Archives for: December 2008

Winter Golf in Buffalo

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We have a different way of golfing during the winter months in Buffalo. Golf ceases to be the pastoral endeavor known to most. The advent of ice summons a more combative brand of kolfen, often played between moving cars, without clubs. When the roads… more »

Any Low-Cost Pro V1s Out There?

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Mr. Joe Gomes was courteous enough to fire me off a personal email today, concerning the ongoing litigation 'twixt Callaway and Acushnet (parent company of Titleist). Here are the first two paragraphs: Fairhaven, MA (December 29, 2008) - Acushnet Compa… more »

Keil is not a dog; or, I wouldn't throw these Nike and Adidas golf shoes at anyone!

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I have to give my colleague Kiel C. deserved props for shining a light on some desirable holiday gifts this month, and for lighting a fire under my lazy keyboard. Having countered his Sun Mountain blog with my own Sunice submission, I'll now attempt to… more »

I shall see your Sun Mountain and raise you a SunIce!

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My cyber friend Kiel professes his respect and enthusiasm for Sun Mountain outerwear in a recent blog entry. I, too, have much respect for the Idaho company that began the golf outerwear renaissance stateside, but I also look north to America's Hat (or,… more »

uPro global positioning for golf: Whammy!

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In Anchorman, by his own admission, Champ Kind was known for his catch phrase: Whammy! It may not have been the first exclamation to escape my lips when I finished a round with the uPro gps device but, looking back, it now seems to be the most appropri… more »

11 birdies plus 1 eagle equals welcome to the club, Harrison Frazar!

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59 -- 7 birdies in a row on the back nine, consecutive 2 birdies-1 eagle-1 birdie on the front, plus one more birdie equals 59 for Harrison Frazar. Bravo! more »

Moving Day at LPGA Qualifying School

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There is a fire burning today, scorching the earth at LPGA tour qualifying school. Stacy Lewis, Amy Yang and Beth Bader are each at -5 through 2/3 of their round. Louise Stahl is -7 and has moved from 41st to 14th. Michelle Wie is -2 and tied for 4th… more »

Golf Observer Sal Johnson bad-mouths the LPGA

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When they need to be called out, call them out. When Carolyn Bivens raised xenophobia to new stature this year with the English-Only rule, she was dutifully called out by the media, both traditional and cutting-edge. In the past, I had a great time c… more »

Quickie Blog on LPGA Qualifying School: Wie and Lewis

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Good things are happening in Florida this week. An apparently more humble and certainly wiser Michelle Wie is currently -5 on the day, -8 over two rounds, and in second place at Q-School. Stacy Lewis, the "I finished third at the Open but I am not exem… more »

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