Monthly Archives: April 2011

Ball and Stick Games

What is it about ball and stick games that inspire writing? Baseball seems to stimulate the most writing, but golf comes in second. (At least it does based on my highly unscientific research in new and used bookstores). Other than … Continue reading

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The All Purpose Prescription

After turning another nice mid-to-upper 70’s round into a low 80’s round with a few stupid shots, I decided to review the source of my stupidity. The most obvious flaw in my recent play has been poor execution of the … Continue reading

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Skins With Buddha Update

My effort to maintain a zen-like state while playing with the Stooges has been delayed. When I arrived for the skins game I learned that this was the final game for the Cotton Baron before his return to Lubbock for … Continue reading

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Does Buddha Play Skins?

After my last post I went to the bookshelf and pulled down Zen Golf by Joseph Parent to see if he had any comments relevant to the subject. As you would expect, a large part of the book is devoted to … Continue reading

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Would You Rather Play With The Stooges Or Buddha?

I’ve never decided which type of round of golf I enjoy the most. Much of my golf is played with my regular group and the chatter often reminds me of hilarious rounds at Ponkaquogue Municipal Golf Links and Deli with … Continue reading

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In The Rough With Kevin Na

As most everyone knows by now, Kevin Na made a 16, 12 over par, at the Valero Texas Open yesterday. I live not too far from the TPC San Antonio course where the tournament is played, and understand how this … Continue reading

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What I (Re)Learned Today

After a truly awful front nine score of 44 characterized by an inability to hit any kind of shot, I announced to my playing partners that I was going to shoot 38 (two over) on the back. If your regular … Continue reading

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