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My Usual Game

Two Ryder Cup shots you didn't see on TV

You didn't see them because they happened in a different Ryder Cup, the one the Sunday Morning Group held while the American tour stars were getting whupped in Scotland. Twenty-four guys signed up in advance,...
Tuesday, 9/30/2014 at 12:00PM
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Member-guest news (part three): 6 proven ways to change the weather

By David OwenThere was heavy rain in the forecast all weekend during my club's member-guest, but hardly any rain actually fell. My brother and I used our umbrellas to protect our golf bags before we...
Friday, 8/8/2014 at 1:21PM
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Member-guest news (part two): men at the outer limits of fashion

By David OwenThe day after the member-guest, Addison and I realized that we were still golf-deprived, so we went out at five in the afternoon for a Two-Hour Eighteen (TM). I played pretty well but...
Wednesday, 8/6/2014 at 2:13PM
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Member-guest news (part one): how to open a beer bottle with a beer can

By David OwenMy club held its annual men's member-guest tournament this past weekend. My brother, John, and I repeated as the winners of our flight but not as the winners of the whole thing, because in...
Monday, 8/4/2014 at 11:39AM
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The USGA and R&A should adopt this playoff format (among other things)

By David OwenHacker (real name) came up $15 short on Sunday -- something that hardly ever happens. He doesn’t count the money when he collects it before the Sunday Morning Group tees off, and he doesn’t...
Wednesday, 7/30/2014 at 11:46AM

That's Forbidden! (But Should It Be?)

Golf has never lacked for rules, written & otherwise. Now, as the game enters a new era, its taboos have become a moving target.
August 2014
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Up the road from the Open: ordeal by asparagus, death by bacon and the Formby Hippo

By David OwenLess than an hour up the Lancashire coast from Royal Liverpool Golf Club, where the 2014 British Open was held, is the village of Formby, which is the home of two terrific courses, Formby...
Tuesday, 7/22/2014 at 1:32PM
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Up the road from the Open: the Hitler Trophy and the Hitler Tree

By David OwenHesketh Golf Club is an hour’s drive up the Lancashire coast from Royal Liverpool, where the Open is being played. It’s near the northern end of the resort town of Southport, and it has an...
Thursday, 7/17/2014 at 7:10PM
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Pink flags, black raspberries, and a surprise party for Hacker (real name)

By David OwenOn Friday afternoon, all the flags, flagsticks, and cup liners were pink, because that morning the women had held their nine-hole member-guest tournament (with a field of ten). Nine of us teed off at...
Monday, 7/14/2014 at 10:03AM
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Sunday on TV: two great U.K. links courses, two great golf trips

By David OwenThe Scottish Open -- that is to say, the Aberdeen Asset Management Scottish Open -- is being played at Royal Aberdeen Golf Club, in northeastern Scotland. My friends and I played two rounds...
Sunday, 7/13/2014 at 12:52PM
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