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My Usual Game

I don't get blisters anymore, but if I did. . . .

Golf shoes by True Linkswear, a company for which I am an unpaid shill, are so comfortable that I now wear one or another of my many pairs not just when I play golf but...
Monday, 9/15/2014 at 4:03PM
My Usual Game

Two golf dreams, featuring St. Andrews and Stevie Wonder

I've often wished that I'd taken up golf twenty years earlier, not only so that I could have wasted my physical prime on golf courses instead of in classrooms, libraries, and bars, but also so that...
Saturday, 9/13/2014 at 9:50AM
My Usual Game

The Sunday Morning Group conquers all

Yale University has an undistinguished student body and a miserable football team, but it does have a tremendous golf course , which the U.S.G.A. -- mysteriously but somehow characteristically -- lists under "T," for "The Course...
Wednesday, 9/10/2014 at 10:30AM
My Usual Game

Head-to-head match play against mosquitoes and ticks

Last month, at the men’s member-guest, Michael U. showed me a gadget he had attached to his bag: He told me that it contained a battery-powered fan, which enveloped him and his golf cart with a...
Tuesday, 9/9/2014 at 1:13PM
My Usual Game

Golf at sea: Man overboard?

For a New Yorker assignment unrelated to golf, I recently went to sea. I didn't see anyone actually hitting golf balls -- using the ocean as a driving range is no longer permitted on cruise...
Thursday, 9/4/2014 at 5:07PM
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
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