Category: General

Scott to win U.S. Open at Winged Foot

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With the Aussie Socceroos scoring their first ever goal in a World Cup and going-on to record their first ever win at a World Cup as well, I am going out on a limb and tip that Aussie golfer, Adam Scott will win his first U.S. Open. Good things always… more »

LPGA is awesome viewing

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How exciting are the ladies right now? The battle for supremacy in women's golf is so tightly bunched that from one tournament to the next one will find it difficult to pick the winner. No longer are we seeing the lop-sided domination of previous ye… more »

Phuket's Blue Canyon Country Club to host new tournament

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While I choose to live in Phuket, Thailand, this decision has left me with little option for viewing of live sporting events of international standard. I am restricted to second rate games of rugby, soccer and cricket and while these are a bit of fun… more »

Wie's just another golfer

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Breaking new ground in any walk of life is a difficult task and when achieved is something to be very proud of. Michelle Wie is attempting to do just that, break new ground. She can be proud of her efforts of attempting to compete at the highest leve… more »

Bubba Watson gets the thumbs up in my opinion

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I like the way Bubba Watson thinks. When I had the time to play regular golf with a bunch of mates back in Australia, there was no letting up on the tee as to which club to use. On holes which gave options of a dangerous long drive with water carry or… more »

With World Cup on tap, European Golfers at a huge disadvantage

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With the Soccer World Cup starting soon, and most European nations being soccer mad, I can imagine that some of the European players, especially the English, having their minds on their countries soccer teams. Time difference will also make a huge im… more »

Hair loss and golf?

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I cracked up laughing when I visited Wheat Road Golf to find their top link was about a miracle solution to male hair loss. Being a golfer and one of the many follicly challenged males in the world, I thought this might be of interest. Laughingly,… more »

Will pro golfers couple-up like other celebrities?

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With movie superstars Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie, known to the media as "Brangelina", giving birth to their first child and many other celebrities choosing to mix only with other celebrities, my thoughts turn to our professional golf ranks. Pro gol… more »

What's it really like living on a golf course?

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I spoke to a friend of mine recently who owned a fairway side property at a prestigious golf course. I imagined this would be the ultimate lifestyle but he thought otherwise. Aparently, he had so many broken windows and intruding wayward golfers that… more »

Golfing on or off Phuket Island.

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Playing golf in Phuket, Thailand is almost always a lot of fun. From the compulsory lady caddies to the tropical surrounds, it's all an experience. My regular golfing round is found on the mainland of Thailand just north of Phuket Island. Thai Muang G… more »

What does Greg Norman have to do to lose the choker tag?

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When is it going to end? I am completely sick of hearing, Greg Norman, choker this, and Greg Norman, choker that. Just because he let a few good winning margins slip by without a win doesn't mean he is entitled to a lifetime of abuse. The simple fact… more »

Death of Earl Woods has blogger wondering if he can raise the next Tiger

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With the recent passing of Earl Woods, I can only admire the time, dedication, sacrifice and effort he put in over the years to put his son in the position he is today. But do you think that Tiger Woods' success has just been through years of dedicate… more »

A good stretch before that first drive is sage golf instruction

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I should have listened to those people that told me to stretch before playing golf. Ok, so I got my first golf game in after a layoff of over six months. At first, everything was fine, I played badly of course, as with no practice those bad habits ca… more »

In Thailand, two left golf shoes a hidden blessing

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So there I was, sitting in my office working. Dreaming about the coming day where I was going to play my first game of golf in about six months. One of the reasons that I settled in Phuket, Thailand was the all-year-round warm temperatures and the a… more »