Tag Archives: Valero Texas Open

Some Advice on Texas Hill Country Golf

Rory McIlroy stepping on a prickly pear cactus. Charl Schwartzel disturbing a fire ant bed. Billy Horschel dislodging a rock with his punch shot from the trees. It delights my little Hill Country soul to watch the best and brightest … Continue reading

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175 Yards, Huh!

First, congratulations to Ben Curtis for the win at the Valero Texas Open. It’s always nice to see a win that means so much to a player, especially when the golfer seems to be an all-around decent guy. So nice … 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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Losing Pecan Valley

While suffering from my New Year’s cold, I opened yesterday’s paper to bad news. According to the San Antonio Express News, Pecan Valley Golf Club is set to close this Sunday, January 8.┬áPecan Valley was the site of the 50th … Continue reading

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There’s Rocks In Them There Hills

The recent AT&T Championship (Champions Tour) was won convincingly by a reinvigorated, relatively pain-free Freddie Couples on a brand spanking new golf course – the Canyons Course at the J.W. Marriott resort in San Antonio. It’s the same complex that … Continue reading

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Golf On the Rocks

It was too hot for me to enjoy my usual skins game today, so I decided to take a few pictures I’d been planning to get ever since my post related to Kevin Na’s 16 on a par 4 in … Continue reading

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