Three Father's Day gifts that will make Dad smile

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My Father's Day gift guide last year was dedicated to my own father. Although he had never played golf in his life, enjoyed reading my blogs and stories, and told me it was the best Father's Day gift he could have asked for. Dad died this past Decemb… more »

Lousy spring necessitates great rain wear

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Maybe 2013's lousy, rotten, no-good spring is finally done throwing snow and sleet and rain at us. The last week has been downright pleasant. I don't know, but I'm not trusting it. After a wonderful start to the season, which saw me shoot a caree… more »

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 »

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