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Golf Digest 2015 = MySpace 2007

Written by: Tony Korologos | Tuesday, November 24th, 2015
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Hats off to Golf Digest for more fantastic golf journalism. What will the interns come up with next? Duckface throwin’ up a deuce!

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Golf is a Game of Honor, Which is Why the USGA Does Not Trust You

Written by: Tony Korologos | Tuesday, November 24th, 2015
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Golf is a game of honor, right? That’s exactly why the USGA does not trust us to post scores when played as a single.

To further support the key System premise of peer review, scores made while playing alone will no longer be acceptable for handicap purposes.

A hell of a lot of golfers I know play by themselves.  We call penalties on ourselves, right?  But we can’t be trusted to record our own scores?

This is one of the many reasons I no longer pay the out-of-touch USGA to be a “member.”  Yeah, no more cheapo free U.S. Open hat for me.  Other than the hat there was seriously no benefit.  None.  Oh, wait.  I did get a free notepad with about 10 sheets of paper on it for, you know, those times I use paper.

I’m inspired to post these comments because of the fantastic commentary written by my friend Golf Blogger.  Check out his article The USGA Just Called Me A Liar.  John (Golf Blogger) nails it.

This rule shows once again that the Golf Lords of the USGA are out of touch with the peasant’s game.

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The lack of average golfer representation is, I think, at the root of the USGA disconnect. The USGA doesn’t represent me, or anyone I know.

That’s a birdie if I ever read one.  Nice job John.

Sort of like gun control laws, all this rule will do is affect golfers who follow the rules.  The Saturday group that allows illegal drops, gimme putts inside the leather of a 58″ club, and mulligans will still do those things.  Those players will still win all the net games and come in at one billion under par in corporate/charity scrambles.  We will still hate them.

And what will the USGA do about rounds punched in after the fact, on apps and computers?  I often punch in my UGA (Utah Golf Association) scores the evening of my round when I’m at my computer.  Will the USGA require an email address of the “witness” in order to allow the posted score?  Come on.

Does this grow the game? No.  Then again, the USGA doesn’t care about growing the game.  It cares about growing the USGA.

 

 


According to Golf Digest Steve Williams Learned of Tiger Woods Sex Scandal in New Book

Written by: Tony Korologos | Sunday, November 8th, 2015
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The days of proofreading, editors, grammar, and common sense in the golf media world are long gone…

Steve Williams Tiger Woods Book

So Steve Williams learned of Tiger Woods se scandal in a new book?  It’s amazing it took him until 2015 to learn about the 2008 scandal, being so close to Tiger and all.  Nice job Digest.

On a side note, I’m not interested in Steve Williams or anything he has to say.


New PGA Tour Reach Around Season Starts This Week!

Written by: Tony Korologos | Tuesday, October 13th, 2015
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PGA Tour LogoWow the Reset Cup seems to have just finished and now the reacharound season is upon us!  Yes, the PGA Tour 2015-2016 season starts THIS WEEK.  I’m not sure I’m ready to start ignoring the season so soon.

I anticipate the next time I’ll be tuning in to watch professional golf on TV will be on April 4th, 2016 for the Masters Tournament (if I’m still alive).


Kenny G on Playing the Kazoo

Written by: Tony Korologos | Friday, October 9th, 2015
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Sports Illustrated has an interview with Kenny G.  In the interview they ask him all sorts of questions about Tiger Woods, golf, courses he’d like to play.  But they failed to ask him the ONE thing he is fully qualified to comment on… playing the Kazoo.

 

 


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