 5, 2022
Despite a limited Greek golf culture, this 72-hole golf resort offers everything a golfer could want.
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May 3, 2022
At the moment, mask and testing mandates are in a state of flux. Many international destinations are relaxing rules to encourage overseas travel. We recently took advantage to visit Greece for the first time.
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May 2, 2022
Playing Del Monte at Pebble Beach Resorts on its 125th birthday reminded us that historical, classical golf is the best golf.
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May 2, 2022
I'm participating in a Youth on Course 100 Hole Hike this summer. Why aren't you?
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April 28, 2022
Launch monitors are slowly but surely becoming more affordable for the common golfer.
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April 28, 2022
Famous, historic and exclusive clubs are all offering rounds to help with turf research in 2022.
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April 25, 2022
New offerings from big names and some smaller-brand curiosities abound this month.
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April 25, 2022
A Greg Norman design at Vidanta Nuevo Vallarta hosts the world's best players April 25-May 1.
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April 21, 2022
Quality products and a focus on the environment work in tandem more than ever in golf.
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April 21, 2022
The Els for Autism 2022 Golf Challenge opens golf club doors while serving children around the world.
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April 21, 2022
This new heavyweight just might be the king of all golf books.
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April 21, 2022
With three 'anchor sites,' the USGA seems to be tightening the rotation of courses that could hold its flagship event for the foreseeable future.
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April 19, 2022
This may not be the first Caribbean nation you'd visit for golf, but that helps it fly under the radar.
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April 18, 2022
Just because it's dark doesn't mean you can't play your favorite game.
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April 15, 2022
Tiger Woods used Full Swing's new KIT model as part of his pre-2022 Masters prep and on the grounds of Augusta National.
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April 15, 2022
We can use the wood.
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April 14, 2022
Only a select group of courses have received solely five-star reviews since launching our platform nearly a decade ago.
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April 13, 2022
Golf course news & notes: April, 2022.
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April 12, 2022
New series from Martin Hall seeks to demystify one of the scariest places on any golf course.
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April 11, 2022
No matter the leaderboard, Augusta National never disappoints.
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