Rex Hoggard

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Rex Hoggard is a veteran sports writer and a senior writer for, serving as a beat writer for golf’s professional tours. Hoggard handles breaking news, features and opinion stories and contributes to the network’s news reporting team on-site at PGA Tour events and at golf’s major championships.

In addition to his writing contributions for the network, he serves as a co-host on Morning Drive.

Before joining Golf Channel, Hoggard accumulated more than 15 years of journalism experience, including nine years at Golfweek Magazine. He began his career at the Orlando Sentinel, then worked as a staff reporter for the Highline News in Washington before joining Golfweek in 1999. Hoggard also served in the United States Marine Corps from 1986-’90.




  • Clubhouse at Shiskine Golf & Tennis Club

  • Players have plenty of respect for this year's Open venue. But there isn't much practical experience.

  • MACHRIHANISH, Scotland – Final match at Machrihanish Dunes went much like the first edition – hopeless deficits followed by high drama.

  • MACHRIHANISH, Scotland – Spotted professional journeyman Scott Dunlap teeing off behind us this morning.

  • MACHRIHANISH, Scotland – Rain has let up to make way for a perfect Scottish morning. The only problem is a closed cattle gate and four sluggish cows. Welcome to rush hour in Machrihanish.

  • MACHRIHANISH, Scotland – Last night in this corner of Argyll heaven. The rain is starting to fall harder, blotting out views of the Isles of Islay and Jura. We even got a glimpse of Northern Ireland before the mist moved in.

  • SOUTHEND, Scotland – Following a windblown 18 at Machrihanish Dunes – which, by the by, is every bit as interesting as its much-elder sister Machrihanish, lacking only time to mature – we inhale a quick lunch and head d

  • MACHRIHANISH, Scotland – Thanks to Peter, The Caddie we finish. While the golf was nothing to blog home about, the match is pitched.

  • MACHIRHANISH, Scotland – Immediate comparison of Machrihanish Dunes is to Bandon Dunes, the links gem located in the Pacific Northwest, but our caddie Peter had another American classic in mind.

  • MACHIRHANISH, Scotland – First trip around Machrihanish Dunes and the layout is as good as advertised.