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Golfing in Chicago...IN MARCH! Perfect!

Golfing in Chicago...IN MARCH! Perfect!
Yeah…that’s not a bunker with white sand. It’s just a Chicago “snowtrap.” In the Chicagoland area, any day in March when the temperature reaches for 60 is a  PERFECT day to dig out the golf clubs and race outside to the course.  Never mind there’s still a few inches of snow in the bunkers…it’s just... Read more »

Summer golf memories get me through Chicago winters

Summer golf memories get me through Chicago winters
The snow flurries are flying today as I drive past the golf course. The fairways look desolate as the trees have dropped their leaves. The pins are still in, but they look cold and alone and exposed — like a homeless person slumping with his back against the whip of the wind. Once December blows... Read more »

Major kudos to the PGA! Whistling Straits fan experience = 4 stars

Major kudos to the PGA! Whistling Straits fan experience = 4 stars
I’ve never been to a sporting event staged as colossally as the 2010 PGA Championship at Whistling Straits. Massively impressive. The drama on the course and competitive quality of play in the final round were the icing on the cake for my brother, two of my kids, and I as we were among Sunday’s huge... Read more »
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Tiger Woods' golf career on the down slope? Probably so.

Is 34-year-old Tiger Woods on the declining side of his career? If you go by age, then probably so, at least that’s what the stats would tell us. The average age of a PGA tournament winner during the past 9.5 years (2003-today) is about 35 years old, although the peak is around 32 or 33.... Read more »
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