A story about a scorecard

Let me tell me a story about how something so inconsequential, so incidental to the playing of golf can matter greatly to the golf course experience. Can a scorecard matter? Not what is written on the scorecard, not the information printed in ink or the scores scribbled in pencil, but the actual physical scorecard? Yes?…

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One Bearded Review – Arnette Sunglasses: they were great…except where it mattered most

I enjoy wearing sunglasses on the golf course. I don’t “need” them, in the sense of either I wear them or I don’t go outside during daylight hours, but I appreciate that they make life in the sun a bit more pleasant. I play a lot of late afternoon and twilight golf rounds, when the…

Brown IS Beautiful: Enjoying the low trajectory time of year

There’s something to be said for accepting certain truths about one’s self, in golf as in life.  One of the essential components of developing my golf game, in addition to the lessons that have produced and honed the physical fundamentals of my swing, is realizing what works and what doesn’t before a shot is even…

Ten Lessons from the Road – What I’ve learned about a Guys’ Getaway Golf Trip

As I’ve transitioned into my mid-to-late thirties, what is important to me on a golf trip, or a road trip of any kind, has changed.  Comfort and intelligence have replaced expediency and cheapness as overriding principles of the getaway. Gone are the days of contentment with piling 8 un-showered guys into a car for 10…

Louisville Food Review – PGA Championship Edition

If you’re heading to Louisville for the PGA Championship this week, I’m sure there will be no shortage of official partners and sponsors asking for your patronage and your tourism dollars.  There will be  parties and all manner of bars and restaurants buzzing and hopping with tournament energy. Whether you’re rooting for your favorite professional…