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My Usual Game

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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World's best golf-based bathroom reading

By David Owen A recent study proved something that most of us either knew already or could have figured out: people who have smartphones spend more time on the toilet than people who don’t. Not long...
Monday, 7/7/2014 at 12:00PM
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These are the best golf beverage bottles, and I'm not kidding

By David OwenUsually, the “tee gift” you receive for playing in a golf tournament is something you either don’t want or already have a dozen of, like a bag that isn’t the right size or shape...
Friday, 7/4/2014 at 2:00PM
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Reader's trip report: Askernish Golf Club, South Uist, Scotland

By David OwenAskernish is on the island of South Uist, in the Outer Hebrides, off the coast of northwestern Scotland.I first visited in 2007, on assignment for Golf Digest, and I went back late the following year...
Tuesday, 7/1/2014 at 1:00PM
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Rangefinders, Ivan Lendl, lawyer feet, a lazy 30-year-old, a hole-in-one, and vegan burgers for dinner

By David OwenMy ancient laser rangefinder, a Bushnell PinSeeker 1500, finally stopped working. The low-battery warning began flashing and wouldn’t stop, even though I replaced the battery, twice, using fresh spares from my golf bag. As...
Saturday, 6/28/2014 at 4:58PM
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Solstice marathon: 101 holes in 15 hours, all walking

By David OwenTo celebrate the official arrival of summer, my friends and I played golf on Monday from can to can’t -- from when you can see until you can’t. Seven of us teed off at...
Tuesday, 6/24/2014 at 5:23PM
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The ideal scorecard for a tensome, plus a record turnout

By David OwenWe had 30 guys on Sunday, which was both Father’s Day and the final round of the U.S. Open. Thirty is a record for us, so we took a photo: We chose teams...
Friday, 6/20/2014 at 9:42AM
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