Recently we were able to go to a major golf tournament, the U.S. Open. (A big “Thank You” to our friends who had extra tickets!) It was a beautiful day. We all had a great time because I’ve learned from past experiences some practical tips for the golf spectator. Continue reading Top 10 Tips for the Golf Spectator
USGA Integrity Check
The USGA talks about keeping the integrity of the game. They go as far as putting performance limits on golf clubs, limiting certain types of strokes like an anchored putter and the Sam Snead style side saddle. This past weekend at the US Open, arguably their biggest stage, they attempted to flex their muscles but ultimately made one big hypocritical mistake. Continue reading Dustin Johnson – The USGA was Hypocritical!
Cleve and I would like to wish our fathers and all fathers a . . .
Happy Father’s Day!
I’ve always thought of my father as a “John Wayne” type of person. He can do anything and handle anything. He doesn’t have a college education but he can fix anything and the bills were always paid. My dad’s always encouraged me Continue reading He’s a Good Good Father
Care to play golf at the Greenbrier?
Well friends, this past week has been the 97th West Virginia Amateur Championship. Congratulations to Alan Cooke of Vienna, WV for winning the tournament, which entitles him to Continue reading WV Amateur Golf Championship
What is a Mashie Niblick?
Let’s learn what a Mashie Niblick is.
A Mashie Niblick is a 7-iron. Where did the name come from? Well to answer that question we must travel back in time to before the “modern” golfing era.
Before around 1920 clubs had names not numbers. Cool names like Brassie, Spoon, and Jigger. Continue reading What Is A Mashie Niblick Anyway?
We Survived Our First Golf Tournament This Year!
Our son Andrew played in his first golf tournament this year, with U.S. Kids Golf, and it was an incredible experience. Hannah and Andrew have played in tournaments before, but you know how it is when it’s the first one of the year, you’re nervous and they’re nervous.
It all started earlier in the week when Cleve just happened to mention to Andrew that there was a local 7 year old boy that was already competing at golf. Continue reading U.S. Kids Golf Tournament – We Survived!
UPDATE: Due to the recent tragic flooding in West Virginia the Greenbrier Classic has been cancelled.
Our thoughts and prayers go out to those effected.