Tag: golf

Mar 20

Romance and the Game of Golf

Romance and the Game of Golf

The Game of Golf Made for Romance? It never ceases to amaze me how people choose to get together. Sometimes I think we’re too much in love with the dark side of the mind and our treasure trove of sad memories that we drag around behind us all day like a badge of honor. Misery …

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Mar 06

Reading the Green-Science and Art

Green Reading

Green Reading Perplexing? My wife tells me that I should not become too overly-invested in having Paula Creamer give me a lag putt lesson this Christmas, as Ms. Creamer probably has other plans for the holidays. I asked about my birthday this spring, and got the same answer. That dream being dashed, she suggested that …

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Dec 31

Happy New Year, Rory and Caroline!

Rory and Caroline!

  Golf and Tennis-Caroline Says Yes to Rory   So, as we learned today, Rory McIlroy’s Christmas list worked out pretty well, considerably better than most other years, I would think. The question was popped in Sydney, and that word is dynamic enough to suggest that someone should hit it back, and who better than …

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Dec 28

It’s Golf’s Off-Season – What Shall We Talk About?

  The Silly Season for Golf     Some people call it “silly season.” People are still playing golf during the off-season, of course, but none of the big stuff is happening, and the LPGA is taking a little longer breath before they visit the Bahamas. When football bowl season ends, it’s ok for a …

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Dec 26

Crime and Golf – Japanese PGA Cleaning House

Japanese PGA All Quit Most of us grew up in the television age, and have seen all the archetypal signs of organized crime. It runs the gamut, from machine gun blasts and shiny black Duesenbergs screaming around the city corners of Chicago to Marlon Brando’s brooding expressions and mumbled ethnic dialects. In the world of …

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Dec 22

Olympic Golf – A Few Thoughts on Rio

Olympic Golf – A Few Thoughts on Rio

Golf at the Summer Olympic Games Yes, this is exciting. It’s the first time that golf has been included in the Summer Olympic Games since St. Louis in 1904, when Canada and the United States were the only countries to compete. That’s 112 years ago. The automobile was just getting started, and no one had …

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Dec 17

Golf in 2013-That was the Year That Was

Duffering

Ten Weird 2013 Golf Events I saw a list of ten weird events that occurred during the last season of professional golf. I don’t know if they’d necessarily make my top ten. Being from the Pacific Northwest, I think the idea of a woman being bitten by a water moccasin during a golf tournament 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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Aug 04

Fresno Golf – Finding Fort Washington

Fort Washington An Alister McKenzie Design So, what are we supposed to do while waiting for the wind to die down in Fife, Scotland, until play resumes for the third round of the Women’s British Open? That depends, actually, on where you choose to follow the tournament. What are we supposed to do if we …

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