Special Guest Commentary: My Sports Superstitions

April 2, 2015

Sports fans have some crazy superstitions, and I’m no exception. I can tell you exactly when I where mine started too – September 5, 1983. Monday Night Football. Cowboys at Redskins. And yes, to answer your question, I did have to look it up, but I do remember the game, the score, and the where it was, so it was pretty easy to find. As a kid growing up in New York City,…

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Kokopelli Golf Club

April 2, 2015

I’ll be honest, I had heard conflicting reports about Kokopelli Golf Club in Gilbert, and although I always try to remain as objective as possible heading into a course review, I’ll admit that my expectations were a little low. The course plays 6,716 yards from the Championship Tees to a Par of 72, a course rating of 72.1, and a slope of 135. The conditions reminded me a little of…

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Why the Ryder Cup Has Lost Its Luster

April 1, 2015

The Ryder Cup used to be one of my favorite golfing sporting events. The comeback at the “Battle of Brookline” in 1999 was magical because I couldn’t believe what I was witnessing. I was on the edge of my seat! But now that the United States has lost the last three consecutive Ryder Cup matches, I’m losing interest. The Europeans play as a team, whereas the United States plays as…

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Perseverance Putting Drill

April 1, 2015

  Measure 3′, 4′, 5′, 6′ from the hole. Place three balls at the 3′ mark and make all three putts before moving back to the four-foot mark, the five-foot-mark, etc. This is a great drill for aim, club path, and of course, focus. If you miss a putt at any time, start all over. All putts should be holed.    

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