Monthly Archives: December 2011

A Blot On My Career

“And what do you see here, Mr. Shanks? These blots weren’t made to look like anything in particular, there aren’t any right or wrong answers. Just give me your first impressions.” “It looks kinda like a golf hole, Doc. And … Continue reading

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Driving With Santa

Driving has always been the weakest part of my game. When I’m playing my best I put my drives in play at a decent length, but I rely on good iron play and chipping combined with acceptable putting. When I … Continue reading

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I Took A Little Off It

My 20 year old cat nailed me to my recliner last night and I’d finished the Sunday crossword, so I was stuck searching for something on the tube that would keep me moderately entertained. I’d had enough football so I … Continue reading

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How Far Is It To That Trap?

In his recent column in Golf Digest,┬áDavid Owen discusses driving with GPS as a guide. He ends by admitting that he no longer pays much attention to signs and roads as he drives, so his knowledge of how to get … Continue reading

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Dreaming of Scotland

The weather and my schedule have been in perfect opposition the past few weeks. If I’m busy, the weather is good; if I have free time, it’s cold, windy, and rainy. Instead of playing, I’ve been buying golf balls (I … Continue reading

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My Winter Love

The weather is cooling down and my thoughts are turning to decorating the house, protecting the pipes, and finding the perfect softer golf ball. In the heat of a Texas summer a high compression ball feels fine, but when the … Continue reading

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