Category Archives: golfing memoir

‘Tis the season of giving shanks

Like everyone else, I’m accustomed to my golf game going up and down. I’ll have periods where I make steady progress as my scores creep lower and lower. Then something will inexplicably break, my scores will shoot up, and I’ll … Continue reading

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Now That’s a Local Rule!

A guy I hadn’t seen for years was passing through town yesterday, and I made that pre-dawn drive we all love to get in a round of golf with him. As I drove across town ahead of the morning rush … Continue reading

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The Oriental Rug Of Golf Balls

As promised in my last post, here is a picture of the hand painted golf ball I was given. The other half of the ball looks just like the half in the photo. As you can see from the side … Continue reading

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Now That’s A Tee!

I found this tee lying on the tee box during my round last week. I’ve never seen anything quite like it. I don’t know if it’s homemade or commercially manufactured, but either way it’s a lot of effort for a … Continue reading

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The Best Laid Plans

Today was a sparkling, air cleared of pollen after the rains, spring day, a perfect day for a round of golf. The picture above is a shot of the 12th green at Scott Schreiner Golf Course in Kerrville, TX, where … Continue reading

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Golf On the Couch

Back in the days of yore when I did a lot of psychotherapy I was sometimes surprised when a patient would suddenly latch on to something I did or said. It was often the umpteenth time I’d suggested the same … Continue reading

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My Masters Memory Bank

I look forward to a lot of golf tournaments, and I really enjoy watching the majors. But nothing compares to how I feel about watching the Masters. It’s a rite of spring for me and I don’t feel like my … Continue reading

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