Archives for: October 2008

What's your favorite golf shirt?

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There's nothing truly special about my favorite golf shirt. It's an all-white NIKE mock T (you know, the ones with no collar). I got it at Harbor Town at Sea Pines Resort in Hilton Head way back in 2004 when those shirts were cool. I guess that makes i… more »

My Tiger Woods moment at Northville Hills

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I've never had a Tiger Woods moment on the golf course until yesterday. Granted it wasn't the U.S. Open, but it was MY U.S. Open. Every time me and my buddy Kevin get together for a round, we play for our prized trophy -- a Pebble Beach towel we purc… more »

Golf Channel show the "Big Break" big for Michigan, Boyne

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I got my first look at the "Big Break X: Michigan" last night. I liked what I saw. I've been to Boyne Highlands Resort in Harbor Springs just a couple times, so it's always a special treat to see it again, especially those cool scenery shots on TV.… more »

Do you remember your first par?

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I don't remember my first par, do you? But I'll sure as heck remember my son's. A recent trip to Boyne Highlands Resort in northern Michigan, the site of this fall's "Big Break X" on the Golf Channel (more on that later), provided the memorable momen… more »

A love-hate relationship with fall golf

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Let me start by saying I love fall golf in the northern climates. The trees splash colors of all kinds. The courses aren't crowded. They're much cheaper, too. Sound's like golf heaven on earth, right? Faster, cheaper, prettier rounds. Now here'… more »

Golf in the dark?

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Who knew golf in the dark could be so much fun? We've all been there before -- desperate to finish a twilight round with the sun below the horizon. The last time I did it was a real bummer. At LPGA International a few years back, I hit my drive down… more »

Barney Adams' "The WOW Factor"

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Just received my copy of "The WOW Factor" by Barney Adams, a book about the rise of Adams Golf. I like it for two reasons: The straightforward take not on the amazing rise of the Tight Lies (who didn't have one of those?), but on its fall. It tells re… more »

Win at Valhalla brings back Ryder Cup (sad) memories from Oakland Hills

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As exciting as it was to watch the Americans win the Ryder Cup Matches at Valhalla Golf Club, it also conjured up a sad memory in one regard. It reminded us Michigan golf fans just how bad our Ryder Cup experience was. There were few good memories fro… more »

Golf blogging again!

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Let me say it's great to be back blogging for I've been writing and contributing to this site going back roughly a decade. Almost since its inception.I've teed it up on golf courses all around the world and plan to continue until goin… more »
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