david owen

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My Usual Game

How to hit a lob shot from the back of a pickup truck

Recently, the Sunday Morning Group held a shootout in which the prizes were some stuff sent to us by Famous Smoke Shop, our tobacco sponsor and smoking connection, which sells cigars online, by mail order,...
Monday, 5/25/2015 at 2:50PM
My Usual Game

Golf in Morocco: A better way to haggle

I visited Morocco on a golf junket in 2000, and although my companions and I spent a lot of our time playing golf, we did other stuff, too.We did a fair amount of nosing around...
Thursday, 5/21/2015 at 8:00AM
My Usual Game

Report (including lunch) from the Olympic Club

Our golf course has just nine holes, and from the tips it's only a few inches longer than 5,500 yards, and if you want lunch you have to make it yourself. Nevertheless, the Sunday Morning...
Monday, 5/18/2015 at 1:00PM
My Usual Game

The best sunscreen for golfers is now available as a spray

New Zealanders didn't invent skin cancer, but they've come close to perfecting it: their country is stuck under one of the skimpier parts of the ozone layer. The only time the tops of my ears...
Saturday, 5/16/2015 at 9:10AM
My Usual Game

Free golf balls! (for my friends and me)

At a rich-guy club several years ago, I stopped by the golf shop to buy Pro V1s, and when the assistant behind the counter told me how much they were I said, “Oh, no, just...
Friday, 5/8/2015 at 12:45PM

Full-Swing Keys - David Owen: My Swing Meets The A Swing

What David Owen learned from David Leadbetter's new A Swing.
My Usual Game

How many times could Jordan Spieth buy and sell you?

The British golf-stuff website onlinegolf.co.uk -- which is similar to TGW, Golfsmith, or Edwin Watts -- includes a gadget that lets you compare your earnings with those of the world’s best golfers. You have to...
Thursday, 5/7/2015 at 2:05PM
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Revolutionary new playoff format -- now with bacon

Two teams tied during the Sunday Morning Group’s inaugural outing of 2015, a couple of weeks ago. The playoff format (devised by the Committee) was “foot wedge from the patio to the practice green, closest...
Monday, 5/4/2015 at 12:25PM
My Usual Game

Has anyone else had this problem with their rangefinder?

Last June, I bought a Bushnell Tour Z6 laser rangefinder. It’s not as good at picking up distant targets as my ancient Bushnell PinSeeker 1500 was, but it’s small enough to fit in a pocket,...
Monday, 4/27/2015 at 5:29PM
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