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Kenya Open – New Golf Destination

“Magical” Kenya Open Joins European Tour for Inaugural Event If we are to fully grasp what is happening to the game of golf around the world, dropping some old perceptions will be prerequisite, especially when it comes to the African continent. Those of us who grew up in the age of fictitious movies and novels …

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Hosung Choi – What a Swinger

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Korean Hosung Choi a New Craze in the West With Unusual Swing One of these days, I’m going to take a few hours to total up the refund I want from all the golf lessons I took back in yesteryear. I was assured that unless my swing was sculpted into this or that, I would …

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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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Bockerstette Takes on Scottsdale

Amy Bockerstette, Golfer with Down Syndrome, Masters Legendary Hole, Makes Huge Statement It’s nice to have a friend with the perfect one-liner during those times in which we get above ourselves or think less of others.  They are especially helpful when we fall into the human trap of making assumptions based on ignorant perceptions. The …

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Weber, Johnston Clean Ocean at Pebble Beach

Alex Weber, Jack Johnston Removing Golf Balls from Ocean at Pebble Beach I do not recall being particularly sensitive to the environment as a high school student. I was going along in my bliss assuming that all the good things of life would stay the same without my help. When I learned of the six …

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Checking in with Alexa Pano

Young Champion Pano Making Good on Early Promise A women’s golf publication recently hailed child golf star Alexa Pano as a “new sensation.” I suppose that as she nears the time in which she will increasingly play against older competition, that is true. However, as a sensation, she is not new. It was my pleasure …

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Golf as Therapy – Better Hourly Rate

Golfers of Every Age Able to Process Better with Golf Course Therapy I chanced upon an item this morning concerning Greg Norman and a special man he met named Steve Milnikoff. The meeting was profound enough that Mr. Milnikoff got a golf lesson and some good light-hearted conversation out of the Australian star. It seems …

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On-Course Interviews? Absurd!

PGA Testing On-Course Interviews – Many Possible Problems The Tournament of Champions is coming up before too long in Kapalua, Hawaii. The state of Hawaii is fairly laid back, but a professional golfer with huge amounts of money riding on the next shot is generally not. Nevertheless, the next round of experiments with player/gallery relations …

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Questions – Hitting All the Shots

All Those Lessons, and I Still Have Questions I Forgot to Ask Here in the Pacific Northwest, it is Christmas Eve Day, and all the Christmas Eves of the past along with all their questions come rushing back when I sit and think about it. Golf was always present at Christmas Eve. What’s that behind …

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Gadget Technology for Christmas

Golf Technology Can be Fun and Helpful, but Something’s Lost I could spend the next two hours telling you all the joys of technology, and all the things I appreciate living with in this century, beginning with not having to ride a horse all the time. Closer to golf, I’m more than good with carts, …

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