The Mike Strantz nobody knew (part 2)

Part one of this article is here. Strantz’s eyes light up as he roars “Forrest Fezler, my design partner is a perfect compliment to me. We are brothers in arms….

LEDERACH G.C., Lederach, PA by Kelly Blake Moran

Can you tell Kelly Blake Moran is a Texan? He may not wear a ten gallon hat or leather boots, but boy is he proud of the Lone Star State….

Rachel Uchitel Speaks: Denies Published Rumors of Affair with Tiger Woods

In an interview with A Walk in the Park, 34 year-old Rachel Uchitel of New York City categorically denied reports from the National Enquirer that she had an affair with…

World Cup redux (part 2)

Following up on my World Cup preview piece, let’s take a look at the round of 16 matchups. You can still review these brackets as “Groups” as they do in…

Oakmonster or not?

My U.S. Open preview piece is here. From the article: There’s another factor that will definitely affect play this year: over 4,000 trees were removed from the property. Almost all…

Phil MIckelson has “lost his privilege” to go for it

Recently, I reconnected with an old college buddy. I invited him out for a drink. He replied that he had to refuse – he “lost his privilege.” That’s an interesting…

AN OPEN LETTER TO DAVID DUVAL

AN OPEN LETTER TO DAVID DUVAL A lot of ink has been spilt and bandwidth absorbed chronicling the recent on-course tribulations of David Duval. Sure he has certainly carded some…

ESPN DOES GOLF A SERIOUS DISSERVICE

I’ll get back to golf travel again next post, but I have congratulate ESPN again for keeping a perfect record – when it comes to golf, no one is more…

Whoops! San Diego Chargers fail Marty Schottenheimer test

Remember the article I wrote here?  About how the Chargers were right to keep Marty Schottenheimer? Scratch that last.  Egos got in the way. Well, now Marty is free to…

Do you like this golf course design?

I saw this recently and was flabbergasted. Now, I’m all for pushing the envelope, but this seems a bit garish for my taste. Do you like this? We’re gonna take…

Memo From the Sports Desk…AND WHILE WE’RE AT IT, IT’S CALLED BABA O’RILEY!!!

All right I’ve had it. This calls for an epic rant. I was out with this girl and talking about how great the Blue Man Group Rock DVD is and…

New Cobra driver, Colorado Golf and Bowling For Soup

So the golf hammer of justice was minorly delayed when Tim Hartnett of Engh Golf did his best Kim Jong II when it came to figuring out everyone’s handicaps. (Then…

Richter Park still offering great value to NYC golfers

Danbury, CT stills affords NYC public golfers something New York City cannot – a public golf course with an interesting design and at a fair price. You really don’t need…

LAKE PLACID RESORT AND CRAIG WOOD G.C. – LAKE PLACID, NY

In the interest of consumer awareness, every once in a while we will have to make frank and honest reviews of some courses that “need improvement” ;);) in certain areas….

TOUR JOURNAL Vol. 1 – Great Fla trips and Fla Top 10

Great Florida Trips Jacksonville Area (four or five days): Sawgrass (five stars value, 12/12 Excitement Level, 12/12 Design), Ocean Hammock, (four stars value, 9/12 Excitement Value, 10/12 design) Amelia Island…


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