Category: Tell Your Stories

Dec 23

Golf, Christmas Past and Present

Golf, Christmas Past and Present

Christmas Had a Lot to Do with the Love Affair that is Golf Difficult as it is to remember the specifics of childhood at times, the wonderful moments of under-the-tree ecstasy still ring loud and clear. Many of them, in fact were directly involved with the game of golf, and a great deal of magical …

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Aug 19

Death on the Golf Course

death on golf course

Death is a Mystery, and Many Speak Wistfully of Dying on the Golf Course The anticipation of dying is, of course, something that has to be worked out by each human brain individually, according to his or her beliefs, ways of being and thinking. In terms of the game of golf, death is a strange …

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Aug 16

Golf in Ontario is Everywhere

Golf in Ontario is Everywhere

The Province of Ontario Has a Mania for Golf I have seen the lower stretch of Canada that lies between New Brunswick and Montreal, and I have spent much time in various parts of British Columbia and Alberta, so I already had an inkling of the national flavor for golf when we reached Niagara Falls …

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Feb 25

Relationships with Every Golf Club

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Which Golf Club do You Love or Hate Oh, go on and admit it. Those of us who take golf seriously, sometimes too seriously, have anthropomorphised golf clubs into relationships that represent iconic types of delightful and destructive human interactions. I’ve known one or two men through the years who take this to the extreme, …

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Dec 24

Holiday Memories and Look to Spring

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How the Holiday Season Has Changed Whatever holiday it is that a person celebrates, so long as it is a harbor for good memories, it still relates to what I’ve been feeling this morning. For me, it’s Christmas, and I’ll confess that I’m talking about the nostalgic memories and a little about the commercial side. …

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Dec 20

Play the Lie? Don’t Think So

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When to Play the Lie Respecting the Rule Book is Fine, but Sometimes It Surpasses Ridiculous I watched a youtube video the other day that in terms of logic, was an absolute horror. Somehow, a young golfer got out onto a frozen lake or large pond, where his golf ball sat. His intent, of course, …

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Oct 22

Golf in Wind and Rain

Wind and Rain Affect Your Golf Hit Low and Consider Not Playing at All I noticed on the news the other day that they went ahead and started an LPGA event in China just days after a typhoon roared through, Most of us have seen major thunderstorms at one time or another, and some of …

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Feb 16

Golfers and Interruptions

How golfers respond to interruptions Not Even the Nicest People Immune So, a guy walks into a proshop…and it turns out to be Bill Murray, the most beloved amateur golf caricature in the history of cinematic farce – the Caddyshack guy. He’s out at Pebble Beach, an appearance he makes every year, to participate in …

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Nov 30

Thanksgiving on the Greatest Little Driving Range in the World

Thanksgiving Brotherly Golf Love I’m sure that we all spent Thanksgiving in a variety of ways, and hope that they were enjoyed by all. I ate myself into oblivion like many of us do. It’s a day where “shouldn’t” is harder to find in the vocabulary. Before I did that, though, I took the greatest …

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May 20

Golf Cart Lunacy

Golf Cart Hot Rods Almost everyone who can remember being a teenager (more often men, I think) can remember an episode or two of inappropriate binges behind the wheel. For those of us who have more modest memories, we can still remember friends who were, by our standards, off the charts. In my case, I …

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