Archive for April, 2008

No shoes, no shirt, no… please, no.

No shoes, no shirt, no… please, no.

From the “how did we miss this” file, John Daly was in the news for the most wrongedy-wrong of reasons last week.
Celebrating the re-design of Murder Rock, a Branson, MO, golf course […]

Golf should (can) be easy

Golf should (can) be easy

It’s not that Mr. Curran doesn’t believe in fundamentals. He has his own opinions on correct stance, grip, swing and the like. But that, says Curran, shouldn’t be the end-all, be-all of playing respectable golf. The secret, he says, lies in three very simple principles…

How do they do that?

How do they do that?

A couple of years ago, my sons and I were scheduled to play the Palm Course at Walt Disney World. When we arrived, we found the 18th green surrounded by empty stands and vacant, tented booths scattered throughout the area. We discovered […]

The (golf) gloves came off

The (golf) gloves came off

The “gentleman’s game” became most decidedly not gentle last Sunday when a 6-man battle royale broke out on the 14th fairway of Rose Ridge - a golf course near Pittsburgh.
Two men, ages 71 and 62, were teeing off on the 15th when […]

The worst golf course in the world

The worst golf course in the world

Ever wonder what location calls itself home to the “worst golf course in the world?” Good news: we found it. Bad news: you’ve gotta go to Botswana to play.