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 »

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 »

Duramed Futures Tour has more than one Champion

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The Duramed Futures Tour recognized the youthful Vicky Hurst as its money champion in 2008. Hurst won four events on her way to $93K in earnings, $14 grand more than runner-up and three-time winner Mindy Kim. 12 golfers won tournaments on the LPGA's de… more »

Tiger Woods a Public Course Chop

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While driving to Glen Oak in East Amherst, New York, my daily epiphany arrived in the form of a U.S. Open flashback. Tiger Woods has three U.S. Open trophies on his shelf at home and all were earned on public-access golf courses. Two of the aforementione… more »

Jeff Overton and David Duval at Ginn Sur Mer on PGA Tour

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Two compelling stories of return from the depths. Jeff Overton is sitting at #126 on the list and is recovering from an emergency apendectomy (are they ever planned?) not more than two weeks previous. He was even through two rounds and -3 today, good f… more »

Wi, Wilson and Wilkinson

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Not a law firm, not a nursery rhyme. Good to see Zach Johnson return to the winners' circle. Check out the runners-up: Charlie Wi, Mark Wilson and Tim Wilkinson. What are the odds that all three would begin with "Wi" and that Wilson and Wil(kin)son w… more »

Tag Ridings: A Lesson To Learn From

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Very quickly, let us break it down. Tag Ridings played the 18th at Atunyote (Turning Stone Championship) perfectly for two shots. He had a pitching wedge left and pulled it slightly. Left with about 35 feet for birdie, he calmly three-whacked for boge… more »

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