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AUTHOR : CHARLIE EPPS

author-charlie eppsKnown as "The Golf Doctor," Charlie Epps has been one of Houston's most respected PGA professionals for 30 years. He is the Director of Golf at Redstone Golf Club, home of the PGA Tour's Shell Houston Open.

Epps teaches two-time major champion Angel Cabrera and second-year Tour player Bobby Gates. Listen to Epps 9-10 a.m. Saturday mornings on Yahoo! Sports Radio on 1560 AM in Houston, channel 127 pm Sirius satellite and 242 XM.

He can be reached at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

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A Night Unlike Any Other

Written by Charlie Epps on Saturday, 01 May 2010

Every golf fan follows the Masters Tournament. It's the best, most popular golf event in the world and also has the most tradition. One of those is the Champions Dinner, which happens at Augusta on the Tuesday night before the event begins. The previous year's champion picks the menu. Only past champions are allowed to attend. Other than club

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My Favorite Masters Moments

Written by Charlie Epps on Thursday, 01 April 2010

It's Masters month, and I've been thinking about my favorite moments from my favorite tournament. There have been so many great moments; it was hard to pick just 10. Let's start in 1934, when Bobby Jones, the greatest amateur of all time, started the "Augusta National Invitation," (it became the Masters Tournament in 1939). Jones created the Holy

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Do You Know the Rules?

Written by Charlie Epps on Monday, 01 March 2010

I learned a hard lesson about the Rules of Golf while playing in the 1978 Houston Open. But, everything always works out for the best. On Sunday night after the final round of the '78 Houston Open, I got a call from none other than Gary Player. He had just won the tournament, his third victory in a row, including the Masters. Instead of being out

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Predictions for the 2010 Season

Written by Charlie Epps on Monday, 01 February 2010

We finished 2009 with quite a few surprises in the game of golf. We had four major winners that nobody really expected. But still, in my opinion, that was good for golf. I did predict that Michelle Wie would win her first tournament, which she did. I also predicted she'd be the LPGA Rookie of the Year, but she came up a little short on that one.

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