US Senior Open - 2013 This past weekend, June 11 - 14th, was the first PGA (Pro Golfers's Association) tournament held since the COVID-19 pandemic halted play three months ago. It was played without fans. The next three scheduled tournaments will also be without fans. In a typical year The Masters, US Open and PGA … Continue reading Social Distancing
2010 Masters - "Look what I found" The opening round of the 2020 Masters Golf Tournament was scheduled for today, April 9, 2020, but was postponed due to the coronavirus, COVID-19. It has been rescheduled for early November. I was fortunate to attend the Wednesday par 3 tournament in 2010, where the players are allowed … Continue reading The Masters
My granddaughter has never played much golf, just a few times out with her Dad. But she is playing for her high school, and as a sophomore she has moved up to carry the team's #1 bag. She's improving fast and learning the game. Pretty good form, I'd say. Thought for the Day: To find … Continue reading Golf
It's early Monday morning and I'm watching the final round of the 144th Open Championship, normally played on Sunday, but the Friday second round was delayed because of high winds. Americans call it the British Open, but it has so much tradition and prestige that it is known around the golf world as The Open. … Continue reading The Open Championship
Anyone even vaguely familiar with golf knows that the game started in Scotland, and most of those people know that St. Andrews is considered the "home" of golf. The Swilcan Bridge, above, is a golf icon and is located on the 18th hole of St. Andrew's Old Course. Everyone who plays the Old Course crosses … Continue reading Did You Know?
Yeah, I know, I'm a day late with Father's Day. I had a wonderful day yesterday, made special by my three kids and seven grand kids. Like my wife said, "Did you ever think you would have grand kids, let alone seven?" Wow! But, I digress. All day yesterday I sort of had an … Continue reading Day after Father’s Day
Moral Support Photojournalism is supposed to tell a story, which I attempted to do here when I entered this photo into the photojournalism category of my camera club's monthly photo contest. I was excited about the possibilities of this photo, thinking it captured a touching moment between a father and son--a role reversal where the … Continue reading Moral Support
The Masters. Augusta National, site of the most prestigious golf club in the world, is host of the The Masters golf tournament every year, and The Masters has become arguably the biggest of the four major tournaments held each year. Attending The Masters is said to be the most difficult ticket in the sports world, … Continue reading The Masters