Joe Passov

Joe Passov, has been writing about golf since 1991, with a specialty in travel, history and golf course architecture. In 2019, the American Society of Golf Course Architects honored Passov with the Donald Ross Award, for contributions to golf and to golf course design. He lives in Cave Creek, Ariz., with his wife Betsy, whose favorite courses are Cypress Point, Whistling Straits and Ballybunion.

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TFC's Joe Passov pays tribute to the 1973 British Open champion who battled unfavorable labels throughout his playing career before becoming a recognized, if not underappreciated, course architect. He died on Sunday at 79.
When Oregon's oldest golf course fell upon desolate and desperate times, Columbia Sportswear CEO Tim Boyle stepped in to transform Gearhart Golf Links into a cult classic