Tag Archives: Arnold Palmer

Golf For The Ages

I’m a member of Tom Watson’s generation. I started playing golf when Nicklaus was beginning to battle Palmer, and was beginning my first “real job” when Watson and Nicklaus had their Duel in the Sun. I was crushed as I … Continue reading

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More Than A Pair Of Pricklies

They’re playing the Valero Texas Open now, and although I can’t get out to the course to watch, I’m always entertained by the way where I live is presented and discussed. It isn’t just Texas – when I lived in … Continue reading

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Golf Is A Game Of Redemption

Golf stories are often about the game’s redeeming qualities, about how the game brought someone back from the brink, restoring faith in self and others. Maybe it’s because golf is a constant struggle to get back on track. Each tee … Continue reading

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Any Given Course On Any Given Day

Arnold Palmer was on The Golf Channel’s┬áMorning Drive Thursday morning and mentioned that they had changed the 4th and 16th holes at Bay Hill back to par 5’s for the Arnold Palmer Invitational. They had been par 5’s that were … Continue reading

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The Greens Fee Receipt In The Left Side Pocket

David Leadbetter is currently advertising his line of golf shirts sold through Jos. A. Banks, claiming that they are the best golf shirts you’ve ever had or you get your money back. They look nice and they are 100% cotton, … Continue reading

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From whiffle balls to the hockshop

I taught myself to play golf by reading Ben Hogan’s Power Golf. I later learned that Five Lessons might have been a better intro, but I was pretty much flying solo. No one in my immediate family was a golfer. … Continue reading

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