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A Quick Round in Delhi

If the powers that be really want to speed up play, they should talk with the marshals at the fictional Golden Greens Golf Course. According to The Case of the Missing Servant, by Tarquin Hall, the club is on the … Continue reading

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The Longest Shot

If you’re like a lot of golfers, you know that a relatively unknown club pro beat Ben Hogan in a playoff for the U.S. Open sometime in the early 1950’s. Maybe you know that the unknown pro was Jack Fleck, … Continue reading

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Putting Science Vs. Art: The Pelz and Stockton Debates

Dave Stockton’s book Unconscious Putting got me to thinking about the art vs. the science of putting. I’ve always liked Dave Pelz and his Putting Bible, and it’s a real “putting as a science” book. This shouldn’t be any surprise, because Pelz … Continue reading

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Three Golf Quests

Most of us have set goals for our golf games, but some folks have gone at those goals with a vengeance and then written a book about it. I’ve read three of these over the past few years, and the … Continue reading

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The More Things Change …..

A little over a year ago, I commented on the new fairway woods (metals, that is) Adams was advertising and how I never could trust a fairway wood. I have always been mystified by the people that filled their bag … 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 Morning 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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