Monthly Archives: August 2008

Big Pine’s Thoughts On Golf-Friday

“If you’re afraid a full shot might reach the green while the foursome ahead of you is still putting out, you have two options: you can immediately shank a lay-up or you can wait until the green is clear and … Continue reading

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Big Pine’s Thoughts On Golf-Monday

“Don’t buy a putter until you’ve had a chance to throw it”

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Best Golf Today…Or Any Day

I hope for your sake if you watched golf Sunday it was the US Amateur from Pinehurst and not the Barclay’s from Tony Soprano-ville where Vijay belly-puttered himself into another million bucks. In the final Danny Lee, via Korea, via … Continue reading

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I’m not in the habit of posting other sources, but this is just too classic to resist.  Askernish, an Old Tom Morris designed golf course located in the Outer Hebrides of Scotland, has been rediscovered and renovated…open for play today. … Continue reading

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The Most Underrated Things In Golf Part VIII- Night Chipping

I’ve posted about Pine Needles before.  It is without a doubt one of the most underrated golf courses and golf experiences in the country. For a variety of reasons it’s not on the short list of avid golfers looking for … Continue reading

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“I’m Not Dead Yet” – The Best Locker Doors In Golf

This from friend Michael Scott.  He has sent the attached photos of a locker room recently visited in England with partner Nick Green.  This is one of a million things that make you chuckle about the game…at least it made … Continue reading

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I Can Hear Jim McKay

The Thrill of Victory… This is part of an e-mail I received from my former friend Michael Scott regarding the most stunning come from behind victory in his annual Majors Pool: From Michael: “Once again we have an amazing comeback … Continue reading

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