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Meditation? For Golf?

Is There a Place in the Golf Process for Meditation? My impressions of the golf world as it has appeared to me over the past half century are just that – impressions. I don’t know anything, but here goes anyway. Among these impressions is the sight of some golfers who flail away at multiple buckets …

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Golf Generations Come and Gone

Our Incomplete Golf Memories  with Passing of Generations is Sad As devotees of the game of golf, we try to hold on to former greatness. At times, we sort of remember, and sort of don’t. Of course, the game continues as new greats appear on the men’s and women’s tours. People we thought would endure …

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Shriners Hospitals for Children Open

Good Golf, Good Works – Iconic Shriners Event The Shriners Hospitals for Children Open is being held this week in Las Vegas at the TPC Summerlin. It is a sanctioned PGA event, but  not a typical one. If you despair about a shrinking concern for one another among human beings these days, tune in to …

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South America and Tour Golf

Munoz and Niemann in Two Straight Victories for South America We can argue all we want over who invented the game of golf, or the game that eventually became golf. For the modern world, however, it is Britain, more specifically Scotland. This being a given, the game arriving on Canadian and U.S. shores is a …

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World Long-Drive, It’s a Thing

World Long-Drive

World Long-Drive Champions Shoot Distance to Make Munis’ Mouths Water I have known about the long-drive championships since the first day I watched a golf tournament as a kid. The one who sticks out for me was George Bayer, so you can tell how long ago that was, and even he wasn’t the earliest. However, …

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Tahoe and Celebrities

Tahoe

American Century Championship at Tahoe For the past two days, I have been struck with a case of golf envy. Two men from the nearest branch of the family tree are in Nevada watching a golf tournament, and even got themselves hired on as marshals.  Before visions of arid desert with hundreds of miles of …

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Elderly Never Need to Stop Playing

Elderly Never Need to Stop Playing

For the Elderly, Golf Has Good News People look at age groups very differently. I am the same age as Tom Watson, and he shot the years of his life the other day. I can scarcely bring myself to use the word elderly looking in the mirror, but perhaps I will admit to being pre-elderly …

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Paradise Island Golf – Northern Style

Paradise Island Golf

An Undiscovered Paradise in the San Juan Islands of Washington State Let’s say that you have finally scored that golf tour trip to Hawaii, or perhaps Tahiti, or some other version of paradise in the world.  Or, let’s say that someone else scored it for you, and you didn’t have the heart to tell them …

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Recovery and Change in the Human Golfer

Recovery is Mandatory

Change is a Constant – Recovery is Mandatory We have been visited this week by a family member who loves everything about golf. It’s a person we all want to see more of, so I’m taking the opportunity to do just that. The two of us  are making our first trip to the range after …

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Coeur d’Alene and Its Floating Green

Coeur d’Alene, Idaho Has Something Special to Offer with the Oddest Green Around Perhaps it’s just that I am denizen of the Pacific Northwest, and am spellbound by all western American or Canadian country. I never tire of the alpine scene or the ubiquitous water, in ocean to the west and lakes everywhere else. Even …

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