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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
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
My Usual Game

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
My Usual Game

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
My Usual Game

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
My Usual Game

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
My Usual Game

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
My Usual Game

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
My Usual Game

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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