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Questioning the best: Chuck Dunbar and Steve Murphy

By GolfPublisher Staff, Staff Report

At TravelGolf.com, we've put together a series of questions related to the game of golf, some serious and some rather offthe wall, and we are attempting to get some of the higher-ups in the gameof golf to weigh in on the topic. You'll see everything from "Who'syour favorite touring pro?" to "What is the stupidest/most outrageousthing you've done on the golf course?"

Chuck Dunbar, head professional at the Pebble BeachGolf Links, and Steve Murphy from the Prince at Kauai were two of thefirst to indulge us with their responses.

Chuck Dunbar

Q: What kind of ball do you play?
A: Titleist ProV1

Q: What kind of clubs do you play? Why?
A: Titleist. Brand support, quality, service support

Q: Who is doing the best things with equipment right now and why?
A: Titleist because of consistency. Taylor Made because of innovation.

Q: What is your favorite course?
A: No. 1: Pebble Beach, No. 2: Augusta National, No. 3: Pinehurst.

Q: Who is your favorite course designer?
A: Classic: Donald Ross Contemporary: Tom Fazio

Q: What course would you like to play that you haven't been able to?
A: Shinnecock

Q: Who is your favorite touring pro playing now? Why?
A: Ernie Els

Q: What is the best golf book you've read?
A: A Good Walk Spoiled

Q: Movie you've seen?
A: Drama: One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest. Comedy: Kingpin or Caddyshack

Q: What is the best golf story you've ever heard or read?
A: I could not repeat it.

Q: Experienced?
A: When Gary Player wanted me to look at his swing.

Q: Have you ever fulfilled the obligation of a flip-out?
A: What's a flip-out?

Q: What is the stupidest/most outrageous thing you've done on a golf course?
A: Threw a club.

Q: Have you ever "night putted with the dean's daughter?"
A: No

Q: Beatles or Elvis?
A: Elvis

Steve Murphy

Q: What kind of ball do you play?
A: Titleist Pro V1x

Q: What kind of clubs do you play? Why?
A: Titleist, because they fit me.

Q: Who is doing the best things with equipment right now and why?
A: Titleist because they have a good R&D program.

Q: What is your favorite course?
A: Augusta

Q: Who is your favorite course designer?
A: Robert Trent Jones

Q: What course would you like to play that you haven't been able to?
A: Augusta

Q: Who is your favorite touring pro playing now? Why?
A: Tiger Woods because of the way he carries himself.

Q: What is the best golf book you've read?
A: Harvey Penick's Little Red Book

Q: Movie you've seen?
A: Caddyshack

Q: What is the best golf story you've ever heard or read?
A: Golf in the Kingdom

Q: Who is the hottest LPGA tour player?
A: Annika

Q: What is the stupidest/most outrageous thing you've done on a golf course?
A: Fished at night

Q: Have you ever "night putted with the dean's daughter?"
A: NO

Q: Have you ever played night golf/trespassed to play night golf?
A: NO

Q: Beatles or Elvis?
A: Beatles

GolfPublisher Staff, Staff Report


 
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