Archives for: September 2007

The Pete Dye Golf Club is as distinctive as its designer

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I recently had the distinct pleasure of spending some 24 hours at the only golf club officially named for the world’s foremost architect. The Pete Dye Golf Club, like its namesake, is quirky, unforgettable, and pure genius. There are three things t… more »

Dawg Days in Athens, Georgia

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Visited Athens, Georgia this past Saturday, where our daughter is a freshman at the University of Georgia, and attended our first-ever Bulldogs game. The pageantry of major college football is unforgettable, but both the opponent (Western Carolina, whic… more »

Bonding with a billionaire: My time golfing in Kohler

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Just back from a four-day foray to Destination Kohler--the Five-Diamond Mega-Resort and Spa that has made the unlikely blue-collar outpost of Sheboygan, Wisconsin one of the most sought-after destinations in golf. The trip began with a bang---a one-ho… more »

My friend the Caddie

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The concept of employing a caddie makes a significant percentage of the golf public rather uncomfortable. I conduct straw polls wherever my travels take me, (60-something new courses played this year through August) and the laundry list of reasons why g… more »