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Kent State – Coach, Mascot, Team Effective

Kent State Has a Hall of Fame Coach, Excellent Teams – and that Mascot? I always wondered where some universities came up with their mascots. As an Oregon fan, it still took a little while to get used to Puddles (Donald Duck on rent from Disney) prancing along the sideline. Then, I saw him on …

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Don Byers Going to College

Don Byers Going to College

61-Year Old Byers Joining the Golf Team I was once offered a TA position in another field when I was in my early 60s,  after my college and grad school days were long gone. I enjoyed the moment, and was grateful for the sentiment, but otherwise,  was only somewhat amused. Boy, was that a big …

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What? No College?

College No Longer the Automatic Choice for Golfers If I had told my parents that I intended to skip college, you would have seen the mushroom cloud and heard the sonic boom thousands of miles away. Of course, an athletic scholarship was not in play for me, but it’s still a sobering proposition to stake …

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Golf IQ and College

Golf IQ – How Much Intelligence Does It Take to Play Golf Well I wonder about things like – how much intelligence does it take to play golf well, or is it much more of an experiential thing, a feeling thing? And, isn’t that a sort of intelligence? Then I wonder about the whole collegiate …

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