Metro Golf Magazines

Publisher, Editor-in-Chief

Location: Charlotte, N.C., Metro Area

250,000+ annual readership — national, regional and local golf news

P.O. Box 1027
Davidson, NC 28036

Phone(s): (704) 902-5566
Twitter handle: @Reid_Spencer

Reid SpencerReid Spencer is an award-winning golf and auto racing writer based in Davidson, N.C. His professional career includes stints as a sportswriter with the Charlotte (N.C.) Observer and Sporting News Magazine.

He is the author of the Sporting News book “50 Greatest Golfers: A Celebration of the All-Time Best.” Over the years, Spencer has written for a wide variety of major daily newspapers, The Associated Press, and such varied publications as TV Guide and

With wife Lee Spencer, he publishes the Metro Golf Magazines website, with emphasis on golf travel and commentary. Spencer has served as president of the Carolinas Golf Reporters Association and as president of the National Motorsports Press Association.

An avid golfer, Spencer played on the varsity team at Yale University, where he earned a degree in drama. An accomplished songwriter and guitarist, he records and performs with the original James Reid Band and with the NASCAR-centric Pit Road Pickers.


A sample of Reid’s work:

Champion Hills: A Tom Fazio Masterpiece

Olivas Links: Understated, Elegant and a Lot of Fun to Play

Big Island Country Club: An Under-the-radar Gem

Nicklaus North Palm Beach CC: A Real Bear