Archives for: December 2006, 27

President Gerald Ford dies: Nation loses a bad golfer

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President Gerald R. Ford, an avid golfer over the years, has died.Several times when golfing in high-profile events, Ford drove his ball into the gallery, once hitting a woman on the head. He had a great sense of humor about his golf game, though, on… more »

PGA Tour to include David Duval in 2007 thanks to earnings exemption

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David Duval will be using a one-time exemption from career earnings to keep his PGA Tour card in 2007. I can't wait for Chris Baldwin's take on this latest development in the saga of David Duval. Should be interesting. more »

Golf toys: SkyCaddie SG3 vs. Bushnell's Pinseeker 1500 rangefinder

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Apparently having been a good boy this year, Golf Nomad got a Sky Caddie SG3 for Christmas. He compares it to Bushnell's Pinseeker 1500 laser rangefinder and declares the SG3 the winner. No word on whether Santa consulted TravelGolf.com columnist Jenn… more »

Tiger Woods vs. LaDainian Tomlinson: Who had a better year?

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Tony at the Hooked On Golf Blog is wondering if San Diego Chargers running back LaDainian Tomlinson wouldn't have been a better choice than Tiger Woods for 2006 AP Male Athlete of the Year. "LaDainian Tomlinson is the most amazing back I've seen in th… more »

PGA Tour aids family of golf writer in battling encephalitis

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Thanks to Geoff Shackelford for relating this update on the teenage son of reporter Craig Dolch, a top-notch golf writer for the Palm Beach Post whom I've read over the years. Eric Dolch contracted encephalitis in June of 2005. He has been home since… more »

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