For true fans of women’s golf, this past Sunday at 2017 US Women’s Open was stellar; a picture perfect day, a course that challenged the best in the world and three players tied for the lead with just a half dozen holes left to play.
The chance of an amateur winning is always going to be tantalizing. It represents the possibility that athletic purity can best financial incentive. It actually happened in 1967 when Cathrine Lacoste won the US Women’s Open as a 22-year-old, and it looked like it could happen again for Hye-Jin Choi in Bedminster. She was one of the three in the aforementioned tie at the 66th hole of the Championship.
Shanshan Feng was another, the Olympic bronze medal winner held the lead for the first three rounds and was in line to become the first Chinese player to win the US Women’s Open. She put up a valiant fight, but Continue reading “An Ultra-Cool Winner, An Inspiring Amateur & The Elephant In The Skybox”
In my course's Men's Association weekly play last night, I fell apart. Actually, "melted" would be a better description. It was about 95 degrees with 95% humidity, and I was simultaneously so sweaty, slippery, and sticky, I wasn't sure whether I would d…
It’s an iconic combination to be sure, with red representing hardiness and valor, while white evokes purity and innocence. Then there’s blue, for vigilance and justice.
That explanation makes it’s easy to understand why the red, white and blue color palette is so powerful.
Here in the US, where flags fly proudly throughout the year, there’s a special place for the patriotic color scheme in summer. From Memorial Day at the end of May to Labor Day in early September our streets, homes and public buildings are resplendent in red, white and blue.
So, heading into the Independence Day weekend, it’s a perfect time to show your colors on the golf course. With so many stellar designers doing golf apparel these days, the choices are endless. Happy 4th of July.