Archives for: December 2009

Ochoa edges out Shin for Vare Trophy. Just who was Vare?

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Ochoa edges out Shin for Vare Trophy. Just who was Vare? Going into the final LPGA Tour event of the year, there was more at stake than winning the LPGA Tour Championship Presented by Rolex and the Rolex Player of the Year. The prized Vare Trophy was… more »

Something old, something new in golf books and history

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Just because a book is old doesn't mean it should gather dust on the back shelf. You might be surprised just how much fun you can get reading a book published in the early 1900s. You might also be amazed at how little the techniques in playing the game o… more »

Ladies earn bragging rights and more beating the men in Wendy's 3-Tour Challenge

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It was played November 10, but unless you were on site in Las Vegas at the Rio Secco Golf Club, you had to wait until December 19 and 20 to see the action and find out who won. That secret is closely held until the week before Christmas when each nine is… more »

Loving Gulfport and Biloxi, Mississippi for golf, casinos and great southern barbecue

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Everyone thinks of Florida, the Carolinas or California when wondering where to go for some warm-weather golf. But what if you could play golf in the gentle south, stay at a pretty great hotel where there were lots of entertainment options including casi… more »

Ahh, the power of chocolate to boost your energy & mood

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Stopping at the halfway house on a recent round of golf, I was looking for a quick energy fix besides Red Bull and a six pack. An admitted chocoholic, I grabbed the chocolate-flavored Performance Energy PowerBar. Though a bit chewy, it wasn't bad. Di… more »

Is the Tiger an Endangered Species?

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Note: As I wrote this before Tiger Woods just made his announcement to back off from golf for awhile, I obviously agree with his decision. Here is what I wrote. It's hard to imagine the media feeding frenzy when he next shows up to play in an event. C… more »

Could Tiger Woods' unplayable lies become a scaddy book?

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Thanks to Tiger-Gate, the media has had one of its hottest hay days since they discovered Barnum Bailey's Cardiff giant was an enormous hoax. I have never heard so many anchors, pitch men, entertainment reporters, PR people and just plain folks weigh in… more »

We need our Superheroes so give Tiger Woods some space. Please.

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Whadya think? Would you believe it? No way? Oh Yeah? The rumors fly. Just about the time Tiger Woods was crashing into a hydrant, the Salahis were stealing some of the limelight, gate crashing the White House. Running with both hot stories, the med… more »
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