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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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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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So That’s Why They Do That

There’s an old Andy Griffith routine from way back before his Mayberry and Matlock days. In Football he describes the experience of a hillbilly watching his first football game, trying to figure out the rules and the object of the game … Continue reading

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Young And Old Tom Ride Again?

There’s a scene in Tommy’s Honor where Old Tom Morris is asked “What have you brought this laddie here for?” The question from Willie Park, the reigning Open champion, is in reference to Young Tom Morris. Young Tom showed Park why he … Continue reading

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