Adios, Vaqueros

"Adios, Vaqueros," which means "Goodbye, cowboys," is where the expression "Adios, Buckaroos" originated. It has nothing to do with anything, other than this is my farewell post. I've enjoyed writing this blog over the past number of years and have had…

What We Learned From Tiger Woods This Weekend

After the ire had cooled and the
1. Scorecard signing rule is anacronistic. No other sport has such an element effect such a powerful impact on the result 2. Nearest point definer is anything but a definition. What if Tiger had been 6 or 12 inches clo…

How to go low on Sunday at Augusta

I know the secret: go high on Saturday. Check out these turnaround numbers among the first groups to finish on day four:
-Ryo Isihikawa~8 strokes better (76 to 68)
~Sandy Lyle~10 strokes better (81 to 71)
~Michael Thompso~12 strokes better (79 to 67)…

Thursday Pairings at Augusta: One Prediction

…from each of the first ten threesomes. They'll be going off in trios on Thursday at Augusta and I have a unique prediction for each of the first ten groups. While eyes will be on Tiger, Rory, Bubba and other trendy and trending competitors, I'll be p…

The Myrtle Beach Entrada of 2013

"… packed my bags last night, pre-flight, zero hour, nine am …" Rocket Ron Mon (dear God, please don't let that gain any traction) is prepped for a journey to the South Carolina coast and its run of golf courses. I'll have the good fortune to tour f…

A Straight-Eight Interview with Mike Hammontree of Chase54 Apparel

 
1. How did Chase54 come to be? Who are the principal figures and what industry experience did they bring to this venture? Chase54 started with a simple meeting between washed up golfers struggling to find great apparel at an affordable price, and a g…

Excuse The Digression: When Golf Elevates Life

A few years back, after a mildly-successful team effort from the boys' varsity golf team that I coach, I was going about my January business and began to reflect on one of my golfers. A relaxed southpaw with a wicked smile, he had narrowly missed qualif…