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My Usual Game

Tree trouble: Winter is coming, and Howard meets his match

There’s a maple near the bend of the dogleg on the first hole, and each year it provides one of the first clear signs that the golf season is winding down:The tree may actually mark...
Saturday, 8/30/2014 at 7:57AM
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My Usual Game

How to create your own inexpensive on-course sound system

At my club’s member-guest two years ago, Fritz and Klinger showed my brother, John, and me that a golf-cart cup holder acts like an amplifier when you place an iPod or iPhone in it and...
Monday, 8/25/2014 at 1:50PM
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My Usual Game

A visit to our enemy club, and Jimmy's brilliant idea

Our course was closed for the women’s 18-hole member-guest, so Addison, Rick, Other Gene, and I played a round at our enemy club, on the far side of town. We have a semi-reciprocal arrangement with...
Wednesday, 8/20/2014 at 5:37PM
My Usual Game

Member-guest news (part four): the return of Peter P.

A little over a year ago, Peter P. was in a terrible car accident. He was in intensive care at a big university hospital for weeks and weeks, and for a while his doctors worried...
Thursday, 8/14/2014 at 12:15PM
My Usual Game

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
My Usual Game

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
My Usual Game

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
My Usual Game

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
News & Tours

The New Yorker just unlocked its archive. Here's why that's good for golfers

By Luke Kerr-Dineen The New Yorker announced earlier this week that it was giving the public free access on its website for all of its archived articles published since 2007. What does that have...
Friday, 7/25/2014 at 10:29AM
Magazines

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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