Archives for: March 2008

Tiger Woods feels no need to apologize for profanity-laced threat at Doral photographer

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Despite being given several opportunities from an ESPN Anchor on "First Take", Tiger Woods didn't feel the need to apologize for a profanity-laced tirade at a photographer at the CA Championship at Doral this weekend. I've looked at some articles onl… more »

Only Emmett "Doc" Brown can solve the Tiger Woods vs. Jack Nicklaus greatness debate

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I'm scrolling through some comments left on this week's newsletter column, where I suggest it isn't Tiger's lack of competition - rather the selection of golf courses that is to blame for his dominance on Tour. I'm getting comments from… more »

Kauai, Hawaii luxury resort coffee is delicious even in your messy, one-bedroom apartment

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I initially believed the reason I liked my hotel room coffee at all three Kauai resorts I stayed in last week (Marriott Kauai Beach Club, the Princeville Resort and the Grand Hyatt), was because of the five-star, decked out guest rooms with gorgeous ocea… more »

Notes on Kauai golf from a Honolulu airport Starbucks

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Random thoughts on Kauai as I wait out a flight delay in Honolulu...- The next time I go to Hawaii, I'm going to make sure I go to a beach or two first before golfing. The problem with a golf-only itinerary is that by the time you do have a minute to… more »

Whistling Straits and the Prince course at Princeville on Kauai, Hawaii: which beast of a golf course will shred your scorecard faster?

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Kohler’s Whistling Straits and the Princeville Resort’s Prince course in Kauai are infamously known as two of the toughest resort courses in America. I’ve had the pleasure to get sliced and diced on each in the last year. They are similar i… more »

Kudos to Kauai’s Grand Hyatt Resort for going IPod before LCD

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A lot of hotels and resorts around the world are upgrading their in-room amenities, but they’re going about it in the wrong way. Many of them are rushing out to install flat screen LCD TVs. Then they don't get the High Def hook-up, so you're stuck… more »

Hard to believe the Makai course isn't the main event at Princeville resort in Kauai, Hawaii

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There are a lot of golf resorts out there that boast one spectacular golf course, then a couple other serviceable seconds. The Princeville Resort in Kauai, Hawaii is not one of them. You've probably heard of Princeville's famous Prince course, wh… more »

It's shirts optional at Kauai muni golf course Wailua in Hawaii

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It doesn't take long in Hawaii to realize the natives practice a care-free way of life. I don't think "stress" is in the vernacular here. And when it comes to their dress code, I'm their biggest fan. For instance, the TV reporters on the local statio… more »

Southwest Airlines: the 'no skin, no standards' carrier

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Not only are you unlikely to be seated next to any Hooters girls on Southwest Airlines, the plane might be a death trap, too. The discount carrier's recent squabbles with leggy women, including a Hooters girl and a recent case involving two, Paris H… more »

More buffalo wings, new direct flights and Hard Rock: Myrtle Beach happenings

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A few unrelated happenings in Myrtle Beach this spring..... If you are like me, your body has a chemical connection between 18 holes of golf and the hankering for Buffalo wings and a tall beer after your round. So the biggest news, in my opinion,… more »