co-founder and editor of MyPhillyGolf, spent 35 years as a newspaper reporter and
columnist, including 26 years at The Philadelphia Inquirer, the last 13
of which he was the golf writer.
Logan has also written for Golf magazine, Golf World, Golfweek, Golf.com, the USGA, the PGA of America and various
other golf websites and publications. Eighty-one course reviews he wrote over
the years for the Inquirer’s Sunday Golf Report were collected into a book, "Playing a Round."
Logan has appeared on the Golf
Channel’s Grey Goose’s 19th Hole and Viewers Forum,
as well as in several of the network’s Top 10 programs and
documentaries, including Tiger vs. Jack. He is a frequent guest on
Making the Turn, on XM Radio’s PGA Tour Network Channel.
Locally, he frequently appears on Inside
Golf on Comcast SportsNet and Golf Talk Life on WNTP-AM (990-AM)
A native of North Carolina, Logan
dabbled in small college golf, before earning a degree in journalism from the
University of South Carolina.
Ron Romanik is principal of Romanik Communications (www.romanik.com), operating out of Morgantown, PA, which specializes in crafting
effective B2B and B2C product, brand, and packaging messages, founded with a
mantra of "Authentic Stories. Resonant Tones. Sustainable Brands."
is passionate about brands, sustainability, writing, and – of course
– golf. He is also former Editor-in-Chief of Pennsylvania Golfer and Package Design Magazine, a national
lifelong resident of southeastern PA (in Berks, Bucks, Montgomery, and
Philadelphia Counties), Ron has been lucky enough to kick it around a vast
majority of the public courses in the region, and a good number of the private
tracks as well. Ron has also given back to the game by being a Board Member of
the Berks County Golf Association
and the Chester County Council BSA, which runs the successful Dick Vermeil
Celebrity Golf Invitational.
an 8 handicap, Ron knows his scant few glory days are far behind him, but he
still enjoys entering in local amateur golf tournaments. The Imperfect Lies Blog will celebrate the
active and vibrant Philadelphia golf community, in turns informative,
thought-provoking, and irreverent.
Mark Anderson, Teaching Professional at Philadelphia Cricket Club, is Head Women’s Golf Coach at the University of Pennsylvania and past president of the Philadelphia
Section PGA (2009-11).
He now joins MyPhillyGolf as
Teaching Professional and blogger.
He’ll write and post instructional videos.
Prior to joining the Cricket Club in 2008, Anderson was Director of Golf and
Amenities at Talamore Country Club in Ambler and, from 1998
to 2006, Head Professional at Heidelberg
Country Club in Bernville, Pa.
He played college golf at Florida
Southern College and, later, at Indiana
University of Pennsylvania, from which he graduated in 1990 with a degree
in business administration.
A Certified PGA Professional in golf instruction and golf operations, Anderson has held a number of positions
with the Philadelphia Section of the
Professional Golfers Association
(PGA), culminating with his term two-year as president. He is currently the Honorary President of
the Philadelphia Section.
Anderson has also served as Vice
President of the Berks County Golf
Association and spent several years as captain of the professional team at
the Berks County Pro-Am Challenge. In 2007, Anderson won the Bill Strausbaugh Award for his work with the Philadelphia PGA Mentoring program,
which helps apprentice professionals and assists them in becoming members of
the PGA. In January 2009, Anderson was honored with the Philadelphia
Section PGA's Horton Smith Award, which is given in recognition of
continuing contributions to professional education.
Under Anderson, the Penn Quakers women golfers won the Ivy
League Championship by 22 strokes in 2010, earning their first-ever trip to the
NCAA Regionals. In 2011-12, despite missing two regulars
in the lineup, the Quakers took
second place in the Ivy League
Championship. In four years as Penn's head coach, Anderson has a record of 266-160-3.
I am very excited to join the team at MyPhillyGolf.com as the Teaching Professional. I
am looking forward to contributing golf tips, videos and my thoughts on golf
instruction, professional golf and golf in Philadelphia. It is an
exciting time for golf in the Philadelphia area and no one covers it better
Here Anderson’s personal teaching