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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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How Far Is It To That Trap?

In his recent column in Golf Digest, David Owen discusses driving with GPS as a guide. He ends by admitting that he no longer pays much attention to signs and roads as he drives, so his knowledge of how to get … Continue reading

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A Whiff and A Hot Dog

The last page of the December Golf Digest is a little essay on the horrors of whiffing. I can’t say that remembering the whiffs of my life is pleasant, but the article recalled an experience from my early golfing career that … Continue reading

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Hit It Charlie Short

The November issue of Golf Digest features Bubba Watson’s instructions for “hitting it two clubs longer.” I was particularly intrigued by his comment that his lips were permanently chapped from rubbing them against his shoulder at the top of his backswing. … Continue reading

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What A Stupid I Am

You golf historians out there will recognize the title of this post as the famous words of Roberto DeVicenzo. To refresh everyone’s memory, DeVicenzo said this after signing an incorrect scorecard that cost him a spot in a playoff with Bob … Continue reading

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The Links of the Hill Country

In the September issue of Golf Digest, Nick Price has an article about playing from tight lies. It’s a very timely reminder for me. We’re in the midst of a record setting drought. Our fairways are hard and fast, and the lies … Continue reading

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Say It Again, And Again, And Again, …

Dustin, a comic strip in my local paper, ran a series of strips poking fun at Golf Digest for publishing issues that are all alike.  One day the wife staples a new issue cover on an old issue and the husband doesn’t … Continue reading

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