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Mike Bailey

Senior Staff Writer

Mike Bailey is a senior staff writer based in Houston. Focusing primarily on golf in the United States, Canada, the Caribbean and Latin America with an occasional trip to Europe and beyond, he contributes course reviews, travel stories and features as well as the occasional equipment review. An award-winning writer and past president of Texas Golf Writers Association, he has more than 25 years in the golf industry. Before accepting his current position in 2008, he was on staff at PGA Magazine, The Golfweek Group and AvidGolfer Magazine. Follow Mike on Twitter at @MikeBaileyGA and Instagram at @MikeStefanBailey.

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June 27, 2022
A Division I golfer shares what golf fashions line her closet.
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June 27, 2022
The 2022 U.S. Open and the first stateside LIV Golf both feature composite layouts using holes from two separate courses.
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June 27, 2022
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June 23, 2022
The "Top 100 under $100" finally delivers a list of courses that every golfer can afford.
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June 22, 2022
Pinpoint wedges have helped McIlroy play some of the best golf of his career lately. Learn his technique and get more shot-saving tips from the four-time major champion.
4 Min Read
June 20, 2022
Fitzpatrick's analytical approach to every shot and his pin-in putting give golfers food for thought.
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June 20, 2022
U.S. Open-winning (old) putter technology, new irons from a maverick Texas company and a quick review of a new rangefinder feature in this month's edition.
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June 16, 2022
Watch featured groups and holes from The Country Club over Father's Day weekend.
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June 15, 2022
Golf course news and notes: June, 2022.
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June 13, 2022
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June 13, 2022
The USGA founder club that saw early-20th-century golf's greatest underdog story hosts the national championship for the first time in 35 years.
2 Min Read
June 13, 2022
'The Phantom of the Open' will delight audiences.
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June 13, 2022
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June 10, 2022
We must protect this clubhouse.
6 Min Read
June 9, 2022
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2 Min Read
June 7, 2022
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6 Min Read
June 6, 2022
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June 2, 2022
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June 2, 2022
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6 Min Read
June 2, 2022
The new, lighter Arccos 3.0 sensors help bring Big Data into your golf game.
6 Min Read
May 30, 2022
This remote escape minutes from the Canadian border is ready for major expansion.
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May 30, 2022
This legendary resort in North Carolina Sandhills will show off its connection to two legends - Donald Ross and Peggy Kirk Bell - by hosting its fourth U.S. Women's Open.
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May 26, 2022
The Midwest dominates our selections, but there are great golf getaway options from coast to coast.
1 Min Read
May 26, 2022
Hey, what'd you make back on the 258th?
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