I am doing something this year that I have not done before in my golfing life, I am buying new equipment when it is actually new. I am one of the types who waits Continue reading Santa Claus and the Cleveland Wedge
It is fall, the rain and wind are back so it is time to go play some golf. I really like fall and winter golf and I am fortunate to live in the kind of climate where you can get out and play year round. The fall is a good time to put away the score card, hit Continue reading Fall 2009 practice season is open
I am going to start at today and retrace the year from here. As I write there is one day left in September and I just finished a nice late in the day round at Jack Tone golf in Ripon, CA. This season has been one with a lot of changes. One of the big … Continue reading Filling in the blanks – the present
A company that has been around since 1914 (Wilson’s history) shows that it still has some legs left. The Wilson Staff name had gone out of fashion in the 90’s with companies like Nike, Callaway, Adams, Taylormade, etc., dominating the game for most of the last 20 years. But a resurgent Wilson is back with … Continue reading Wilson Staff Zip golf balls – wow!
Welcome to the 2009 season! I had to kick my 2009 off with a return to one of my favorite target practice courses, French Camp Golf Course in French Camp, CA. The course is a short mostly par 3 with a few par 4’s course that is a bargain and a great place to shake … Continue reading Kicking off the 2009 season
Writing the last article about buying new clubs reminded me that the first time I used my new Adams Ovation driver and A2OS irons was on a spring break trip to Monterey. It was one of those days and rounds you don’t forget. To say that I was not used to golfing on a country … Continue reading March 2006 – Black Horse – Seaside, CA
OK, if you figured that the title is very tongue-in-cheek you would be half right. I actually enjoy the challenge of playing in weather. Anyone can play badly on a perfect day but it takes a real campaigner to play badly on a bad weather day and still be smiling about it when it is … Continue reading Playing in 40 MPH Winds Can Be a Lot of Fun
Getting back into golf a few years ago just felt right. I had played a quite a bit 20 years ago but it had been 3 or 4 years since I had even hit a golf ball. So that is where it started, I played about once a month with non-fitted, graphite shafted, Big 5 … Continue reading Back in the Saddle – Search for the Right Equipment