Blaine Newnham, Author
Blaine was a sports editor and columnist for 11 years with the Eugene Register-Guard, and an associate editor and sports columnist for The Seattle Times for 23 years. He is a featured writer in Golf Getaways magazine, and is a constant contributor to Pacific Northwest Golfer magazine and Cybergolf.com, as well as Golfweek magazine. He covered the 1966 U.S. Open, following Ben Hogan around the Olympic Club. He covered his first Masters in 1987 when Larry Mize chipped in to beat Greg Norman in a playoff, and his last Masters in 2005. He covered the four majors of the “Tiger Slam,” when Woods won his four consecutive championships, and was there to watch Payne Stewart’s par putt to win the 1999 U.S. Open at Pinehurst. He covered five Olympic Games – Mexico City, Munich, Los Angeles, Seoul, and Athens – before retiring in early 2005 from the Times. He has authored two previous books: “The Running Experience” and Barnes and Nobles’ “Golf Basics.” In 2005, Blaine received the Distinguished Service Award from the Northwest Golf Media Association. He is a regular member of the Golf Writers Association of America. He and his wife, Joanna, live in Indianola, Wash.
Tom Cade, Editor & Publisher
Tom is the editor of Pacific Northwest Golfer magazine, which is published by the Pacific Northwest Golf Association (PNGA). He is also the Sr. Director of Communications for the PNGA and the Washington State Golf Association. He was president of the Northwest Golf Media Association from 2010-2015, and received the NWGMA Distinguished Service Award in 2016. He is a regular member of the Golf Writers Association of America.
Most of the photography in “America’s St. Andrews” is the work of these professionals:
Rob Perry, www.robperry.com
Jason Mercio, www.merciophotography.com
Chris Anderson, 2-chris-anderson.artistwebsites.com/
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