Monthly Archives: January 2012

The Good Old Boys

A few weeks ago I mentioned that I was writing a local column reporting the results of the weekly tournament I play in and that I’d post a link to the column when I could. For those who are interested, … Continue reading

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My Reasons To Like Golf

After much head scratching, navel gazing, and creative napping I’ve come up with my reasons to like golf. These reasons apply solely to me. Any resemblance to the reasons of others is purely coincidental, although not necessarily impossible. I mentally … Continue reading

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More Reasons To Like Golf?

I was eating breakfast and watching Morning Drive on the Golf Channel today, and they ran a part of Tiger Woods’ press conference at Abu Dhabi. One of the reporters asked Tiger why he liked to play golf. That struck me … Continue reading

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Reasons To Like Golf?

I got to the end of The Game Before The Game a few days ago. It’s a book by Lynn Marriott and Pia Nilsson about golf practice strategies, and it ends by claiming that knowing what you love about golf is … Continue reading

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Crunching The Numbers

My golf game is starting to show signs of coming back around, and I got curious about what part of my game contributes the most to my good (or bad) scores. When I pulled down some old records I kept … Continue reading

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The Big W

While watching the Sony Open at Waialae Country Club I saw the palm trees forming that big W behind the 7th green. I’ve seen it before, and it always reminded me of the Big W in the 1963 movie It’s … Continue reading

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Golf Follows Me

My relationship with golf has lasted longer than any other in my life. I started playing when I was 13 or 14, so I’ve played for at least 47 years. The closest competing relationship is my marriage, and it’s lasted … Continue reading

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