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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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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Have a cigar! Hey, have two!

There are two approaches to turning yourself into a human billboard: the single-logo, less-is-more approach, typified by Tiger Woods (Nike) and Jordan Spieth (Under Armour), and the how-much-personal-surface-area-can-I-embroider approach, typified by Jim Furyk and NASCAR....
Monday, 4/20/2015 at 7:00PM
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Cart-only rules should be against the rules

My home course isn't open yet, but spring is finally truly here, and last weekend 16 of us played at Richter Park, one of the best munis in the United States: great course, stirring scenery,...
Thursday, 4/16/2015 at 9:12AM
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