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Excellent Shot!

A man who wanted to learn how to play golf hired a golf pro to teach him the game. The pro thought that the best way to learn would be to go out on the course and actually begin to … Continue reading

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Time for Action!

A golfer’s errant shot ended up on an ant hill. He squared up, took a big swing—and missed. Thousands of innocent ants were killed. The hacker took another swing—and missed again. Another wave of ants was destroyed. Panic-stricken insects scurried … Continue reading

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Still Going Strong!

It is a great achievement in golf to be able to shoot your age. Few people ever accomplish this feat, but Sid Beckwith, of Clermont Florida, has done it over 1,000 times. He first shot his age when he was … Continue reading

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Can’t Be Found?

  David Feherty, an analyst for the Golf Channel, described an errant shot by saying, “That ball is so far left, Lassie couldn’t find it if it was wrapped in bacon.”   Only those who have played the game can … Continue reading

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Going Forward

Charlie Wi had trouble making progress on the 5th hole at the Transitions Championship in Palm Harbor, Florida last Sunday. Three straight shots he took ricocheted off a tree and bounced behind him. Wi ended up on the practice range, … Continue reading

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Not Overtly Religious

A recent news article talked about President Obama’s love for golf. It said, “To be sure, Obama prefers playing golf as a way to release political pressure. He almost always heads out on Sunday mornings, rarely trading his nine or … Continue reading

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Ups and Downs

Rory McIlroy Rory McIlroy was playing some fantastic golf at the Masters in Augusta, Georgia this past weekend. The 21-year-old was poised to become the second youngest player to ever win the Masters. With a 4-shot lead to begin the … Continue reading

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Making Progress

My 3-year-old friend Grant was showing me his golf swing the other day. He told me that he had been practicing a lot with his plastic club and ball. I asked him if he was getting any better, and he … Continue reading

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Truthful Teen

Zach Nash On August 11, 14-year-old golfer Zach Nash shot a 77 to win the boys 13-14 age division at the Milwaukee County Parks Tour Invitational. A couple of hours after the victory, he was shocked to discover that he … Continue reading

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Don’t Oversleep!

Professional golfer Jim Furyk overslept Wednesday and missed his tee time. Furyk’s cell phone alarm clock lost power overnight, and he had no backup plan. PGA officials had no choice but to disqualify him from the tournament. Furyk commented, “I’ve … Continue reading

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