New favorite golf movie (after Caddyshack): The Greatest Game Ever Played

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Caddyshack is arguably the favorite golf movie of all time. One could also argue, however, that Caddyshack is not really a golf movie, but rather an examination of existential angst and the power of self-determinism set against a rigidly stratified caste… more »

High school teacher and class in Metairie, Louisiana, building miniature golf course for paralyzed golfers

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Erich Sollenberger's philosophy is, "try to make any space a better place." As a high school teacher at Grace King High School in Metairie, Louisiana, he tries to impart this philosophy to the members of the Horticulture Club, which he organizes. The clu… more »

Walking is best, and doesn't mean you have to carry your clubs

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As a long-time proponent of walking on the golf course, and avid tester and reviewer of carry bags, it saddens me to see so many apparently able-bodied Americans buzzing around in golf carts – especially when many of them could, quite frankly, use a bi… more »

E21's "space shot" publicity stunt ambitious but risky

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Two years ago, I was one of the first nationally published golf writer to note the emergence of E21. The Canada-based golf company specializes in golf equipment made from Scandium, the 21st element of the periodic table. According to the company's web… more »

Want a unique golf gift this holiday season? How about a golf bag that fights cancer?

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I normally don't write about stuff I find on eBay (that's between my therapist and me, thank you), but here's one item that is not only a one-of-a-kind piece of golf and sports memorabilia, but also supports the fight against breast cancer.It's a pin… more »

Gaming back in French Lick, Indiana, and new Pete Dye course not far behind

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Several years ago, I reviewed the French Lick Springs Resort and 1920 Donald Ross Hills Course" in French Lick, Indiana. Although I was blown away by the history of the opulent resort and the classic golf, the town itself left something to be desired. I… more »

Be a part of golf history: Name the 7th course at St. Andrews Links

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From November 1 to December 1, 2006, golfers all over the world will have the opportunity to do something that no one in the 600 years of golf in St. Andrews has been able to do: Name a course at the St. Andrews Links According to the St. Andrews Link… more »

SeeMore Putter, part of one of golf's most iconic photos, under new ownership

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It is arguably one of the most iconic golf photos in history, and certainly of the last half of the 20th Century: Payne Stewart's fist pump after winning the 1999 U.S. Open at Pinehurst. A key part of that victory – and of that photo – is the… more »

Nike Unitized Putters hit stores today

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Two months ago, the swooshy folks at Nike sent me the Neo model from their new Unitized putter line. The putter was so new, they didn't even have a headcover for it yet. Today, the four Unitized models – Tiempo, Retro, Techno, and Neo – hit store… more »

Old Course at St. Andrews is also a great practice venue

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Here's a truly lousy swing-thought to jump into your head in the middle of your backswing, if that backswing happens to occur on the first tee of The Old Course at St. Andrews: Holy crap! This is the Old Course! My swing isn't worthy!. From persona… more »

Hats Off to Thee, Minnesota

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As a proud native of God's Country, I noted with great pleasure the statistics in the August 11th issue of Golf World on rounds played in the first six months of 2006 compared to the first six months of 2005.It seems that an overall nation-wide 2.3%… more »

Work on the GolfGym Balance Ball can add a few yards to your game

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Earlier this year I took part in a conference call with PGA Tour player Stuart Appleby, who was promoting his fitness and swing-training device, The Leaderboard. One of the comments he made during that chat stuck in my head: "I'm absolutely positive t… more »

Us: Play badly, switch clubs; Wie: Play badly, switch people

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I've remained largely agnostic about Michelle Wie. If she's having fun and playing well, then it's fun to watch her. If she's not, well, then is gets a bit sad.I do believe, however, that we're observing a pattern in both her game and her reaction to… more »

Placid-O is golf's next great game-improvement device

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Dr. Anson Christi, two-time Fulbright fellow, former founding faculty member at the world-famous University of Aizu in Japan, and widely-published psychological researcher, has discovered a revolutionary breakthrough in harnessing golf's 'mental game.'… more »

Ogio's Schling carrying system is radical, but is it comfortable?

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When Izzo Golf introduced the dual-strap carry bag over ten years ago, it was hailed as revolutionary. It was indeed an improvement over the single shoulder strap, which hadn't changed design in, oh, ever. But revolutionary? I mean come on, how hard… more »

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