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Florida man dumps irons for hybrids and rekindles interest in life

Scott Armatti is a 46-year-old special-education teacher at a high school in central Florida; he also coaches the boys' and girls' tennis teams, and is the football team's offensive coordinator.He took up golf two years...
Sunday, 7/26/2015 at 7:38AM
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How to make a golfer choke

When Dustin Johnson screwed up on the final green at Chambers Bay, avid golfers all over the world wept for him. After all, how many of us, at some point, haven't three-putted from 12 feet...
Tuesday, 7/21/2015 at 7:16PM
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Which nine was that?

ESPN's scorecard graphic for the Open Championship is labeled "front nine" and "back nine," but the Old Course doesn't have a front and back. You play nine holes "out," making a little loop at the...
Saturday, 7/18/2015 at 9:12AM
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Storage problem solved: what to do with golf gloves

My club's clubhouse isn't much of a clubhouse. The men's locker room has a few lockers, but they're tiny and their only real function is to let guests know that what they otherwise might think...
Saturday, 7/11/2015 at 3:31PM
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Lyme Disease Central: Report from the field

David W. and Peter A.'s wife, Denise, have Lyme disease, and Reese has ehrlichiosis, which my wife and I both had several years ago and which can be thought of as Lyme disease delivered by...
Saturday, 7/11/2015 at 8:06AM
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Stop watching TV long enough to take this golf survey

Debbie Crews is the sports-psychology consultant for the women’s golf team at Arizona State University and the chair of the World Scientific Conference of Golf. Her laboratory, in Tempe, Arizona, is carpeted with artificial turf and...
Wednesday, 7/8/2015 at 8:30AM
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Golfer discovers his wife is a fairy princess

A friend once told me he woke up every morning hoping his wife would turn to him and say, "Darling, I've watched you carefully all these years, and I am now convinced that you really...
Wednesday, 7/1/2015 at 12:00PM
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Rain is the avid golfer's best friend

Not because it makes grass grow, but because it makes non-avid golfers decide to spend the day cleaning out their basement. Two weeks ago, the Friday-afternoon meeting of the Sunday Morning Group had to begin...
Sunday, 6/28/2015 at 12:18PM
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Reader's Trip Report: The U.S. Open by periscope

I met Steve Davis, a reader in California, at Tiger Woods' World Challenge in 2012. He was easy to spot because he was carrying a homemade periscope, which he was using to see over the...
Thursday, 6/25/2015 at 12:00PM
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