How many times have how many thousands of kids practiced and tried to do this in their driveway or local park?

UK earns a trip to the Final Four

The University of Kentucky defeated Michigan tonight in a classic of an Elite Eight contest to earn a trip to Dallas and next weekend’s Final Four.  So, for those of us in the Bluegrass State, it looks like the earnest start of the golf season will have to wait one more week.

If you want to be ignorant of the Rules, that's okay.  If you just don't want to play by all of them, take up tennis.

Rule 1-1: The Game of Golf

In a rare stroke of simplicity, the Rules of Golf begin with an elegant straightforwardness elusive to the rest of the text.  Honestly, the Rules begin very mildly with Rule 1, but only build in complexity.  Rule 1-1 decrees: “The Game of Golf consists of playing a ball with a club from the teeing ground…

The order of the season is heated stalls, rubber mats, and all the finger tape I can acquire.

The 4th Golf Lesson – Keep my foot down

After three weeks away from the practice range, including a week-long golfing vacation, I headed back to Mike for my fourth golf lesson.  My swing had held up okay in Hilton Head, but I knew intuitively that my fundamentals had deteriorated since my last real practice session. One of my playing partners during the last…

A look at the 11th green from the super-elevated 12th tee box.

Lakeside Golf Course, Lexington, KY

After the soft opening to the golf season in the South Carolina Lowcountry, I finally opened the 2014 golf season in Lexington on Wednesday at Lakeside Golf Course.  Since John Mark was heading in from Louisville, I hoped to meet him at the University Club of Kentucky to wrangle with the Wildcat Course for the…

A view of the main pool complex from our balcony at the Marriott Surf Watch.

Marriott Surf Watch, Hilton Head Island, SC

For this year’s Hilton Head adventure, the Wife and I stayed at the Marriott Surf Watch on the Island.  The Surf Watch is a Marriott Vacation Club property. I have no idea what being a member of Marriott Vacation Club entitles one to or what it costs,  but if I was, based on our stay…