Matt Ward

M. James Ward is a full member of the Golf Writers Association of America (GWAA) and the Met Golf Writers Association (MGWA). The 66-year-old Clifton, NJ native has been covering golf since 1980 and reported on over 100 major championships, 11 Ryder Cup matches and a host of other key tournament during that time frame. He has personally played over 2,000 courses globally and for 17 years served as national course rating panelist for Golf Digest and for 3 years did similarly for Golfweek. His writings include areas covering travel, equipment, apparel and in-depth Q&A interviews of the leading voices within the sport.