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Golf: "Fat and Happy Also-Rans"

"Ah yes, money – the root of all mediocrity. Think on this little gem. Since the PGA Tour changed from 60 all-exempt players to 125, the US has won but four of 15 Ryder Cups.

The Smile Experiment

The Smile Experiment

The amount of woe in my life has reached gargantuan proportions.



I haven’t been in the best of moods lately. It really hasn’t been my fault.    

Golf: Bad Breaks - Best of the Worst

"Hands-down it's got to be luckless Joe Daley at Q-school when his putt went in, bounced off the bottom of the cup and came back out. He missed by one. That was awful."

Golf: Tiger Losing His Appeal?

"Is Tiger Woods losing his appeal, is the lure of the greatest player of his generation not as valuable as it used to to be?

Vale: Gough Whitlam 1916-2014: A great Australian progressive

Former Australian prime minister Gough Whitlam, who passed away at age 98 today, was and is one of the greatest, if not the greatest, progressive leader of all time in Australia.

Chris Ford: National - the key reasons why they won

I've been thinking about why National won on September 20. There are a whole host of reasons but I'll go into the key elements (pun intended) from a left perspective of why they did so.

Golf: Magnanimous McIlroy

Alasdair Reid at The Telegraph is reporting on the kind of sportsmanship we so rarely read about or personally experience on the golf course. And thanks to John Strege for the heads up on this story.

Staggering sportsmanship

Top dating fears revealed

'Dating Fear' is something that involves more men than women on average, but a recent survey we conducted among male clients at Matchcompany showed that the fear men experienced was somewhat different from the fear that many might imagine.

Golf In The Kingdom

"Half of it is New Age mumbo-jumbo and the other half is dead-end narrative about a truth-seeking American and a Scottish golf pro, but Murphy's (Michael Murphy author of Golf In The Kingdom) golf soliloquies are downright Shakespearean…"

Golf: Best of the Best in New Zealand

"The Hills has the loveliest aesthetics, the most impressive conditioning and the best ambience of all New Zealand golf courses."

Piece of Paradise