Monthly Archives: October 2011

A Round With Willie

After years of on and off effort and frustration, I finally got my early ’80’s vintage turntable working again. It had developed a nasty buzzing sound and the cartridge mounting mechanism was broken. A repair shop got rid of the … Continue reading

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There’s Rocks In Them There Hills

The recent AT&T Championship (Champions Tour) was won convincingly by a reinvigorated, relatively pain-free Freddie Couples on a brand spanking new golf course – the Canyons Course at the J.W. Marriott resort in San Antonio. It’s the same complex that … Continue reading

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The Sand Crab On The Rocks

It was too windy to play golf so I was taking the back way to town, looking to see if the recent rains had raised the river level. I looked down the riverbed as I crossed the bridge, and was … Continue reading

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What’s Your Wampeter?

My regular golf buddies used to be guys I knew from work or school. I always had friends in high school and college that played golf, and it was easy to head out to the course after class, or cut … Continue reading

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Hit It Charlie Short

The November issue of Golf Digest¬†features Bubba Watson’s instructions for “hitting it two clubs longer.” I was particularly intrigued by his comment that his lips were permanently chapped from rubbing them against his shoulder at the top of his backswing. … Continue reading

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Tight Lies And Thin Shots

I was playing golf the week after the British Open several years ago and one of the players in my group said that the Open course looked like a cow pasture. We were playing that day on a well groomed, … Continue reading

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