If you’ve followed this blog, you’ve been introduced to me so it’s only fair, and certainly long overdue, that you learn something about my friend Kevin. Ted Lasso would probably call this an owed ode. I’ve known Kevin, or Ktown … Read More
I remember all the shots from a round for several hours after the last putt drops. I remember the best jokes and laughs for years. I retell my favorites every round I play with someone new. I break out the old “do you know how much this pin flag weighs?” bit literally all the time. It’s become a calling card of sorts. There are a few others I’ve picked up over the years, some from my dad, some from friends, others from strangers. Each has provided the mental break and a laugh that helps my game and reminds me why I love to play this dumb game so much.
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I’m not going to spoil the book in the hopes that you’ll be intrigued enough to go out and get it yourself. I want everyone to read Tom’s books in the hopes that he’ll be so successful that he’ll do another one. I need my fix and I’m quickly running out of this book. I won’t spoil it except for one little paraphrased line that is the crux of this entire post. In the book, Tom describes a tough experience playing Bethpage Black and said something like, “golf is the only aspect in life where you’re having fun while you’re having no fun at all.” … Read More
The hardest part is getting started. That’s what I tell myself every time I sit down to write something. Just get a few words down and let the juices start flowing. In reality, I could use that same logic for a lot of other things in life. Surely, once things get rolling, it’ll all be fine. Right? … Read More
It was early fall 2007. I already reported to college but was excused from baseball practice for the weekend because it this one was special: my sister was getting married in Manhattan (shout-out B and T). I caught the golf … Read More