Five months later, one golf resolution accomplished

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On January 2, 2013, I wrote a blog about golf resolutions, noting that my two annual resolutions were usually (1) Shoot consistently in the 70s, and (2) Card a hole-in-one. Well, exactly five months later, on May 2, I actually accomplished the secon… more »

Flags at Grand Traverse Resort and Spa in Michigan flown at half-staff

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Spring will eventually arrive in the great golf country of northern Michigan. But the passing of a good man and loyal advocate for the Native peoples of northern Michigan has left many there feeling a little less springy this year. On March 30, Littl… more »

Bubba's Masters Champions Dinner children's menu

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Bubba Watson's "top-secret" Champions Dinner menu was revealed last night, and all the 10-year-old past champions were thrilled: "The menu: traditional Caesar salad, grilled chicken breast, green beans, mashed potatoes, corn, macaroni and cheese and… more »

Masters looks, amateur's hooks: Springtime arrives in the Midwest

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Spring has finally arrived in the Midwest in all its spluttering, splattering, blustering glory. Not only has the gang of usual suspects emerged upon the fairways of my home course like so many thirsty, musty groundhogs from hibernation, squinting in th… more »

The best golf towel (or at least the most fun)

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It's a toss up between the umbrella and towel for "most neglected golf accessory." As long as they keep us dry and clean, respectively, we don't usually pay them no never mind. But then, at the 2013 PGA Merchandise Show, I ran across the Tribute to C… more »

Streamsong: The Bandon Dunes of Florida

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Florida golf is over-developed and commercialized. Houses line most courses, and at many resorts, golf plays a supporting role to beaches or spas or amusement parks. But this has changed with the opening of Streamsong in remote Polk County. Streamso… more »

PGA Merchandise Show: Speed-dating with golf equipment companies

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Once again, a hurricane of stainless steel, titanium, graphite and surlyn has swept through Orlando. This storm, the 60th Annual PGA Merchandise Show, is where everybody who is anybody in the golf equipment, travel, and apparel world meets and mingles o… more »

Rory McIlroy swooshes into the Nike Golf stable

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The worst-kept secret in golf is finally official: World #1 Rory McIlroy has signed with Nike Golf. Now, I suppose, the hand-wringing and second-guessing can also officially begin. Lord Byron knows, it's been going on unofficially for some time now.… more »

Antigua accessories facilitate New Year's goals

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Even though I don't have any New Year's "resolutions" per se, I have a few rel="nofollow" target="_blank">golf goals. All of these center around improving my game, little by little. One way to improve my game would be to get back into the gym. About… more »

2013 Golf Resolutions

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I've never made a New Year's resolution. But this year, I thought I'd give it a try. My resolution is to make a couple of resolutions. So, assuming I don't keel over before I hit the 'post' button on this blog, I will have succeeded in keeping my first… more »

2012 Gift Guide to Golf Gadgets, Gizmos, and Gee-gaws

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Last time, we ran down the hottest holiday golf apparel. But what if the golfers on your list crave something besides unrivaled sartorial splendor? For golfers who dream of gadgets, toys, and accessories, we offer for your consideration the following hi… more »

2012 Head-to-Toe Christmas Apparel Gift Guide

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2012 has been an outstanding year for golf apparel, so that means it's going to be a GREAT Christmas for our favorite golfers – nothing makes a better gift than new golf garb. Let's take it from the top, shall we? Nobis Headwear The posh Canadian… more »

Nike Lunar Bandon Footwear golf shoes for soggy autumn days

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After a summer drought that reached catastrophic levels in the Midwest, autumn has brought with it the sort of rain we normally see in late spring. The drought is over too late for the farmers, but in time to save the fairways and greens at Lake of the… more »

Recording your swing? Rokform Golf Shooter can help

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When it comes to certain technologies, I can be a bit of a Luddite. This is especially true when it comes to mobile phones. Frankly, I don't want people to be able to call me any time, anywhere. Especially not on the golf course. But I must admit that w… more »

10 things I learned at the 2012 Ryder Cup

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The Ryder Cup. A tradition unlike any other. Wait, that tag-line has been taken already. (Blast your stentorian tone and wizardly wordsmithery, Jim Nantz!) How about: The Ryder Cup. A convergence of crazy formats and crazy fans. That's probab… more »

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