“Yes sir” Vern Lundquist Augusta National, home of The Masters. In just 2 weeks golfers all over the world will stop what they are doing to watch 4 days of the best golf of the year. But what makes it so special? Sure there are deeper and stronger fields in other tournaments. But this is […]
This is a little excerpt from a book I am writing. It’s about golf, love and life. I hope you enjoy! It was a beautiful Saturday summer day at the country club. Bloody Mary’s for breakfast, bets being made on the first tee, big ego’s everywhere and the sounds of golf balls being struck. It […]
The days are short. The weather here in Seattle is wet and cold. Anyone up for a great getaway? My recommendation. Kapalua, Maui. I have been blessed to have been there many of times and let me tell you it is one of the most beautiful places I have ever been. What is there to […]
“A routine is not a routine if you have to think about it.” ~ Davis Love jr. I have been teaching golf for over 20 years and one of the comments I get invariably from each student is “I want to get better” Of course they do – otherwise they wouldn’t be taking lessons. But […]
“Seek opportunities to show you care. The smallest gestures often make the biggest difference.” ~ John Wooden About 8 months ago the local high school men’s golf coach told me he was retiring and that I should apply for the job. The thought of coaching the golf team was something I always wanted to do. Well, […]
“Fun, sun and golf. What more could you ask for?” ~ Me About 2 weeks a few buddies of mine went up to the Suncadia Resort for a 2 day golf tournament. If you haven’t been to Suncadia which is located about an hour and a half east of Seattle, plan a trip! If you love to […]
I arrived at the golf course 2 days before the event as I was able to play a practice round. The course for the tour event was a different gf course and a whole lot nicer! There were tents set up everywhere. Players arriving in fancy courtesy cars. I was thinking ” what did I […]
“There are experiences in life and then there are defining moments” ~ Me It was 1995 and I was playing some pretty good golf. In fact probably the best in my life. My assistant at the time mentioned that the PGA tour was coming to Vancouver Canada for an event and he thought I should […]
It is almost impossible to remember how tragic a place this world is when one is playing golf. ~ Robert Lynd Ok, for you golfers out there, how many times have you heard a friend say “that is the best golf course I ever played” Only to discover it was just ok? Well, when Bandon Dunes […]
“I know I am getting better at golf because I am hitting less spectators” ~ Gerald Ford Well, as many of you know I love golf, I enjoy everything about it. In fact, in a earlier blog I wrote about my passion for the game. But…..But there are a few things about the game of golf […]
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