Archives for: September 2008

SMT drivers take Southern Hemisphere Long-Drive tourneys by storm

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The long drive circuit has become a legitimate and dynamic sub-culture in the world of professional golf. And its popularity has spread remarkably fast around the world over the past decade. The long-drive competition has, aside from giving golf fans… more »

Book notice: "501 Golf Jokes for (Almost) All Occasions"

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Q: What's the difference between the U.S. Ryder Cup captain's picks and a European Ryder Cup captain's picks? A: 4 points! I'm tapped. That's the best I could do. If you want a treasure trove of real golf jokes, "501 Golf Jokes for (Almost) All… more »

Does Nick Faldo Selection 2005 Shiraz taste like U.S. defeat?

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My fellow countrymen (and women), do you have any Ryder Cup traditions at your house or club? I mean besides weeping bitter, bitter tears? One tradition that Coach Faldo would like to see us adopt on this side of the pond is sipping some of his Ni… more »

Leaves changing colors and golfers changing clubs this autumn

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There was a time not so long ago when springtime was the season when golf equipment companies would usher in their new designs, and golfers bounded into pro shops like children in search of Easter eggs, giddy with anticipation. In those days of yore,… more »

Eidolon wedges boast the boldest guarantee in golf equipment history

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My wedges are like my children. If I happen to leave one on a green, I panic – cold sweat, heart palpitations, the whole deal. I would wager that for most players, wedges are the clubs that are changed or updated least often. I know guys that switch… more »

Introducing The Zinger, libation of choice for fans of the American Ryder Cup Team

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I have to admit, I feel lousy today. After blogging yesterday about Nick Faldo's wine, I felt like I needed to provide some balance to the alcoholic pre-Ryder Cup coverage. But Paul Azinger doesn't have any wineries. Or if he does, he's not sharing th… more »

Faldo might pick grapes better than he picks Ryder Cup team members

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European Ryder Cup captain Nick Faldo has taken a lot of heat for his Ryder Cup Captain’s picks of Paul "Player Hater" Casey and Ian "I fold at majors like the pleats I would never wear" Poulter. I personally think the media ought to lay off the poo… more »
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