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Golf Is Not Fun Or For The Faint Hearted

“Golf is not “fun” in the traditional sense of the word. Golf is hard; it starts hard and stays that way. Fun is ice cream, sunny days and symphonies. Golf, on the other hand says, “Here I am, you sap. Do you have what it takes?”

Golf: Silly Rules and The Status of Saliva

“Bodenhamer (John Bodenhamer, the USGA’s head of rules) said the USGA receives about 8,000 phone calls per year from people with rules questions, 10 or 15 of which have never been asked before.”

Golf: Illicit Encounters of the Male Kind

“Golf is the No.1 excuse for unfaithful husbands,” so writes Edward Colman at Todays Golfer.

Golf – The cover story

Golf: The Hitler Cup and Staying Home

“The last time golf was played in the Olympics many of the best players stayed at home and the game's followers were split into two camps as to whether it was a good thing the sport was part of the festivities.”

Golf: Jimmy Walker – Walking His Talk

"He looks like friggin' Clint Eastwood out there!" said Paul Casey. "He just needs a black Stetson and a poncho to complete the look."
That’s Alan Shipnuck covering Jimmy Walker’s recent win at the PGA Championship

Golf: Jutanugarn Just Kept On Smiling

“So when all hell started breaking loose on the back nine Sunday, Jutanugarn kept smiling,” writes Randall Mell.

A different kind of trigger

Golf: Turnberry or Carnasty?

“Colin Montgomerie is still firmly in the Carnoustie camp, insisting “this is the best of the nine courses on The Open rota with no weak hole out there”.

Golf: Henrik Stenson – Eyes Wide Shut

“Sport psychologist Torsten Hansson sums up Stenson's subsequent Terminator Period by saying, "For a long while, Henrik couldn't hit the fairway, he couldn't hit the golf course, he couldn't hit the planet." It took almost two years working with Hansson and Cowen -- in part, by hi

Golf: Royal Troon – A Tale of Two Nines

“Like two different golf courses,” is how two-time major winner Martin Kaymer describes playing Royal Troon.

The short and long of it