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Woods, Daly – Easy Come Easy Go

Wood’s Game Disappearing, Daly Has Old Moment In the continuing mystery of why the game of golf appears and disappears at the strangest moments, and in the strangest ways, two of the most recognizable names from the past few decades put out a pair of contrasts in the last two weeks that are truly head-scratchers. …

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The PGA Caddie Revolt

  Caddies Going After “Unpaid “Endorsements”     It’s an old, old story about support groups and devalued members of society. When western climbers are killed on Mt. Everest, we read their names in the newspaper. But the seven Serpa guides who died with them? Not a clue, just “seven Serpa guides.” Not too many …

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Golf and Peyton Place

Golf and Peyton Place – Not Always So Different I loved the decorum of golf a few decades ago. A gentleman’s code was adopted for the PGA. While some call that sort of thing “fake,” because humans aren’t really all that courteous, generous or unselfish, I enjoyed it as an attempt to live life the …

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Korean Golf, North of the Border

Golf in North Korea? We’ve all seen the game of golf spread throughout the globe, with fewer exceptions month by month. South Korea, of course, is sending a legion of champions to the major international tours, and are being joined by Japan, Thailand, and China. But, who would have thought that the game would appear …

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Golf and Taxes

Are Golf Taxes Hurting your Club? In the United States, we circle April 15 on our calendars as the deadline for federal and state taxes. As consumers, taxes have been passed along to us by almost everyone, but until recently, I didn’t really experience the hikes in golf rates, including carts, etc., as taxes, more …

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Golfers and the Military

Sang-Moon Bae, Arnold Palmer, Nelson, and Trevino All Served As we watch our favorite sports stars through time, it is interesting to make note of their accomplishments along the way. However, we tend to think of them as specializing in one arena from start to finish, especially our golfers. They play as teenage wunderkinds, they …

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Christmas Spirit and Golf This Year

Golf Better the Christmas Spirit of Universal Acceptance At least on the commercial side of Christmas spirit, the national feeding frenzy, the global avarice hour, the materialistic melee has come and gone. All over the world, some form of golfabilia has appeared under the tree, in oblong, ribboned boxes and cartons, in magazine subsciptions, in …

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Golf and Music

Golf and Music – the Four Phases I remember a story of an English guest conductor who cued the horn solo four times in rehearsal, and the poor old French veteran in the solo seat botched it every time. The conductor said repeatedly, “Non, Monsieur, attack zee note, attack zee note.” Finally, the poor player …

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Golf at 100

Golf at 100 – Never Count Anyone Out I read an article the other day about people who break 100 – years, that is – and without exception, they don’t believe in middle age. They do what they believe they can do. Those who can’t envision such an age, whether we’re in our teens or …

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Golf At a Military Academy

Golf At a Military Academy

Golf At West Point For thirteen years, golf coach Brian Watts was nicely settled in Corvallis, Oregon, steering the fortunes of the Oregon State University golf team, and doing a pretty nice job of it. Corvallis is a very nice place to live. The country is picturesque, and the university boasts many fine departments, most …

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