Category: Golf Tournaments

John Daly: He’s Back – We Think

Make a list of the ten headlines you never expect to hear or see again in your life concerning the game of golf. One of them very well could be, “John Daly in contention at Masters.” Well, you’re going to hear and see it anyway, although with a significant qualification.     John Daly is, …

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Dubious Golf Honors: What’s Really Going On?

It’s a very nice game, played by very nice people, shooting very nice scores at the worst – right? Wrong. Just guess at how much expensive hardware lies at creek and pond bottoms (Charley Hoffman’s putter-what did he use the rest of the round?). What are they really saying after a bad shot as the …

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New Kid in Town: Golf World Gets Tebowed!

Like so much of America, I’ve been bitten by the Tim Tebow bug, especially with the New England Patriots lying in wait for the surprising Broncos this weekend. I like the guy, and I have no reason to rip on him for any reason. Not everything demands a moralistic response. Things are often just what …

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Pat Fletcher The Canadian Open Winner

Pat Fletcher

As this week’s Canadian Open gets under way, it will be 55 years since a Canadian, Pat Fletcher won this event. In 1954 when he won the tournament he was the first Canadian since 1914 to win the national championship. Pat Fletcher was born in 1916 at Clacton-On-Sea, England. Along with his mother, Edith and …

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A Fund Raising Charity Golf Tournament

A fund raising charity golf tournament must successfully balance two vital components. First and foremost, the object is to raise as much money for the cause as can be realistically generated with the tournament you have planned. Secondly, and no less important you must insure that the players in your tournament feel that they have received …

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Charity Golf Tournaments

There are probably more golf tournaments scheduled in the name of ‘charity’ than any other. Golfers have a good conscience and are thoughtful sincere people. Golfers are ‘doers’ and competitors. When a golfer can play the game of their heart and at the same time help to benefit a cause that is just as near …

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Women’s Golf Tournament

Planning A Women’s Golf Tournament Planning a women’s golf tournament can be quite a challenge but also very rewarding. Anytime you plan an event for a specific sub-section of the population, the number of possible participants is reduced. It’s lucky for those of us who enjoy organizing events that there are so many women who …

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