Archives for: July 2006

Golf myths revealed on website, sort of

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Golf is a game of legend and myth. While Old Tom Morris is legendary, it's a myth that he carried a ration of haggis around in his golf bag for a mid-round snack. A website called Golf Myths Exposed claims to let us all in on seven myths of the golf s… more »

Golfers eat hotdogs and fight ALS

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The PGA Tour donates more money to charity than any other professional sport. And I suspect that golfers in general, with their statistically higher-than-average incomes, contribute to a good number of charities on the individual level. Now, by purcha… more »

ESPN debate about Tiger dumping his driver in majors is silly

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In case you live in the center of a giant gorse bush and missed it, Tiger Woods triumphed in The Open (a.k.a. The British Open). And in the course of this victory, he hit his driver exactly once, choosing instead to use a lot of 2-irons and 3-woods to ke… more »

Radar Golf promises the Holy Grail for hackers: No more lost golf balls

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My game is improving. The south side of 80 is just around the next bend, and 90 is usually only viewed through my rearview mirror.Usually. I still have bad days. Very bad days. Days when I stop counting strokes and start reckoning my round in gol… more »

Take Your Daughter to the Course Week comes to a close

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Perhaps those of you with daughters knew that July 10-16 was (well, still is for a day, I guess) “Take Your Daughter to the Course Week,” sponsored and promoted by the PGA of America. Sadly, the only promo I saw for it was a PGA PGA press release, wh… more »

The Search for the Perfect Golf Club earns ING Book of the Year Award

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The TravelGolf.com blessing continues. Tom Wishon’s book The Search for the Perfect Golf Club, which I included in my summer reading list for golfers recently won the prestigious Book of the Year Award from the International Network of Golf (ING). Here… more »

Putting and initial forward roll: theory and practice

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If you think about your putter for a minute, you might discover one of the many paradoxes of golf: Your putter is lofted, but everyone says that initial forward roll is key for keep putts on line. So...why are putters lofted? Most have a 3- to 6-degre… more »

LogicalOne Putter: "An excellent putter, a wonderful story and a great cause"

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So maybe I'm not cynical enough, especially not for a golf and travel journalist. Maybe, upon hearing a story about a father and his critically ill son designing a putter together, I should suspect exploitation, opportunism, and greed. But gosh darn i… more »

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