Category Archives: Stories

Golf Brings Families Together

Golf is many things. It can be engaging, challenging, sometimes maddening, and other times it can make you laugh. But for me, the best reason to play golf is to build a connection with the people you play golf with. … Continue reading

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Golf Swings vs. Baseball Swings

Summer is here, and for me, that means getting back in touch with my roots and watching more baseball. I made a trip recently to watch the Dodgers play the Diamondbacks, and was happy to see my adopted home team … Continue reading

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Slice Stories: Bad Dog

There’s no shortage of slicing in golf. But recently, on one of my many interesting run-ins with new players after showing up at my local course and being put in with a foursome, I came across a convenient excuse for … Continue reading

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Playing Golf Out Of Order

There’s no way to replicate the feeling of a good round of golf. Where you make it through all 18 holes with a good score, and you know you’ve earned it. So when you have to play the holes out … Continue reading

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Golfing on Super Bowl Sunday

I always eagerly look forward to the next super bowl. Not because I love football, but because I love golf. Traditionally, it’s the one Sunday of the year when the golf course isn’t jam packed. And since I’m not a … Continue reading

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The Importance of Good Golf Partners

Golf is a game that brings people together. And by building groups of established playing partners, you can help to work your game up and set goals for yourself and the rest of your group. I’ve had the good fortune … Continue reading

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How To Hit A Power Fade

Lee Trevino once said that all the amateurs are trying to draw the ball – and all the pros are trying to fade it. The draw is a power shot and the fade is a control shot. That’s because the … Continue reading

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Ode to the Public Golf Course

Golf is said to be the sport of the elite. Presidents and other heads of state spend hundreds of hours golfing (Barack Obama even hired famous golf coach Butch Harmon to improve his game). High flying businessmen cut million dollar … Continue reading

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Slice Stories: The Par 5

So far, our slice stories series has focused on slices hit off the tee. From knocking a dent in an oil derrick to raising the ire of a cantankerous crocodile, we’ve seen that there’s plenty of trouble to get into … Continue reading

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Golf Swings: A Hickory History

Why do the pros open and close the clubhead? I read recently it’s because, in the early days of golf, hickory shafts allowed the clubhead to twist open. So the golfer had to had to consciously close the clubhead by … Continue reading

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