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Have you ever wondered how your game could be improved without parting ways with a few bucks? Well, almost impossible right? But for profits to be seen, an investment must first be made. This is simply what happens if you get yourself a good yardage measuring device. Getting these golf GPS comparison devices just as it was said above, is an investment. Like any other business, with an investment, most people expect to get their capital back before they start making any profits.
The third-oldest national title is now a big-time draw
When the first Canadian Open was played at Royal Montreal in 1904, it was only the third national golf championship in the world–played at the first established club in North America. The spectators, as L. V. Kavanagh wrote in the 1973 History of Golf in Canada, arrived by horse and buggy, and crowd control was not an issue because “golf in those days was a sport for gentlemen.”
In professional golf’s galaxy of stars, the name of Pat McGowan does not burn brightly. The 35-year-old Californian, whose home club is in Southern Pines, N.C., has been philosophically plodding around the PGA Tour for 13 years, playing up to 30 tournaments annually. Read more
Augusta, Ga. I WOULD be embarrassed to admit how big a part the Masters has played in my life: in my mental life, and, to a degree, my writing life. I’m talking, of course, about the tournament held every April at the Augusta National Golf Club.
The 1998 golf season is likely to continue with Tiger Woods dominating many of the tournaments, despite the media attention he continues to receive. Young players such as David Duval may be prominent, as many veterans such as Tom Watson. These and other personalities and events are discussed.
The toughest golf course in Indiana? Who’s to say? Ask the Sunday golfer, and he’ll tell you it’s the one where he couldn’t break a hundred. Or, if he has an overblown sense of himself, he’ll probably say it’s the one where he recorded his best score.
But the United States Golf Association thinks there’s a better way. It has come up with a system for rating the difficulty of golf courses along with a slope from high to low, a method that eliminates such personal opinions.