Archives for: October 2008

Q: How far can a woman hit a golf ball? (A: Farther than you.)

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New Zealander Phillis Meti just shattered the Women's U.S. Long Drive Competition record with a wallop of 349 yards. The shot was 22 yards longer than the drive she won the competition with in 2006, although she ended up coming in second in the all-impor… more »

Former golf mystery writer Roberta Isleib expands her non-golf mysteries

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Mystery writer Roberta Isleib, creator of the Cassandra Burdette golf mystery series (Six Strokes Under, A Buried Lie, Putt to Death, Fairway to Heaven, Final Fore), concluded her popular golf-related series a couple of years ago. And her cadre of lo… more »

FedEx Cup winner Vijay Singh played space-aged shafts (but they didn't save his arm)

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Way back on Sept. 28, 2004, I wrote the following about Element 21 (e21) Scandium shafts, after returning form the Fall PGA Expo in Las Vegas: "… one of the most intriguing 'revolutionary' products was the Eagle One Pro Lite shaft by E21Golf (E21gol… more »

Kenny Perry wins PGA's "Whiner of the Year Award"

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Vijay Singh won the FedEx Cup, and Paddy Harrington might take home Player of the Year. But Kenny Perry wins Whiner of the Year Award hands-down. In the October 3rd issue of GolfWorld, Jim Moriarty reports how Kenny Perry described the Tour Championsh… more »

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