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A Golfer's Dream: 'Regular guy' Larry Berle conquers Golf Digest's List of America's 100 Greatest Golf Courses

A fellow from middle America decided to go on a quest a decade ago. He completed the quest by playing America's Top 100 golf courses. He then decided to sit down and write a book about his travels. Larry Berle dedicates 90 percent of the book to a… more »

Penultimate Call for Carly's Club...Join Me on US Open Thursday to Fight Cancer

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I'm making last-ditch attempts to drum up supporters for my marathon golf quest this Monday. I'll be golfing 100 holes in 1 day at Westwood Country Club (Williamsville, NY) for Carly's Club at Roswell Park Cancer Institute (Buffalo.) Here's a link to… more »

Golf Playing System: How sexy is RonMon?

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"Trend-setting designer Ralph Dunning announces that staff player Kyle Thompson wore a complete playing system from Dunning Golf luxury performance apparel while capturing the Nationwide Tour's Rex Hospital Open in Raleigh, NC." I kid you not, this ca… more »

Japan Golf Tour...Everything you need to know about your guy!

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PLAYER BIOS[Profile] Daisuke MARUYAMA Full Name Daisuke MARUYAMA Birthdate March 16, 1971 Birthplace CHIBA Height 175cm Weight 75kg Blood Type B Here is Daisuke Maruyama's Player Bio from the Japan Golf Tour website. Chib… more »

Earth to Andrade: Wah happen on the back nine at the Memorial?

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This one pains old Demon Deacon chum went out in 33 today, to get to -4 for the tournament. Then, bogey-double-bogeyTIMESsix for a 45 coming in. Did the Columbus Dispatch hit him in the head? Did the Columbus Blue Jackets skate all over him?… more »

NCAA Men's Golf Championships at Golden Horseshoe

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Nothing I like better than a writer going out on a limb. However, Ron Balicki, the "other Ron," came up twelve shots shy of a winner, as Stanford flapped its red wings to a team championship in Virginia. How good is individual champ Jamie Lovemar… more »

PGA Tour, LPGA Tour, NCAA Golf, Euro Tour, Et Al...How Low Can You Go?

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Rounds below 65 are so commonplace these days, it's laughable. Check out these roasters from this week and weekend... 60...Michael Schachner...NCAA Men's Golf Championips...Round Three 63...Daniel Summerhays...NCAA Men's Golf Championships...Round T… more »

Abandon the facts when reviewing drivers: Golf Magazine sucks up to Titleist

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I'll be on my soap box for a few blogs. I had to explain to a new generation of students what a soap box is (literally and figuratively), so I decided to get mine out of the attic and shake off the cobwebs. Here's the scenario: whilst reading the Ju… more »

Kiel Christianson on Srixon's Ball Ad...Agree or Disagree?

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Kiel Christianson has a nice blog on the new Srixon ball and its ad campaign. For whatever reason, the comment below would not post. Here is my complete and controversial response: My two cents...what is this "helicopter" to which the previous poste… more »

Chip In For Carly's Club Update...Golf Fundraiser To Fight Cancer

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Let's sorry can I feel for myself. girls' golf team that I coach lost league title by one stroke; golf camp that I run is at 1/2 capacity three weeks before first day; tons of grading to do as school year finishes up; soreness in trapezius mus… more »

Amateurs Rise Again and Weight Of A Country

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Two-part blog here, to mark my return from real life's intrusions. First, did you see that Ryo Ishikawa fired a 7-bird, 1-boge final round in Japan to win the Munsingwear? Ishikawa is, like, 18, dude. He joins 20-year old Pablo Martin (Estoril Open on… more »

Golf Equipment Update: File This Under Why?

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Put away your tuning forks, your pen knives, your spatulas, and whatever else you use to fix ball marks on greens. Bulle Rock, sanctum of all that is holy and right with golf, informs us that traditional golf ball mark repair tools are damaging greens!… more »

Things that PGA Tour Golf needs from other sports

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Here it is, overhyped NFL draft day, and I'm thinking about things that the professional golf tours need that other sports have. Here's my list... 1. A draft...Imagine that PGA Tour, Canadian Tour, Euro Tour, Japan Tour, South American Tour, Sunshin… more »

PGA European Tour: Mouse Ties For Lead, Golf World In Shock

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After posting 13 birdies in two days, offset by 5 bogeys, a mouse has assumed a tie for the lead at the midway point of the Open de España, currently being debated at the Centro Nacional de Golf, in Madrid, España. Stuart Little, an unassuming rod… more »

?Que Pasa, Nationwide Tour? What about Miguel Carballo?

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Spanish teacher and golf nut that I am, imagine my excitement when Miguel Carballo, Argentina, won the season-opening Movistar event on the N-Wide tour, in Panama, of all places. Four events later, Carballo sits in 6th place on the tour's money list,… more »

Nick Watney's irons begin at the Five (sic): Shape of our bags to come?

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One of my favorite e-newsletters is a new one from the folks at The Wire. It's called Tour Van, and gives you a synopsis of what each week's winners on most of the major tours were playing. Check out Nick Watney's bag last week: Driver: Titleist Pro T… more »
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