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This proves my point of political correctness gone mad!I do agree that Bishop should not have used such a public forum but as I said there must be more than this one incident to cause such a massive reaction from the PGA.
"The PGA has also informed me that I will not become the Honorary President nor will I ever be recognized as a Past President in our Association’s history. These, along with the impeachment are drastic consequences for the offense I have committed, but I must live with them."   Quote from Ted Bishop following his impeachment from the presidency of the PGA.   Full article...
  LOTS of close calls for these guys !!!!!!!!!!!        Some even followed us onto the fairways. Not the time to thin a shot.
Here in Vancouver we can golf pretty much year round.   My course is closed for probably 4 weeks in total during the winter months (snow or lots of rain).   Just picked up my new set of Galvin Green rain gear (Angus jacket and Alf pants).   Previously owned top of the line Sun Ice and Foot Joy stuff.   Galvin Green is by far the best but a bit expensive.   Ready for winter golf now.
 St. Andrews requires the use of fairway mats from November to March. http://www.standrews.com/Policies Scroll down and you will see the Fairway Mat policy. Looks like a great idea but the strip seems a bit small for high handicapers like myself. We may end up hitting it fat and missing the whole strip.
 I had a similar moment last year. For me it was related to grip strength. You know the saying that you should hold a golf club as tight as you would hold a bird. Well I could never figure that one out. That is until early last year. For me at least, the concept of a light grip was not so much as how light my hand was griping the club rather it was the amount of tension in my forearms. Once I reduced the tension in my forearms I was able to release the club vs. hitting the...
 +1 Golf clubs are tools of the trade. I always make sure that the groves are clean and I wipe them after every shot. No iron covers for me. I never trade in my irons and have at least 7 sets sitting in the garage so resale value is not a concern period. I have started to donate my unwanted clubs to a local organization called "Kids Sport".
Not an expert at this by any stretch but .........   Seems to me that the concept of "pods" or team work is relevant for 8 out of the 28 points.   The 12 head to head points on the last day does not depend on team work. The better player wins period.   The 8 best balls points really does not depend on team work. Say if one of the two players shoots lights out for the whole round chances are they would win regardless of how his partner is performing.   So that...
  Bingo this kind of decision would likely have been made at the Board of Director level of the respective clubs or in Trumps case he likely had a say in the decision.
I would get him an antique or special edition putter.   Something like a original Wilson 8802 -    http://www.ebay.ca/itm/Wilson-8802-Putter-Golf-Club-Original-Cerca-1970-/321516606394?pt=Golf_Clubs&hash=item4adbe213ba   Then I would have it tastefully mounted with an inscription. If the putter can be easily remove from the display frame it would be even better. This way he could use it once in a while.   The biggest problem with this is actually finding a real...
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