Question: What is 1 1/2 inches in diameter, weighs a bit over an ounce, and can travel more than a hundred miles an hour? I’ll bet some of you will get this one. Yup, it’s a golf ball.
As golfers we spend oodles of money on clubs yet give little thought to the ball we use. READ
The last time golf was featured as an Olympic sport was at the 1904 Games held in St. Louis, and a lot has changed since then. READ
The first time I played a regulation round of golf was with my father when I was 12 years old. A friend of Dad’s asked if we wanted to join him and his son for 18 holes.
Kaitie Mazzaferro waits on customer Pete Kelly at the Island’s End pro shop. (Credit: Jay Dempsey)
Your golf guy has had many jobs, most of them good. Good or bad, I have always learned something from every work experience I have had. READ
“It’s not the arrow, it’s the Indian.” Those are the words from a wise former playing partner of mine as he watched me regularly show up to the course with new weapons, certain to shave strokes off my score. READ
According to Wikipedia, the Internet encyclopedia, “A New Year’s resolution is most common in the Western Hemisphere in which a person makes a promise to do an act of self-improvement.” READ
This is a most interesting world in which we live. Patience seems to be a thing of the past and all things must be bigger and better. The more the merrier, the grander the greater, or so it seems. READ
I am not a gadget person. Never have been. The techiest pieces of equipment I own are my flip cellphone, which only sees action when I’m on the road and want to order takeout, and my Garmin GPS; both are over five years old. READ